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Philosophy and the Poetic Imagination

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Philosophy and the Poetic ImaginationNew York Times (blog)Poetry is a form in which this reader engagement is particularly striking and important.
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Jeanette Winterson on Time, Language, Reading, and How Art ...

Jeanette Winterson on Time, Language, Reading, and How Art ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In September of 1994, beloved British writer Jeanette Winterson joined Canadian broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel on the air for a spectacular conversation, later published in More Writers & Company: New Conversations with CBC ...
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The Informed Air by Muriel Spark: review - Toronto Star

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The Informed Air by Muriel Spark: review
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Spark was, of course, one of the most modern of voices in 20th century literature. ...
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Writing and Disability: Powerful Together - Huffington Post

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Writing and Disability: Powerful Together
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Writing and my disability have been intertwined for most of my life.
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Hawthorn author signs off on children's poetry collection - Herald Sun

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Hawthorn author signs off on children's poetry collection
Herald Sun
The 58-year-old began working on his children's poetry collection, The Billy That Died With Its Boots On and Other Australian Verse back in 1990.
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Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Poetry Finalists Vie for $500 Prize Wednesday - DNAinfo

Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Poetry Finalists Vie for $500 Prize Wednesday - DNAinfo | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Poetry Finalists Vie for $500 Prize Wednesday DNAinfo WICKER PARK — The legacy of a famed Chicago author known for mentoring other poets and giving away prize money out of her own pocket will continue Wednesday as poets...
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8 Trips Across America Inspired By Great Literature - Mic

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8 Trips Across America Inspired By Great Literature
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In summer 2013, author Ted Conover set out to ride the rails across several Western states.
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Migrant Workers in Shanghai Turn to Poetry for Expression - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Wall Street Journal (blog)
Migrant Workers in Shanghai Turn to Poetry for Expression
Wall Street Journal (blog)
What is it like to work as a migrant worker in Shanghai? A government-backed poetry contest offers some clues.
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Queens Instructor Cathy Smith Bowers Wins Award for Poetry ...

Queens Instructor Cathy Smith Bowers Wins Award for Poetry ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
"The Collected Poems of Cathy Smith Bowers" (Press 53) has been named the SIBA winner in poetry for 2014. Selected by a jury of Southern independent booksellers, the award is presented each year to the best book in its ...
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Siebles earns Theodore Roethke poetry prize - Midland Daily News

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Siebles earns Theodore Roethke poetry prize
Midland Daily News
American author and professor Tim Seibles will receive the 13th triennial Saginaw Valley State University Board of Fellows Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize.
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Where poet Frank O'Hara was prolific, a new plaque - The Villager

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Where poet Frank O'Hara was prolific, a new plaque
The Villager
From left, Phil Hartman, Tony Towle and Andrew Berman at the dedication ceremony for the Frank O'Hara plaque on E. Ninth St. Towle, a poet and friend of O'Hara's, lived in O'Hara's E.
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Writing for the Godless: Flannery O'Connor on Dogma, Belief, and ...

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One of the most extraordinary meditations on religion and the role of spirituality in society comes from beloved author Flannery O'Connor, whose writing blended her Catholic faith with strong secular themes of ethics and ...
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Poet Marjorie Evasco: 'Silence is the syntax of listening' - Inquirer.net

Poet Marjorie Evasco: 'Silence is the syntax of listening' - Inquirer.net | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Poet Marjorie Evasco: 'Silence is the syntax of listening' Inquirer.net Tracing her 38-year-old journey in crafting poetry, Evasco said she “explores the nuances of the 'meaningful silence' of poetry and the poetics of attention to the...
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Mexican poet Carmen Alardin dies at 80 - Fox News Latino

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Mexican poet Carmen Alardin dies at 80
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Mexican poet Carmen Alardin, the prizewinning author of works such as "La violencia del otoño" and "No pude detener los elefantes," has died. She was 80.
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What Would an Author Do? « Arabic Literature (in English)

What Would an Author Do? « Arabic Literature (in English) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Often, we contemporary English-language readers look to authors as our world's moral compasses. Sometimes it works, and they lead ...
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Into the woods: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts couple poetry and bluegrass - The Stanford Daily

Into the woods: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts couple poetry and bluegrass - The Stanford Daily | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Into the woods: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts couple poetry and bluegrass
The Stanford Daily
Last Wednesday, local poets and musicians gathered at the garden's amphitheater for the festival's “Bards and Bluegrass” performance.
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African Literature Association Endorses Israel Boycott - Inside Higher Ed

African Literature Association Endorses Israel Boycott - Inside Higher Ed | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Alternative Information Center (AIC) (blog) African Literature Association Endorses Israel Boycott Inside Higher Ed The African Literature Association is among a growing number of scholarly organizations that have backed the boycott of Israeli...
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Should a First-Time Literary Novelist Self-Publish on Amazon? - Huffington Post UK

Should a First-Time Literary Novelist Self-Publish on Amazon? - Huffington Post UK | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Should a First-Time Literary Novelist Self-Publish on Amazon?
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Literature digs deep into the soul of the writer — and the reader - Pickens Sentinel

Literature digs deep into the soul of the writer — and the reader - Pickens Sentinel | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Literature digs deep into the soul of the writer — and the reader
Pickens Sentinel
John Kennedy Toole was a novelist from New Orleans and a professor of arcane medieval literature with a fertile mind.
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Cleveland arts organizations win nearly a third of $9.36 million in Ohio Arts ... - The Plain Dealer

Cleveland arts organizations win nearly a third of $9.36 million in Ohio Arts ... - The Plain Dealer | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Cleveland arts organizations win nearly a third of $9.36 million in Ohio Arts ...
The Plain Dealer
Cleveland organizations brought home nearly a third of the $9.36 million in Ohio Arts Council grants announced Monday for 2014 and 2015.
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Renaissance House Retreat for Writers in Martha's Vineyard to Welcome Poets ... - Broadway World

Renaissance House Retreat for Writers in Martha's Vineyard to Welcome Poets ... - Broadway World | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills - Hartford Courant

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Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills
Hartford Courant
Yes, the liberal arts — the butt of "You want fries with that?" jokes; academia's poor sister to the much-touted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and business fields.
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Hickory Creek student recognized for writing - The Herald-News

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Hickory Creek student recognized for writing
The Herald-News
FRANKFORT – Hickory Creek Middle School eighth grade student Ashley Williams is a State of Illinois Level II semi-finalist in the Letters About Literature reading and writing program.
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How Libraries Can Survive In The Digital Age

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Books as we know them are clearly in a state of flux. One in five Americans now read on e-readers or tablet computers, and most things that can be found in a book are little more than a click or touch away online.
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Trethewey ends 2nd term as U.S. poet laureate - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Trethewey ends 2nd term as U.S. poet laureate - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Trethewey ends 2nd term as U.S. poet laureate Atlanta Journal Constitution As she brings her two terms as the nation's top poet to a close this Wednesday, Natasha Trethewey chose the words of a homeless Seattle teen she met last year, to, in a...
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Dylan Thomas: A Poet In New York: Trailer - BBC Two

Programme website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01ytfv5 Set in New York and Laugharne, the drama explores how Dylan Thomas, the creator of some of the most memorable lines in the English...
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