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About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems.

About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems. | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Japanese Samurai were arguably the greatest warriors in modern history; living their entire life by the Code of Bushido; the samurai code of honor. About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems; by Pearldiver gives a...
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Douglas Adams made me a writer: Neil Gaiman salutes his friend and inspiration - The Guardian

Douglas Adams made me a writer: Neil Gaiman salutes his friend and inspiration - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Paying tribute to his genius at the annual Douglas Adams lecture, writer explains how meeting the Hitchhiker’s Guide author at 22 changed his life
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Poetry by Fukushima residents to be released on CD - The Japan Times

Poetry by Fukushima residents to be released on CD - The Japan Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
An album of poetry composed by people affected by the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster will be released March 11, the fourth anniversary of the earthquake
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The 8 Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own - Huffington Post

The 8 Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own - Huffington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
I think there are certain TYPES of books that every kid should be exposed to -- the kinds of books that truly introduce them to the best of what the written word has to offer....
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Winter Poetry Slam March 5 at La Paloma - Encinitas Advocate

Winter Poetry Slam March 5 at La Paloma - Encinitas Advocate | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Stereotypes and commonly held opinions about poetry will disappear Thursday, March 5, when 17 poets perform their work for five judges and a crowd known to fill every seat in the historical La Paloma Theatre.
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The Fine Art of Ambiguous Writing - The Atlantic

The Fine Art of Ambiguous Writing - The Atlantic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The author Reif Larsen says Joseph Conrad and Anselm Kiefer taught him how to practice omission without infuriating his readers.
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Literature in the times of terror - Hindustan Times

Literature in the times of terror - Hindustan Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
What does literature do in the times of terror? The answer to this query would be that it does a lot.
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7 Amazingly Honest Quotes from John Steinbeck’s Books

7 Amazingly Honest Quotes from John Steinbeck’s Books | Human Writes | Scoop.it
To celebrate the 113th anniversary of this great American writer's birth, we collected seven of our favorite Steinbeck quotes!
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We don't need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts ... - Washington Post

We don't need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts ... - Washington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The ability to draw from other disciplines produces better scientists.
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Mumbai to host literature festival 'Lit o Fest' - IBNLive

Mumbai to host literature festival 'Lit o Fest' - IBNLive | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The inaugural edition of a literary festival 'Lit o Fest', that begins on February 28, will touch upon the topics of decline of Parsi population, relevance of Hindi in today's time and beauty of Urdu in poetry, organisers said on Monday.
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Book review: Urdu Literature and Journalism – Critical perspectives - The Indian Express

Book review: Urdu Literature and Journalism – Critical perspectives - The Indian Express | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The book holds an ample coverage on Ghalib, Firaq, Faiz, Iqbal, Rabindranath Tagore, Munshi Premchand, Manto and Kalam, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Josh.
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Netanyahu under scrutiny for 'political interference' in Israel Prize for ... - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Netanyahu under scrutiny for 'political interference' in Israel Prize for ... - Jerusalem Post Israel News | Human Writes | Scoop.it
“Today, I feel that not to receive the Israel Prize is a greater honor than to receive it,” said Haim Be'er
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Young Eliot: From St Louis to the Waste Land by Robert Crawford – review - The Guardian

Young Eliot: From St Louis to the Waste Land by Robert Crawford – review - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A strait-laced upbringing and a disastrous marriage taught the young TS Eliot to camouflage his emotions
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The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2015: Frieda Hughes, Kate Tempest ... - The Independent

The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2015: Frieda Hughes, Kate Tempest ... - The Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Almost exactly 20 years ago today, 1,000 people packed into the Forum theatre in Bath for the very first event in the little literary festival that the spa town had launched that year.
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What Writing Has in Common With Happiness - The Atlantic

What Writing Has in Common With Happiness - The Atlantic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The author Yasmina Reza says that Borges taught her fiction, like joy, is borne of mysterious, instinctual processes achieved in an unconscious state.
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How writing can help you reframe your life story and create a happy ending - Washington Post

How writing can help you reframe your life story and create a happy ending - Washington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Timothy D. Wilson, a psychology professor and author or "Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By," explains how writing and other exercises can help us re-frame and change the course of our lives.
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Bringing a Daughter Back From the Brink With Poems - New York Times

Bringing a Daughter Back From the Brink With Poems - New York Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A mother’s project helps remind her daughter that life is worth living.
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'Obscene' poet Tony Harrison wins David Cohen Prize for Literature 2015 - Telegraph.co.uk

'Obscene' poet Tony Harrison wins David Cohen Prize for Literature 2015 - Telegraph.co.uk | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Harrison is known for his 1985 poem v., which sparked protest from MPs after it was turned into a Channel 4 film
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Yeats Country: 17 photos of Sligo and Leitrim that are pure poetry - Irish Independent

Yeats Country: 17 photos of Sligo and Leitrim that are pure poetry - Irish Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The desolate landscapes of Sligo and Leitrim aren't just a fitting subject for poetry, as Colin Gillen's photographs show.
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HBO Launches HBOAccess Writing Fellowship - Deadline.com

HBO Launches HBOAccess Writing Fellowship - Deadline.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
On the heels of its inaugural HBOAccess Directing Fellowship, HBO today announced it has launched the HBOAccess Writing Fellowship, which is seeking emerging writers from diverse backgrounds. Appli...
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Gov. Scott suspends new 11th-grade language arts exam - Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Scott suspends new 11th-grade language arts exam - Orlando Sentinel | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Gov. Rick Scott , as he announced last week , today suspended Florida's new 11th-grade language arts exam, calling the test "unnecessary."
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Graphic novelist's debut: 'A Bintel Brief' about Jewish life in old New York - Philly.com

Graphic novelist's debut: 'A Bintel Brief' about Jewish life in old New York - Philly.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
She's always been an autobiographical artist, using her writing and two-color illustrations to express her inner life.
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'Poetry's advocates don't need to go on the defensive: it speaks for itself' - Irish Times

'Poetry's advocates don't need to go on the defensive: it speaks for itself' - Irish Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
As he publishes his eighth collection of poetry, 46 years after his first work appeared in print, the Irish Times Poetry Editor recalls how verse insinuated its way into his life via Shakespeare, Dylan Thomas and the Beats...
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Philip Levine, a Poet of Grit, Sweat and Labor, Dies at 87 - New York Times

Philip Levine, a Poet of Grit, Sweat and Labor, Dies at 87 - New York Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Mr. Levine’s work was vibrantly, angrily and often painfully alive with the sound, smell and sinew of heavy manual labor.
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Getting writers a struggle for disabled students - Daily News & Analysis

Getting writers a struggle for disabled students - Daily News & Analysis | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Getting writers a struggle for disabled students - While state board exams are just around the corner, the future of several physically and mentally disabled students hangs in the balance as their hassled parents run from pillar to post to get them...
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What Is the Best Portrayal of a Marriage in Literature? - New York Times

What Is the Best Portrayal of a Marriage in Literature? - New York Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Charles McGrath and Leslie Jamison discuss the best portrayals of marriage in literature.
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