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Poetry slam links modern verse to oral traditions - The National

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Poetry slam links modern verse to oral traditions
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Although ADIBF is chiefly a trade event, Marianne Kennedy, the event's cultural programme manager, says live poetry is entirely in keeping with the overall literary theme.
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Cleveland arts organizations win nearly a third of $9.36 million in Ohio Arts ... - The Plain Dealer

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Cleveland arts organizations win nearly a third of $9.36 million in Ohio Arts ...
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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

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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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There's a place for genre fiction in literature - Napanee Guide

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There's a place for genre fiction in literature
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Isabel Allende, a Chilean author who primarily writes literary fiction with a touch of magical realism, has been a book club favourite for years.
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Louisiana names its first French-language poet laureate - Shreveport Times

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Louisiana names its first French-language poet laureate
Shreveport Times
Richard was selected for the honorary two-year post (2014-2016) for his outstanding contributions in the field of poetry.
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Coco Maria: Photography & Poetry

Coco Maria: Photography & Poetry | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Last Tuesday, I went into the city to go to a cool reading called Photography & Poetry. Now that I'm not in school anymore for the time being, and no one is forcing me to read a book of poetry per week and write one poem per ...
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Writing in prison - KIMT

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Writing in prison
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19 mins ago. It's an issue that is pretty black or white for many people. Writing in prison. 24 mins ago.
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Edward White's 'The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern ... - Washington Post

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A Mighty Conundrum: A Controversy Over Writing For Free - Babble

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A Mighty Conundrum: A Controversy Over Writing For Free
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When I started blogging a decade ago, I didn't consider myself a professional writer, although writing had been a big part of my work in marketing and public relations.
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Migrant Workers in Shanghai Turn to Poetry for Expression - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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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 ...

Writing for the Godless: Flannery O'Connor on Dogma, Belief, and ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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

Mexican poet Carmen Alardin dies at 80 - Fox News Latino | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Mexican poet Carmen Alardin dies at 80
Fox News Latino
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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Top teen poets to compete in poetry slam - Alabama's News Leader

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Top teen poets to compete in poetry slam
Alabama's News Leader
The Birmingham Public Library will host a Poetry Slam April 6, 2014, and the top teen poets in our area will compete.
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In its 9th year, Poetry Out Loud contest nurtures love of written word - NJ.com

In its 9th year, Poetry Out Loud contest nurtures love of written word - NJ.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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Four Nigerian Poets Make World Poetry Anthology - THISDAY Live

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Four Nigerian Poets Make World Poetry Anthology
THISDAY Live
The works of four Nigerian poets have been chosen for inclusion in a forthcoming publication titled The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry.
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Pacific Institute for Professional Writing Announces Weekend Workshops in Ojai - Santa Barbara Independent

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Pacific Institute for Professional Writing Announces Weekend Workshops in Ojai
Santa Barbara Independent
The Pacific Institute for Professional Writing (PIPW) announced a weekend workshop program for writers of fiction and nonfiction.
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: life as dramatic as her poetry - Telegraph.co.uk

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: life as dramatic as her poetry - Telegraph.co.uk | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: life as dramatic as her poetry
Telegraph.co.uk
The drama of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's life has eclipsed the power of her poetry, but it was her poetry that created the drama in the first place.
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