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Edward Hopper became 'poet of the prosaic' - The Tennessean

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Edward Hopper became 'poet of the prosaic'
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John Russell wrote a retrospective of Edward Hopper for The New York Times on the 10th anniversary of his death, and described his impact.
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A WWII Bomber and Poet is Laid to Rest - Poetry Foundation

A WWII Bomber and Poet is Laid to Rest - Poetry Foundation | Human Writes | Scoop.it
At first just overdue, / Till minutes changed to hours, and still no news. / One went to bed; but roused by later crews, / Asked 'were they back yet?' And being answered 'No', / Went back to sleep / One's waking eyes sought out ...
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The Poet | Street Sense

The Poet | Street Sense | Human Writes | Scoop.it
By Robert Warren Vendor. I love to read poets whose poems don't make sense to me as we sit around the table and try to see what they see. To find oneself in a place and time trying to better understand the poem's rhythm and rhyme.
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Sylvia Plath & Charles Bukowski: The Link Between Mental Illness ...

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Sylvia Plath & Charles Bukowski: The Link Between Mental Illness and Literature, Part 2. By Erica Loberg ...
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The day that changed Fay Weldon's life: The novelist, 81, on the moment her ... - Daily Mail

The day that changed Fay Weldon's life: The novelist, 81, on the moment her ... - Daily Mail | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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The day that changed Fay Weldon's life: The novelist, 81, on the moment her ...
Daily Mail
My father Frank was a doctor who'd married my mother Margaret – a beautiful bohemian who later wrote novels – when she was just 17.
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Illinois poet's work chosen for Pushcart anthology - Sacramento Bee

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Illinois poet's work chosen for Pushcart anthology
Sacramento Bee
CHICAGO -- A poet at the University of Illinois at Chicago has won the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Roger Reeves is an assistant professor of English at Illinois-Chicago.
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Illinois' poet laureate Kevin Stein struggles with chaos, control - Peoria Journal Star

Illinois' poet laureate Kevin Stein struggles with chaos, control - Peoria Journal Star | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Illinois' poet laureate Kevin Stein struggles with chaos, control Peoria Journal Star Ancient Chinese poet Li Po eschewed the worries of the world to pursue higher truth - war, social injustice and personal trials were ignored in favor of exalted...
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American Life in Poetry American Life in Poetry - The Herald-Times (subscription)

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American Life in Poetry American Life in Poetry
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American Life in Poetry American Life in Poetry. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size.
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OMG! Students, like, can write - Atlanta Journal Constitution

OMG! Students, like, can write Atlanta Journal Constitution Despite popular perceptions that the onslaught of texting, tweeting and other digital technologies is ruining students writing skills, a national survey of teachers found such advantages...
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Munro 'probably' done writing - Richmond Times Dispatch

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Munro 'probably' done writing Richmond Times Dispatch Alice Munro: The 81-year-old Canadian author, widely regarded as one of the world's greatest short-story writers, told Canada's National Post during a recent interview that she is “probably not...
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Poems key part of Kuwait candidates'' campaigns - Kuwait News Agency

Poems key part of Kuwait candidates'' campaigns - Kuwait News Agency | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poems key part of Kuwait candidates'' campaigns Kuwait News Agency Poetry reflects cultural events of every society "and it is a literature mean and part of social communication methods and even very effective," said Sociology professor Yaqoub...
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Holding Zimbabwe's Leaders Accountable Through Poetry - NPR

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Holding Zimbabwe's Leaders Accountable Through Poetry
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As Zimbabwe prepares for hotly contested elections later this month, there's pressure on politicians to avoid violence and follow through on promises.
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Twihaiku? Micropoetry? The rise of Twitter poetry - The Independent

Twihaiku? Micropoetry? The rise of Twitter poetry - The Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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Twihaiku? Micropoetry? The rise of Twitter poetry
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Poetry in 140 characters? What would Sylvia Plath have made of tweet poems?
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The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is ...

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In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider ...
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The Poetry of Leonard Cohen Illustrated by Two Short Films

The Poetry of Leonard Cohen Illustrated by Two Short Films | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Looking back on the literary career of Leonard Cohen—in full flower in the mid-sixties before his second life as a folk singer/songwriter—one encounters many comparisons to Joyce.
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Poetry volume has a touch of the divine - Post-Bulletin

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Poetry volume has a touch of the divine
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The concept is ambitious, as you'd expect from a poet whose first book was a finalist for the National Books Critics Cricle Award.
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8 Top Latino Authors Everyone Should Know - Huffington Post

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8 Top Latino Authors Everyone Should Know
Huffington Post
Latinos and writing are a couple made in heaven. Our passion and heritage provide for fantastic literary universes once and again recognized worldwide.
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10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates | Brain Pickings

10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates | Brain Pickings | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In a recent tweeting spree, the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates offered ten tips on writing — a fine addition to this master-list of famous authors' wisdom on the craft. Write your heart out. The first sentence can be written only after ...
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Praise for Annie Rachele Lanzillotto's Writing - Huffington Post

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Praise for Annie Rachele Lanzillotto's Writing Huffington Post I had the privilege of attending one of Annie Rachele Lanzillotto's events for her two new books: her memoir, L Is for Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir (SUNY Press, 2013),...
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On Literary Metamodernism - Huffington Post

On Literary Metamodernism - Huffington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
On Literary Metamodernism Huffington Post It's a startling realization, that we so often praise the artistry of a poem or collection for having accurately captured the artistic ambitions of the poet, but less commonly consider how and when...
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Liz Allen: Isabelle and the blue-collar poet - GoErie.com

Liz Allen: Isabelle and the blue-collar poet
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Next, we drove to the Land Lighthouse so I could interview Lora Homan Zill, a poet I met at Gallery Night on May 31.
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Sending Shakespeare out for a modern-day rewrite - Ames Tribune

Sending Shakespeare out for a modern-day rewrite
Ames Tribune
Asking novelists to adapt Shakespeare's oeuvre — with complete artistic freedom, the publishers say — is a tribute to the Bard's enduring power and influence.
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Pro-Maoist literature seized from coaching centre in Tamil Nadu - Times of India

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Pro-Maoist literature seized from coaching centre in Tamil Nadu
Times of India
RELATED. TIRUNELVELI: Pro-Maoist literature was seized from a coaching centre for competitive examinations at a remote village in the district, police said on Wednesday.
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José Kozer Wins Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize ...

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NBCLatino reports that José Kozer has won the Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize. From their website: The prize ($60000, a medal, and a diploma)
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