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.
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.
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.
CREDIT: Shutterstock 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.
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...
Napanee Guide There's a place for genre fiction in literature Napanee Guide Isabel Allende, a Chilean author who primarily writes literary fiction with a touch of magical realism, has been a book club favourite for years.
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 ...
A Mighty Conundrum: A Controversy Over Writing For Free Babble 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.
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.
"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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Telegraph.co.uk 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.