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Poetry Society celebrates with offspring - Jamaica Gleaner

Poetry Society celebrates with offspring - Jamaica Gleaner | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Poetry Society celebrates with offspring D'bi Young, with pictures of some of the Poetry Society of Jamaica's founders in the background.

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Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books - The Korea Herald

Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books - The Korea Herald | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books Ask him how many novels he's penned for 2012 alone and he shrugs, then guesses: “Twelve or 13?

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How Sex Changed James Joyce - Publishers Weekly

How Sex Changed James Joyce - Publishers Weekly | Human Writes | Scoop.it

How Sex Changed James Joyce: This brief encounter was to change not just the course of her life and the life of the young man in the yachting cap but the whole course of twentieth-century literature.

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Debut novelist wins Orange Prize » Pickersleigh Community Watch

Debut novelist wins Orange Prize » Pickersleigh Community Watch | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Debut US novelist Madeline Miller has won the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction with The Song of Achilles, a story of same-sex romance set in the Greek age of heroes. “This is a more than worthy winner – original, passionate, ...
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Poetry is Not a Luxury « So Many Books

Poetry is Not a Luxury « So Many Books | Human Writes | Scoop.it
I just finished Murakami's 1Q84 on the bus home from the train station this afternoon.
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Poetry News - Poetry Muse: Robert Pinsky & Wendy Lesser in ...

Poetry News - Poetry Muse: Robert Pinsky & Wendy Lesser in ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Video interview with Robert Pinsky & Wendy Lesser

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Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy students win national honors for art, writing - The Ann Arbor News - MLive.com

Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy students win national honors for art, writing - The Ann Arbor News - MLive.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it

The Ann Arbor News - Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy students win national honors for art, writing“Our visual art students alone received 83 awards at the regional level” held at the Kendall School of Art and...

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The Psychiatry Research Trust Poetry Competition 2012 - judge Derek Adams

The Psychiatry Research Trust Poetry Competition 2012 - judge Derek Adams | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Psychiatry Research Trust Poetry Competition 2012. Judge: Derek Adams (RT @nnoromazuonye: @thepoetrykit Enter The Psychiatry Research Trust Poetry Competition 2012 closing 31st May.
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The Second Grade Superkids: Poetry Cafe

The Second Grade Superkids: Poetry Cafe | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry Cafe. To conclude our Poetry unit and celebrate our publications we hosted a Poetry Cafe today in our classroom! Of course to get an authentic feel we had to have some "coffee". I borrowed an amp and microphone ...
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“Science is the poetry of reality.” Richard Dawkins

“Science is the poetry of reality.” Richard Dawkins | Human Writes | Scoop.it
“Science is the poetry of reality.” Richard Dawkins in conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson about the big questions of science, including how our minds evolved to handle abstraction, whether we’ll...
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Poetry Is Different - The Huffington Post

Poetry Is Different - The Huffington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it

It's easy to hide inside fiction. We are inundated with genres and sub-genres, vampires and zombies, steam punk and alternative history. If a writer chooses to, he can move technology into an earlier era, create muscle out of skin and bones or conjure ghosts out of thin air. Summoning emotion out of truth and honesty, carving beauty out of tragedy, laying open your soul for the world to see and doing so in less than 100 words, that's a task for only the most courageous of writers.

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INTERVIEW: Alice Walker—'This Is the Time for Poetry': A ...

INTERVIEW: Alice Walker—'This Is the Time for Poetry': A ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Later this month, she will join a long list of poets in the nation's capital for the 2012 Split This Rock Poetry Festival, a progressive literary festival whose mission is to advance the profile of politically engaged poetry in the U.S..
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Why I Still Write Poetry by Charles Simic | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Why I Still Write Poetry by Charles Simic | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | Human Writes | Scoop.it

When my mother was very old and in a nursing home, she surprised me one day toward the end of her life by asking me if I still wrote poetry. When I blurted out that I still do, she stared at me with incomprehension. I had to repeat what I said, till she sighed and shook her head, probably thinking to herself this son of mine has always been a little nuts. Now that I’m in my seventies, ...

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Poetry of the Taliban -

Poetry of the Taliban - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Felix Kuehn, a writer and founder of media monitoring organization Afghanwire, says that there is a strong tradition of oral storytelling and poetry in rural Afghanistan, where most of the Taliban members are from.

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Richard Ford Talks About His New Novel 'Canada' - Daily Beast

Richard Ford Talks About His New Novel 'Canada' - Daily Beast | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Richard Ford Talks About His New Novel 'Canada'Daily BeastAcclaimed novelist Richard Ford talks about the inspiration for his new book, 'Canada,' goose hunting with Raymond Carver, and how he gets all the words in their right places.

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Radio 4 to dramatise Ulysses

Radio 4 to dramatise Ulysses | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Station announces five-and-a-half-hour celebration of James Joyce's 'difficult' novel on 16 June – 'Bloomsday'...
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Keeping Secrets: The Poet, She's a Wicked Pal

Keeping Secrets: The Poet, She's a Wicked Pal | Human Writes | Scoop.it
THE POET, SHE'S A WICKED PAL The poet has no friends but words, smooth vowels that move some imaginary Someone. She feels akin to a pause caused by a dash -- just so, you know, the dramatory breath. She cavorts ...
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Cumberland Regional hosts Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn, guest writers at ... - The Bridgeton News - NJ.com

Cumberland Regional hosts Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn, guest writers at ... - The Bridgeton News - NJ.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Cumberland Regional hosts Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn, guest writers at Cumberland Regional High School (CRHS) students experimented with the language arts under professional guidance...

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Arts endowment awards grants to research impact of the arts on society for the ... - Washington Post

Arts endowment awards grants to research impact of the arts on society for the ... - Washington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Arts endowment awards grants to research impact of the arts on society for the ..

 

— The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding grants to researchers for the first time to investigate the impact of the arts on...

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Rare Roald Dahl interview from 1990 - How he became a writer

Roald Dahl explains how he got into writing. Interview by Terry Lane. This video was recorded in 1990 from ABC radio, hence the low quality. A full copy of t...
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Millstone eighth-graders impress at Author's Tea - Allentown Examiner

Millstone eighth-graders impress at Author's Tea - Allentown Examiner | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Millstone eighth-graders impress at Author's TeaAllentown ExaminerPHOTOS BY JEFF GRANIT staff Eighth-graders from Audrey Ferraro's two honors language arts classes piled into the Millstone Middle School library on May 24 to present to each other...
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Poet Nikki Giovanni urges older generation to tell their story - WSLS

Poet Nikki Giovanni urges older generation to tell their story - WSLS | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Poet Nikki Giovanni urges older generation to tell their story and activist Nikki Giovanni urged the older generation at Lynchburg College's annual Conference on Aging to “write your story down.” “We should not have to be apologizing for...

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Afghan women reclaim voice through poetry

On Saturday afternoons in Kabul, women read and discuss their poetry. It is a scene repeated across Afghanistan. The women, many of whom have been denied acc...

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43rd Poetry International Festival Rotterdam - Poetry International

43rd Poetry International Festival Rotterdam - Poetry International | Human Writes | Scoop.it

“Every word is changed when spoken”. Why not spend the weekend browsing through Poetry International's lineup of...

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