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From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women’s Hair - COLORLINES

From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women’s Hair - COLORLINES | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Baltimore-based graphic designer and artist Andrea Pippins talks to Colorlines about her new four-art poster series.
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George Elliott Clarke named Toronto's new poet laureate -

George Elliott Clarke named Toronto's new poet laureate - | Human Writes | Scoop.it
George Elliott Clarke named Toronto's new poet laureate Toronto city council appointed George Elliott Clarke as the city's fourth poet laureate on Nov. 28.
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Famed Poet, Scientist Muse on Science & Poetry -

Famed Poet, Scientist Muse on Science & Poetry - | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Famed Poet, Scientist Muse on Science & PoetryYahoo! News (blog)NEW YORK CITY — Science and poetry may not appear to have much in common, but a renowned scientist and a noted poet got together Thursday night (Dec.
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Poetry in the Marketplace - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Poetry in the Marketplace - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry in the Marketplace. December 10, 2012, 12:01 am. By C.S. Giscombe. Apollo, god of poetry, courtesy of Stephen Vincent. My friend Stephen Vincent, a Bay Area poet and raconteur, was in Turkey last summer and snapped a picture of the ...
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Poetry By Ife-Chudeni Oputa | The Poets Weave - Indiana Public ...

Poetry By Ife-Chudeni Oputa | The Poets Weave - Indiana Public ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Her poetry explores many subjects, including: the body, genealogy, language and hybridity. She is master's student at Indiana University, Bloomington in both the Creative Writing and African American and African Diaspora ...
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Illuminating the Translator's Art: An Interview with George Szirtes ...

Illuminating the Translator's Art: An Interview with George Szirtes ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to engage poet and translator George Szirtes in a dialogue about the art of translation and discuss with him the effect that immersing oneself in another language (and mode of thought) has had on his own art.
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MoMA Enthusiastically Endorses Video Games As Art. Why?

MoMA Enthusiastically Endorses Video Games As Art. Why? | Human Writes | Scoop.it
When the Smithsonian American Art Museum presented a special exhibition The Art of Video Games earlier this year, I decided — after much consideration — to ignore it, rather in hopes that it would go away.
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The Eight Worst Things About the Art World

The Eight Worst Things About the Art World | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Freud said the goals of the artist are fame, money, and beautiful lovers. Based on my artist acquaintances, I would say this holds true today. What have changed, however, are the goals of the art itself.
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Elton John salutes activist artist Ai Weiwei in Beijing - CBC.ca

Elton John salutes activist artist Ai Weiwei in Beijing - CBC.ca | Human Writes | Scoop.it

CBC.caElton John salutes activist artist Ai Weiwei in Beijing The installation artist, vocal government critic, activist and provocateur was detained by the Chinese government for nearly three months in 2011.

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Poet Cathy Park Hong writes about her visit to South Africa with PEN

An association of writers working to advance literature, defend free expression, and to foster ...
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Anthology of New Zealand Literature, edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams ...

Anthology of New Zealand Literature, edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Anthology of New Zealand Literature, edited by Jane Stafford and Mark Williams ... If ever a book cried out for an e-book version, it's this,” I say to Jane Stafford and Mark Williams as I heave their nearly 1200-page Anthology...

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Roth retirement stuns literary critics -

Roth retirement stuns literary critics - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Roth retirement stuns literary critics  Novelist Philip Roth's decision to lay down his pen despite seemingly good health and his formerly unstoppable production at the age of 79, has stunned US literary circles.

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Artwork and poetry exhibition in Newport - Isle of Wight Radio

Artwork and poetry exhibition in Newport - Isle of Wight Radio | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Artwork and poetry exhibition in Newport  Artwork and poetry by people affected by domestic abuse will feature in a pop-up gallery in Newport from today (Tuesday).

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Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson!

Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson! | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson!Los Angeles TimesToday is the 182nd anniversary of Emily Dickinson's birth. Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson! Dickinson may now be one of the most recognized names in poetry, but in her day, she kept much to herself.
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Poetry Cleans Up After James Dyson's Criticism - Huffington Post (blog)

Poetry Cleans Up After James Dyson's Criticism - Huffington Post (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry Cleans Up After James Dyson's Criticism. A poetry row in the UK last month led to a victory for verse in the country's public schools when the UK's Department of Education awarded a half million pound grant (about...
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The Lure of the Writer's Cabin - New York Times (blog)

The Lure of the Writer's Cabin - New York Times (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Lure of the Writer's Cabin Much has been written about the writer's cabin.
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Why Women Writers Still Take Men's Names

Why Women Writers Still Take Men's Names | Human Writes | Scoop.it
To appeal to male readers, female writers often disguise their identities behind initials or men's names. The women behind Magnus Flyte.
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Exquisite Machines: (Re)constructing the Textual Sublime ...

Exquisite Machines: (Re)constructing the Textual Sublime ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The 19th century “discovered explanation,” Gertrude Stein said, and this “description of daily island life” was an “art” modernism sought to redeem, perhaps as a way of returning us, as readers, to writing modeled again on the human ...
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Graphic novelist Robert Kirkman tells Salon that though the strip and show are ... - Salon

Graphic novelist Robert Kirkman tells Salon that though the strip and show are ... - Salon | Human Writes | Scoop.it
SalonGraphic novelist Robert Kirkman tells Salon that though the strip and show are ...SalonThere is a lot of tension between creators and those who adapt their work into TV and film.
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Philosophy and the Poetic Imagination

Philosophy and the Poetic Imagination | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Philosophy and the Poetic ImaginationNew York Times (blog)Poetry is a form in which this reader engagement is particularly striking and important.
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Research works on Turkish poetry to be released - Iran Book News Agency

Research works on Turkish poetry to be released - Iran Book News Agency | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Research works on Turkish poetry to be releasedIran Book News AgencyIBNA: In a conversation with IBNA, Saleh Sadjadi said that many Turkish writers tend to produce repetitive works because of the lack of attention to their...

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Coldfront » Ohio Poetry News: Lee Smith at Denison, Tracy K. Smith ...

Coldfront » Ohio Poetry News: Lee Smith at Denison, Tracy K. Smith ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Ohio Poetry News: Lee Smith at Denison, Tracy K. Smith at Cincinnati. GRANVILLE – Tuesday, Nov 27, 4:30 p.m. – Denison University – Barney Davis Boardroom. Lee Smith has published 12 ...

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Are the Liberal Arts Useful? | The American Conservative

Are the Liberal Arts Useful? | The American Conservative | Human Writes | Scoop.it
For all the polemics that they generated, the so-called culture wars were based on the shared assumption that history, literature, languages and other liberal arts were at the core of higher education.
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A man apart - China Daily

A man apart - China Daily | Human Writes | Scoop.it

A man apart Upon meeting Nigerian poet and playwright Wole Soyinka, the first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Chinese writer Yan Lianke is amazed by his peer's upright and treetop-shaped hairstyle.

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Poetry is…

Poetry is… | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry is the voice. That speaks from within. To the ears. That's willing to listen. Poetry is the thought. Nurtured in the mind. And brought to light. In a way of a kind. Poetry is fear. Unexpressed And left to die.
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