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- Food Sex Lit, Electroacoustic Music, Dirty Book Fair, MTA Love Poems, Hip Hop Karaoke â€” Whatâ€™s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/12â€“7/18)
â™¦ BAIT â€“ Brooklyn Arts, Innovation and Technology conference @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), Bringing together artists, technologists, futurists, inventors and creatives. Platform for people outside of the realm of academia to publish work and ...
- Wilson, Lewis, and Pseudo-Christian Pedestalization Game
This doesnâ€™t mean that pedestalization is Christian, only that Wilson is likely right when ... of the relationship between husband and wife was gleaned from medieval poetry and popular culture (which was itself influenced by the same poetry).
- KidLit: Recommended Reading on Justice and Understanding
Before Morning by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes. Joyce Sidmanâ€™s poetry urges children and adults alike to slow down and pay attention to the natural world. Before Morning is a stunning winter story where the human world must stand still and ...
- Glenda Jackson on playing poet Stevie Smith â€“ archive, 1977
Stevie Smithâ€™s poems are as spare and dry and witty and delicate as her ... the aloneness of people, the ubiquity of death, the cruelty of circumstance, the incredibility of God. It is this that has touched Glenda Jackson as the truth about Stevie ...
- Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
Christian's social media postings indicate an affinity for ... In 2013, Fletcher won a 2013 poetry competition, the Verselandia poetry slam, with a poem condemning prejudices faced by Muslims, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive (http://bit.ly/2s2qPXH
- We are Leeds: slam poet Zodwa Nyoni's shout-out to Yorkshire's young voices
â€œWhat has courage got to do with race? What has love got to do with race?â€ Despite her move into theatre, Nyoniâ€™s poetry remains a constant. â€œI was a performance poet, then I was a performance artist, and then I was a playwright,â€ she says.
- The 3288 Review Calls for Prose and Poetry Submissions â€“ Pays $50/poem
Payment: $25-$50 for poetry; $25â€”$75 $50 per prose piece depending on word length; $25-$50 per artwork collection. Published writers will receive two contributorâ€™s copies. The editors will only consider original, unpublished work.
- COWBOY POETRY: Halloween Night
Now some would say that Halloween is just for kids and treats. But Iâ€™m tellinâ€™ you, and this is true, Halloween is not so neat. It was 10 pm, the trail was dark. Old Jim and I were walkinâ€™. Iâ€™d climbed down off the saddle â€˜cuz the world was now a ...
- State Poet Laureate to visit Bayfield
29-30 at the invitation of the Bayfield Carnegie Library. â€œWe are so happy to be hosting Karlaâ€™s visit to our area, to bring more awareness to the art of poetry, including special workshops at Bayfield schools and the library,â€ said Bayfield Carnegie ...
- Poets Dismayed As They Discover Canadian University Has Been Scanning Copies Of Their Work And Making Them Free
and international poetry superstar Anne Carson, as well as leading U.S. poets including Claudia Rankine, Ariana Reines and Maggie Nelson. The books, most of which would retail for less than $20, were available to download free to anybody who clicked on a ...
- The man spouted Urdu poetry
Dharam Singh was a great fan of Urdu poetry and spared no opportunity to quote verses ... (Let us not forget the warm memories of the moments spent together. Who knows in which dark corner life ends.)
- How Novelist Kwame Alexander Hooks Teens on Poetry
MJ: Sheâ€™d better have! KA: Right? So I knew poetry worked. I figured I was gonna be the guy to remind us that we all love it. MJ: Solo could be a hit, too. Itâ€™s hard to put down. It actually kind of made me cry. KA: Thank you, man. Iâ€™ve been so ...
- Opinion: Why Groundhog Day elevates science over superstition
He used to host the members of his lab at his house, serve â€œground hogâ€ (a.k.a. sausage), and recite marmot poetry. The study follows individually-marked yellow-bellied marmots at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, Colo. The value of ...
- Even Through This I Will Love You
The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love. â€œI bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching.
- The feminist energies of William Blake and Faith Wilding take over Chicago
A lap through Wildingâ€™s â€œUn-Natural Parablesâ€ makes for an update on this concept. Wilding, a longtime scholar of female mysticism, English Romantic poetry and environmentalism, uses lines of texts in her watercolors with an eye inspired by her ...