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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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UEA announces winner of literature prize - AngolaPress

UEA announces winner of literature prize - AngolaPress | Human Writes | Scoop.it

UEA announces winner of literature prize Luanda - The Association of Angolan Writers (UEA) will announce on Wednesday (November 28) the winner of the literature prizew dubbed “Sonangol Revelation Award 2013”, in a ceremony that will...

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US poet laureate Natasha Trethewey: A 'cheerleader' for poetry -

US poet laureate Natasha Trethewey: A 'cheerleader' for poetry - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

US poet laureate Natasha Trethewey: A 'cheerleader' for poetry -- Natasha Trethewey smashes stereotypes about poets. She's not stuffy. Or shy. Or aloof.

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About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems.

About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems. | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Japanese Samurai were arguably the greatest warriors in modern history; living their entire life by the Code of Bushido; the samurai code of honor. About the Haiku and Life of the Japanese Samurai Warrior : Bamboo Poems; by Pearldiver gives a...
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Poetry Fit to Tweet - Washington and Lee University News Office (blog)

Poetry Fit to Tweet - Washington and Lee University News Office (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Washington and Lee University News Office (blog)Poetry Fit to TweetWashington and Lee University News Office (blog)Eric Gehrman, senior English major at Washington and Lee, poses near the subject of the W&L English department's Twitter poetry...
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Korean poems translated into Arabic

Korean poems translated into Arabic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
"I believe that there is no one home for a piece of art. Every great poet is a poet for all mankind, not just for his nation". ...
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Who in US Congress support the arts? | Art Threat

Who in US Congress support the arts? | Art Threat | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Other than the outrage caused by Mitt Romney's promise to fire Big Bird, there's been virtually no discussion on arts issues leading up to the November 6 elections in the United States. Cultural topics have been nearly absent ...
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Portrait Gallery features faces of nation's poets - Reading Eagle

Portrait Gallery features faces of nation's poets - Reading Eagle | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Portrait Gallery features faces of nation's poetsReading EagleCurator David Ward says he wanted to open a poetry exhibit for years because it's a way America defined itself as a culture.
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Developing Writing Fluency through Art-Based Methods

Developing Writing Fluency through Art-Based Methods | Human Writes | Scoop.it
I asked the teachers to consider the benefits of a studio approach to literacy that embeds both reading and writing along with performing arts as a means for deepening, complicating, and recasting the language arts block, instead of the traditional...
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National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity' - The Guardian (blog)

National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity' - The Guardian (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it

National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity'The Guardian (blog)But it's also about poetry organisations looking outwards and pushing boundaries.

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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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Poetry: A Forgotten Art -

Poetry: A Forgotten Art - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Poetry: A Forgotten Art In today's world poetry is almost a forgotten art, not many people buy poetry or attend open mics as they once did for instance back during the Harlem Renaissance.

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'Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children': A Pittsburgh writing teacher's ...

'Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children': A Pittsburgh writing teacher's ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it

'Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children': A Pittsburgh writing teacher's ... Writing is a solitary, sedentary process.

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Arts venues collect charity for holidays -

Arts venues collect charity for holidays - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Arts venues collect charity for holidays A self-portrait by Vanessa Egbo of Wyoming High School is part of the Regional High School Junior and Senior Juried Exhibition at Xavier University Art Gallery continuing through Dec.

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'A Thousand Mornings' With Poet Mary Oliver : NPR

'A Thousand Mornings' With Poet Mary Oliver : NPR | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver often writes about the natural world — the animals she sees and the woods she walks in. Her new book, A Thousand Mornings, collects her morning meditations as she stands by her door, notebook and pen in hand.
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What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion - The Atlantic

What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion - The Atlantic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion The key, I think, is poetry. As a poet myself, I have a love/hate relationship with schools. For the most part, schools have been a place for me to learn and grow.
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Mo Yan's Noble Prize sparks discussion about Chinese literature - Xinhua

Mo Yan's Noble Prize sparks discussion about Chinese literature - Xinhua | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Chinadaily USAMo Yan's Noble Prize sparks discussion about Chinese literatureXinhuaBy Xinhua writers Zhao Ying, Yang Chunxue. BEIJING, Oct.
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a place for cleveland's writers and readers: Ohio Poetry Day

a place for cleveland's writers and readers: Ohio Poetry Day | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Coming up on this weekend will be the 75th Ohio Poetry Day, celebrated at Mount Union University in Alliance, OH. On Friday, October 19, poets will gather at 7pm at the Hoover-Price Campus Center at Mount Union.
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Emily Dickinson: Poet in the Kitchen | The History Kitchen | PBS Food

Emily Dickinson: Poet in the Kitchen | The History Kitchen | PBS Food | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Did you know that Emily Dickinson was an accomplished cook? Learn about her love of cooking in The History Kitchen.
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