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Literature Trumps Terrorism in Pakistan: Lahore Literary Festival, 2014 - Huffington Post

Literature Trumps Terrorism in Pakistan: Lahore Literary Festival, 2014 - Huffington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Literature Trumps Terrorism in Pakistan: Lahore Literary Festival, 2014 Huffington Post Emerging from the lap of it's thousand year glory, the city of Lahore has given its people something other than terrorism and inflation to think about:...
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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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A great poet, even without James Franco's endorsement - Washington Post

A great poet, even without James Franco's endorsement - Washington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Frank Bidart’s “Metaphysical Dog” is a culmination of the award-winning poet’s reflections on life, sex, and art
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Poetry Notebook 2006-2014 review – Clive James's absorbing thoughts on verse - The Guardian

Poetry Notebook 2006-2014 review – Clive James's absorbing thoughts on verse - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Clive James champions the poems that have given him most pleasure in this provocative collection of essays
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Tiptoeing Along A Balance Beam: Writing And Illustrating A Children's Book - NPR (blog)

Tiptoeing Along A Balance Beam: Writing And Illustrating A Children's Book - NPR (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Gabrielle Emanuel, a first-time author, sets out to write a culturally appropriate book for children in Mali — and learns a lot about how words and pictures go together to tell a story.
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10 Most Harmful Novels For Budding Writers

10 Most Harmful Novels For Budding Writers | Human Writes | Scoop.it
These works of literature can have a disastrous effect on future writers.
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Too good. You fail. TIC?

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Appleton seeks entries for sidewalk poetry program - Appleton Post Crescent

Appleton seeks entries for sidewalk poetry program - Appleton Post Crescent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Appleton will stamp additional poems into concrete after high interest in its first year.
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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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The art of good, and bad, memoir writing, and the interplay between fact and ... - The Independent

The art of good, and bad, memoir writing, and the interplay between fact and ... - The Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
I know I may be in the minority here, but I rarely enjoy conventional memoirs.
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Poet Steve Sanfield, Sierra Storytelling Festival founder, dies - SFGate

Poet Steve Sanfield, Sierra Storytelling Festival founder, dies - SFGate | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poet Steve Sanfield, Sierra Storytelling Festival founder, dies Steve Sanfield, a celebrated author and poet, died at his home on the San Juan Ridge, in the Sierra foothills in Nevada County, on Jan.
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How Did R.M. Drake's Sidewalk Poetry Earn a Million Followers and a Best ... - Miami New Times (blog)

How Did R.M. Drake's Sidewalk Poetry Earn a Million Followers and a Best ... - Miami New Times (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Robert Macias was looking over the food options in the Miami Coral Park Senior High cafeteria one day when he...
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I Don't Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments - New York Times (blog)

I Don't Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments - New York Times (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
How do writers analyze subjects and ideas to make a claim using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence? How does incorporating counterarguments in persuasive writing strengthen one’s claims?
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How Harper Lee's Long-Lost Sequel Was Found

How Harper Lee's Long-Lost Sequel Was Found | Human Writes | Scoop.it
An interview with the publisher of Go Set A Watchman, the recently-discovered follow-up of To Kill A Mockingbird
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