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- Newest Berry Babies: Alberta Lilou and Olympia Malou
Even more than usual this month, there were lots of intriguing backstories, with such varied tributes to inspirational relatives, saints and kings, nature, music, poetry, Canada, Victor Hugo, James Joyce, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, an opera star, ice skating ...
- The 2017 Skipping Stones Honor Awards: The 25th Anniversary Edition
While the non-profit multicultural childrenâ€™s magazine Skipping Stones has been publishing articles, stories, and poetry for 29 years, the Skipping Stones Honor Awards are only this year celebrating their 25th anniversary of highlighting the best ...
- Chakwera: Prose and poetry
A certain publication that does little to mask its political leanings, namely favouritism for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and, as a consequence, disdain for the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP)â€”recently made a playful, if not ...
- â€˜Something Other Than Otherâ€™: The poetry of Philip Rowland captures quotidian Tokyo life
Tokyo poet Philip Rowlandâ€™s third full-length collection of verse, â€œSomething Other Than Other,â€ quietly resonates with profound images of the quotidian humanity he finds around him. Published last year by Isobar Press in Tokyo, the collection is a ...
- Festival celebrates American history, emancipation of slaves - Vineland Daily Journal
Vineland Daily JournalFestival celebrates American history, emancipation of slavesVineland Daily JournalBRIDGETON - Bridgeton Main Street Association teamed up with Tri-City HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday) to host a Juneteenth Celebration at the Cohansey Riverfront on Saturday afternoon. The event kicked off with a parade from the Civil War ...
- The Latest: Prosecutors: Portland man says he stabbed 3
Christian appeared in court on aggravated murder and other ... Back in high school, he won a citywide Portland Public Schools poetry slam. In one of his poems, he spoke out against the prejudice faced by Muslims since the terrorist attacks of Sept.
- Speaking Bearcats continue dominance in Nebraska
Van Ross: Sixth place, Poetry Interpretation. The Speaking Bearcat debate teams will travel to the Border Wars tournament hosted at Kansas Wesleyan University to compete in Public Forum Debate this Friday.
- Poetry Interview: Austin Allen
Late in her life she became friends with Muhammad Ali ... Does your understanding of â€œgood manhoodâ€ manifest itself in your poetry in any tangible ways? Being a good man is always a matter of aspiration, like being a good writer.
- Poets Plan Trump Tower Vigil To Protest Potential NEA Cuts
For those who want to join the vigil, protesters will be gathering outside Trump Tower at 6 p.m. on March 15 â€œto mourn the proposed death of the NEA.â€ Participants are urged to bring candles and poems â€œto leave at the altar.â€ Hereâ€™s hoping the ...
- Poetry night March 10 at Bottega
Admission is free. Copies of Lesterâ€™s book will be on sale. A California native, with an MFA from Columbia University, Lester has had poetry appear in The Boston Review, Atlas Review, Powder Keg, Boaat Journal, Tinderbox and other publications.
- Manila Never Sleeps - Poem by Christian Rodil
"You can't bring an unwritten place to life without losing something substantial. Manila is the cradle, the graveyard, the memory. The Mecca, the Cathedral, the bordello. The shopping mall, the urinal, the discotheque. I'm hardly speaking in metaphor.
- WWII Club to host Poetry Slam national qualifier Saturday
Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam, White Plains Library Slam, Slam Free or Die and Pulp Slam. On Friday, Northampton Poetry hosted a preliminary Indie Slam for individuals to compete for the unofficial title of NorthBeast Slam Champion. They choose five members ...
- How to give your memoir real bite
In the new issue of the American Scholar, Christian Wiman and Emily Fox Gordon offer antidotes to the predictable, narcissistic memoir.
- Poetry Friday: â€œAfternoon Swimâ€
Play with grammar is this poemâ€™s medium. I laughed out loud at the course of Larsenâ€™s sentence about another sentence: â€œa sentence in a Victorian novel fallen against the belly // of a pregnant somebody dozing on shore, turning now / to devour a ...
- Teenager rocks country with ancient poetry mastery
The contest, dubbed the "Chinese Poetry Conference," has become a dark horse in terms of popularity after being aired during the Spring Festival holiday. It has emerged from a sea of vibrant variety shows, glittering galas and dazzling celebrations that ...