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Love James Joyce? This creative writing contest is for you - Syracuse.com

Love James Joyce? This creative writing contest is for you - Syracuse.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Love James Joyce? This creative writing contest is for you
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John Mannion (left) and his wife, Syracuse mayor Stephanie Miner, do a reading in 2010 at the annual Bloomsday celebrations held each June to honor author James Joyce.
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Brazilian Writer Ariano Suassuna Dies at the Age of 87 - Folha.com

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Brazilian Writer Ariano Suassuna Dies at the Age of 87
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He was the one of the most well-known writers in Brazil, who wrote "Auto da Compadecida" and "Romance d'A Pedra do Reino". ...
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The Anxieties of Being a Black Poet in Britain | Under the Saltire Flag

The Anxieties of Being a Black Poet in Britain | Under the Saltire Flag | Human Writes | Scoop.it
1. Some years ago, after a reading in Ireland, a major British poet wrote about me in a disparaging way in his own blog. He thought I had played the 'race card'. I had read from a sequence of poems called 'In This Country'.
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Banning Children's Literature: The Right to Read - Fair Observer

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Banning Children's Literature: The Right to Read
Fair Observer
Literature helps young people realize they are not alone in the world.
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what we can claim for the liberal arts - Text Patterns - The New Atlantis

what we can claim for the liberal arts - Text Patterns - The New Atlantis | Human Writes | Scoop.it
what we can claim for the liberal arts. Please read this wonderful post by Tim Burke on what liberal-arts education can and can't do — or rather, what we who love it can plausibly claim on its behalf and what we can't.
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interview with Elias Khoury - Iranian

interview with Elias Khoury - Iranian | Human Writes | Scoop.it
interview with Elias Khoury
Iranian
I also like the work of some of Iran's poets. I love the Persian classical literature, which is fantastic. I am fond of the new Iranian cinema. I know some Iranian artists.
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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
Renaissance House Retreat for Writers in Martha's Vineyard to Welcome Poets ...
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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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Sean Prentiss Explores Creative Writing's 'Fourth Genre' - Seven Days

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Seven Days Sean Prentiss Explores Creative Writing's 'Fourth Genre' Seven Days So it makes perfect sense that Norwich University assistant professor of English Sean Prentiss should coedit a book that can be used as a college text, an independent...
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'Up the Down Staircase' Writer Kaufman Dies at 103 - ABC News

'Up the Down Staircase' Writer Kaufman Dies at 103 - ABC News | Human Writes | Scoop.it
'Up the Down Staircase' Writer Kaufman Dies at 103 ABC News Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of...
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DC Youth Poetry Team Wins 2014 Brave New Voices Poetry Slam - Afro American

DC Youth Poetry Team Wins 2014 Brave New Voices Poetry Slam - Afro American | Human Writes | Scoop.it
DC Youth Poetry Team Wins 2014 Brave New Voices Poetry Slam
Afro American
Youth attendees participated in poetry writing and performance workshops, town hall discussions, open mics, service learning and a series of poetry slam bouts.
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Tales of two tongues: Mapuche and Quichua, pure poetry - Buenos Aires Herald

Tales of two tongues: Mapuche and Quichua, pure poetry Buenos Aires Herald It was a sampling from an anthology of Mapuche poetry, selected by an established eccentric, author Néstor Barron, and prefaced by the well-known anarchist historian Osvaldo...
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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

The Informed Air by Muriel Spark: review - Toronto Star | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Toronto Star
The Informed Air by Muriel Spark: review
Toronto Star
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

Writing and Disability: Powerful Together - Huffington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Writing and Disability: Powerful Together
Huffington Post
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

Hawthorn author signs off on children's poetry collection - Herald Sun | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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

8 Trips Across America Inspired By Great Literature - Mic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Mic
8 Trips Across America Inspired By Great Literature
Mic
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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