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1 hr ago | The Times of Israel
A book on Yiddish published by a Polish Jewish group has won first prize at one of the world's leading professional fairs for children's literature.
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5 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
"Haiku is the Spice of Life," by Ginny Tata-Phillips and Diane Grindol. . Local connection: Pacific Grove resident Diane Grindol loves to cook and to write haiku.
9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Ten New Jersey high school students showcased the power of poetry Friday, finding the humor and heartbreak, the rhythm and melody in 29 works they recited from memory at the New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Finals.
10 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
The LQCL invites you to bring in a poem that you wrote and your name will be entered into a drawing for prizes.
'I've been trying to deal with the old subjective v objective chestnut since the age of 12 or 13' The scene was a bar in the enchanting sherry town of SanlAocar de Barrameda in southern Spain.
Matthew Webb, a senior at Cass Technical High School, now has a shot at a $20,000 grand prize in the national competition April 29-30 in Washington, D.C. Webb, 18, who's active in theater at Cass Tech, won $200 for his school, $200 for himself and a plaque in the state competition at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing.
Twenty-six students from across West Virginia will recite poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson and others during the 2014 state Poetry Out Loud competition set for Mar. 14-15 at the Culture Center in Charleston.
It's all about the image. Patrolman First Class Kirk Marino, left, and Patrolman Casey Breidigan help keep the peace at the 2013 Lewes Polar Bear Plunge in Rehoboth Beach.
The morning of Saturday, March 22 will be a time of poetry and music at USC Union during the Upcountry Literary Festival.
The writer's work tells the story of a Nigerian woman who moves to the US to pursue a college education.
Three local published poets will come to the Eagle Harbor Book Company at 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island at 3 p.m., March 16. Joannie Stangeland, Annette Spaulding-Convy and Jenifer Browne Lawrence will read their work and host a conversation with fellow poetry enthusiasts.
Scott Wiggerman, a renowned Austin-based poet , will present his workshop 'Sex, Gender , Desire: Exploring Queer Identity through Poetry and Art' on March 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.
Los Gatos poet laureate Erica Goss invites the public to join her at a St. Patrick's Day celebration of Irish poetry on March 17 at C.B. Hannegan's, 208 Bachman Ave. Poetry readings will coincide with an open mic event that starts at 5 p.m. during Hannegan's annual St. Pat's party.
The West Virginia state semifinal and final rounds of the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest take place this weekend at Culture Center Theater.
On Thursday, April 17 pens and keyboards will meet brushes and cameras during "Broadsides: Poetry off the Shelf," a National Poetry Month celebration at the Alliance for the Arts.
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