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Punk poet 'thrilled' at degree honour - This is Cornwall

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Punk poet 'thrilled' at degree honour
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'Punk Poet' John Cooper Clarke said it was "a thrill" to receive a Doctorate of Arts.
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How Are Artists Getting Paid? - Hyperallergic

How Are Artists Getting Paid? - Hyperallergic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Art and labor is a big topic today, at least among artists. Specifically, it has become ever more obvious that virtually none of the money that flows into major arts institutions, companies that distribute creative content, and art ...
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How To Become A Novelist In Your Second Career - Forbes

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How To Become A Novelist In Your Second Career
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Writing a book is at the top of many boomers' bucket lists. As a new author myself (shameless plug: Second-Act Careers), I appreciate that.
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Her long life was one of poetry in action - Orlando Sentinel

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Her long life was one of poetry in action
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They knew Holly Kimball as an advocate for adult literacy in her native New Jersey. In Venezuela, she was a champion for children's rights.
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Noted Poet to Make Lexington Debut at Writers Conference - SurfKY News

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Noted Poet to Make Lexington Debut at Writers Conference
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potednoet 300 LEXINGTON, Ky.
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"Ada Limón, one of this year's judges of the National Book Award in poetry, will present at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference scheduled for Sept. 20-22."

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Chicago Area: Black Power Poets Movie Screening : Harriet Staff ...

Chicago Area: Black Power Poets Movie Screening : Harriet Staff ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In conjunction with the “AfriCOBRA in Chicago: Philosophy” exhibit at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, South Side Projections.
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Faulkner, black literature examined in conference - Picayune Item

Faulkner, black literature examined in conference - Picayune Item | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Faulkner, black literature examined in conference Picayune Item “The subjects of racial identity, race relations and African-American figures in Faulkner's work have been addressed numerous times in the history of our conference, but never this...
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Paris Review – Poets in the Workplace, Sadie Stein

Paris Review – Poets in the Workplace, Sadie Stein | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Remember: today is Take Your Poet to Work Day. Full instructions for toting your preferred wordsmith can be found here; an excerpt is below. (Since a poster-size version of this picture glowers over the Paris Review kitchen, ...
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The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is ...

The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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
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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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Become A Better Writer By Learning To Be A Skilled Reader First - Lifehacker Australia

Become A Better Writer By Learning To Be A Skilled Reader First - Lifehacker Australia | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Become A Better Writer By Learning To Be A Skilled Reader First
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A lot of people want to improve their writing skills, both professionally and personally. In order to achieve that, a key ingredient is often ignored: Reading.
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Reports of Death of Liberal Arts Greatly Exaggerated

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As I am working on a story about the value of a liberal arts education in today's employment culture (dba “the job market), the contribution of Rachel Knox '93 to this Wall Street Journal exchange of ideas about the state of the ...
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Graphic Novelist Marguerite Dabaie Explores the Silk Road - The Epoch Times

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Graphic Novelist Marguerite Dabaie Explores the Silk Road
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Graphic novelist Maguerite Dabaie photographed at the Fashion Institute of Museum. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times).
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Junot Diaz Annotates 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' on Poetry Genius - mediabistro.com

Junot Diaz Annotates 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' on Poetry Genius - mediabistro.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Junot Diaz Annotates 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' on Poetry Genius mediabistro.com Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Díaz annotated a section of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao on Poetry Genius, giving readers a peek at the real...
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How to teach … story writing - The Guardian

How to teach … story writing - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it
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How to teach … story writing
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The first step is great storytelling, especially before children's writing skills have caught up with their speaking and listening.
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Writing a Memoir: Balancing Craft and Vulnerability on Your Journey to "The End" - Huffington Post

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Writing a Memoir: Balancing Craft and Vulnerability on Your Journey to "The End"
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I've often said jokingly to my students, "Writing a memoir is like taking your clothes off in public." True, but it doesn't go far enough.
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Teachers say digital technology helps and hurts student writing - Minnesota Public Radio

Teachers say digital technology helps and hurts student writing - Minnesota Public Radio | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Teachers say digital technology helps and hurts student writing
Minnesota Public Radio
Nicholas Yopp, who attended a writing class for high school-aged students recently at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, has heard the warning.
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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 ...
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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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