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- In Conversation: Lesley Saunders on translation, poetic collaboration and creating new writing with refugees
Find our more about her work at www.lesleysaunders.org.uk Theophilus Kwek (TK): Congratulations on winning the 2016 Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation with your lovely translation of Poema by Maria Teresa Horta! In your commentary, you write ...
- Annual gathering will feature music, poetry, chuck wagon vittles
WESTCLIFFE - From seasoned songsmiths to a young up-and-coming American Idol contestant, the Custer County Cowboy Gathering will have all the Western music bases covered next weekend. Beloved cowboy music, a chuck wagon cooking contest, cowboy poetry ...
- Impulse Shopping in Southampton, poem by Lisa Wiley (LOST AND FOUND Poetry and Prose Series)
on this lonely, sandy patch of Long Island. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: I wandered around town aimlessly on my one day off from the Southampton Writers Conference 2013 not having been alone much in 13 years since my children were born.
- Lata Mangeshkar is to Hindi film song what Ghalib was to Urdu poetry or MF Husain to painting
Lata Mangeshkar is to the Hindi film song what Ghalib is to Urdu poetry, what MF Husain is to painting. She is the very best of the many titans that worked in her field, which included names like Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, Manna Dey and her own ...
- The Latest: Oregon stabbing suspect gripes about free speech
In one of his poems, he spoke out against the prejudice faced by Muslims ... Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous.
- There's a reason why anti-Muslim ideology hasn't found a home in Portugal
The Jeronimos Monastery is one of the most prominent examples of Late Gothic Manueline style of architecture in ... a 16th-century Iranian copy of the 14th-century poetry of Hafiz, the 400-year-old Safavid scholarâ€™s handwriting swooping delicately ...
- A Collection of Poetry Interviews Is a Work of Poetry Itself
They want to hear angles that theyâ€™re not getting from media sources. Thatâ€™s been heartening to see. What Is Poetry? Just Kidding, I Know You Know (2017) is published by Wave Books and is available from Amazon and other online booksellers.
- Parents share daughter's poem on heroin addiction in obituary
The obituary included a poem Farrell had sent to her sister about her struggle to overcome her drug addiction. "Funny, I don't remember no good dope days. I remember walking for miles in a dope fiend haze," the poem read. She continued to say everything ...
- Emmanuel Macron responds to young girl's poem with some verse of his own
The girl, Sophie, wrote the poem on her way back from an April family trip in Paris. Named "Centre of Attention", the 20 verse poem is an ode to the monument designed by Gustave Eiffel. It begins with: ""She has four beautiful legs, which help her stand ...
- Open Books: Poetry Spotlight
Open Books: A Poem Emporium is located in Seattle ... anniversary during the month of April (on the 28th to be precise). Interested in buying books online? Open Books lists some of the better used book finds online.
- Books of the month for children: A boy refugee and the experience of change
This Family of Things review: Exposing a metronome of joy and despair Poem of the week: Naming of the Bones High ... at Leonora Carringtonâ€™s The Milk of Dreams (New York Review Childrenâ€™s Collection, Â£11.99, 5+), a surreal collection of symbolic ...
- WDN Poetry Contest finalist: Waking Ritual
After three hours, the guests leave,
- Poet Laureate of Loneliness
A half-century after her death, Carson McCullers is best known for The Member of the Wedding, her 1946 novel about a motherless 12-year-old girl who watches the planning for her brotherâ€™s nuptials and feels distanced from the rest of the family.
- Instagram poet Rupi Kaur talks new book at Politics & Prose event
The 25-year-old poet performed a sampling of spoken word poems and gave insight on the poems in her new release at a Politics & Prose event Tuesday at the University of the District of Columbia. Kaur began her program with a topic she is well known for ...
- A 'crazy sense of humor' and a warm smile: NNU community remembers Paul and Jane Taylor
The two attended summer camps together and shared a love for nature and animals. Taylor helped write a funny poem to promote Powersâ€™ student council campaign in high school, which Powers credits with helping him get elected. Taylor later asked Powers to ...