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Baffling Dictums: On the Rules of Writing - The Millions

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Baffling Dictums: On the Rules of Writing
The Millions
Ask any writer about the rules he's heard throughout the years, and he will be able to recite a litany as deeply embedded as the Lord's Prayer. Show, don't tell.
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The Unexpected Side Effect of Hillary 2016: How She Transformed Democrats Into 'New' Republicans

The Unexpected Side Effect of Hillary 2016: How She Transformed Democrats Into 'New' Republicans | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Clinton campaign has drained many of the ideals Democrats have long stood for.
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How John Cage made performance the true heart of Black Mountain College

How John Cage made performance the true heart of Black Mountain College | Human Writes | Scoop.it
John Cage and Merce Cunningham made performance the heart of Black Mountain College, the subject of "Leap Before You Look" at the Hammer.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Of The Atlantic Awarded MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

Ta-Nehisi Coates Of The Atlantic Awarded MacArthur 'Genius Grant' | Human Writes | Scoop.it
“Writing without shallow polemic and in a measured style, Coates addresses complex and challenging issues.”
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Nobel prize-winning poet TS Eliot wrote erotic verse for his second wife

Nobel prize-winning poet TS Eliot wrote erotic verse for his second wife | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Nobel Prize-winning poet TS Eliot – who took a vow of chastity in his 30s – wrote erotic poetry for his second wife, Valerie, a new anthology has revealed. In his poem, How the Tall Girl and I Play Together, the author of The Waste Land writes: “I love a tall girl. When she sits on my knee, She with nothing on, and I with nothing on, I can just take her nipple in my lips, And stroke it with my tongue. Because she is a tall girl.”
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Writing Out Loud series scheduled in Michigan City - Chicago Tribune

Writing Out Loud series scheduled in Michigan City - Chicago Tribune | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Michigan City Public Library has announced the lineup for its 31st Writing Out Loud series. This year's lineup showcases a number of writers who reside in the Chicagoland area.
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Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 20, James Dickey

Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 20, James Dickey | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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The Suicide of the Liberal Arts - Wall Street Journal

The Suicide of the Liberal Arts - Wall Street Journal | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, John Agresto writes about the suicide of the liberal arts.
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James Tate: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet celebrated for his ability to mix the ... - The Independent

James Tate: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet celebrated for his ability to mix the ... - The Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
James Tate planned to be a petrol station attendant but changed course in college when he discovered that he could write poetry. He went on to write more than 20 collections of verse, including his Pulitzer Prize-winning Selected Poems (1991).
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Water Poet, Temple of Heaven, Beijing, November, 2008

Poet writing poetry with water outside walls of Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China, November, 2008.
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The Enemies project: Croatian poetry - Damir Sodan & James Byrne

Held on July 31st 2015, the Enemies project celebrated contemporary Croatian poetry with a reading at the Rich Mix Arts Centre in Brick Lane, London. Poets ...
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Download PDF Reading Like a Writer A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write

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SWEET SUCCESS: Lancashire poet wins national poetry contest - Lancashire Evening Post

SWEET SUCCESS: Lancashire poet wins national poetry contest - Lancashire Evening Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A writer has had a sweet taste of success in a national poetry contest.
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Riverton's Deering receives Arts Council's Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry - County 10

Riverton's Deering receives Arts Council's Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry - County 10 | Human Writes | Scoop.it
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Constance Brewer and Kathleen Smith of Gillette and Carol Deering of Riverton are the recipients of this year’s Wyoming Arts Council creative writing fellowships in poetry.
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The love affair between science and poetry

The love affair between science and poetry | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Why these two subjects are not as different as we might think and the science of what happens in the brain when we read poetry
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Pound: poet and political prisoner | spiked review of books

Pound: poet and political prisoner | spiked review of books | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A new biography shows us just how brilliant, and dangerous, Ezra Pound was.
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Henry Dumas Wrote About Black People Killed By Cops. Then He Was Killed By A Cop - NPR

Henry Dumas Wrote About Black People Killed By Cops. Then He Was Killed By A Cop - NPR | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Dumas was a rising heavyweight black writer when a white cop shot and killed him in 1968. In the age of Black Lives Matter, it's an almost eerie story of a black life lost.
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Renowned creative writing professor dies at 78 - The Daily Princetonian

Renowned creative writing professor dies at 78 The Daily Princetonian Creative writing professor Edmund White, one of Williams' colleagues whom Williams brought to the University, said that in his poems he would zero in on something and keep...
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Feds Seek Dance, Poetry, Art, Music Therapy For Parolees - The Weekly Standard (blog)

Feds Seek Dance, Poetry, Art, Music Therapy For Parolees The Weekly Standard (blog) Contractors offering therapies utilizing art, music, dance, drama, poetry and creative writing are expected to help develop a "variety of verbal and non-verbal...
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Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 94, Kay Ryan

Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 94, Kay Ryan | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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Leaving The Convent And Finding Passion Through Poetry - KUOW News and Information

Leaving The Convent And Finding Passion Through Poetry - KUOW News and Information | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Madeline DeFrees published her first poem at the age of 12. It was called “Sympathy,” written for a Portland newspaper poetry contest.
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The World's Largest African Poetry Archive Is Coming to an Internet Near You - TakePart

The World's Largest African Poetry Archive Is Coming to an Internet Near You - TakePart | Human Writes | Scoop.it
With work from over 350 poets across 24 countries, the project hopes to elevate the African voice in arts and culture.
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ART BORN OF SUFFERING - Regional News

Regional News ART BORN OF SUFFERING Regional News In addition to many poets in the rich and deep body of Indian literature, Chopra's artistic influences include English-language writers Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Maya Angelou and...
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Last Poet Standing 2015 Promo - Greater Ohio Poetry Competition

OFPP, HRTC and Dayton, Ohio is excited to host the second year of presenting and producing #LPS for the Mid-West. The largest cash prize for a community ...
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Indian Literature Part 1:Art and Culture for UPSC

Indian language and literature for IAS / UPSC Ancient literature, Medieval Literature and Contemporary literature Sanskrit literature, Tamil Literature and ...
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PODCAST: ESW 250. Voices of the Writers - Poetry Reading - Midnight In Spring By Kenneth Cook

PODCAST: ESW 250. Voices of the Writers - Poetry Reading - Midnight In Spring By Kenneth Cook | Human Writes | Scoop.it
PODCAST: ESW 250. Voices of the Writers - Poetry Reading - Midnight In Spring By Kenneth Cook The Eat Sleep Write podcast is brought to you by a generous grant from the Built On Dreams Media Network, the Simms Media Foundation, listeners li...
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