Alice Munro has won this year's Trillium Book Award in English-language for "Dear Life: Stories," a collection of tales set in the countryside and towns around Lake Huron.
Fred Wah, this country's parliamentary poet laureate, seems to be the equivalent of TV's never-needed Maytag repairman.
One week ago The Poetry Foundation announced that poet Kenn Nesbitt will serve as the next Children's Poet Laureate : Consultant in Children's Poetry to the Poetry Foundation.
After James Joyce and George Orwell , we now have another 20th-century classic in the public domain exhibiting added value in its print legacy.
Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Jerusalem correspondent. The paper's former foreign editor and deputy foreign editor, Alistair joined The Independent in 2008 as a business correspondent.
Adults and young people have a chance to win cash prizes by entering a poem by July 12. This year's festival officially launches on July 26 with a quiz night and ploughman's buffet at the Grove Building followed by a community barbecue lunch at The Old Ship Inn on July 27, with entertainment from John Cockle's Goodtime Jazz Band.
New Delhi, June 17 : Girija Vyas, who was sworn-in as cabinet minister in the Manmohan Singh government Monday, has a long eventful political career, serving as union minister, Congress's women's wing chief and chairperson of the National Commission for Women .
Jun. 17, 2013 - PHILADELPHIA -- The beautifully illustrated children's book Classroom Times: Charactoons and Rhymes will captivate kids of all ages as they learn the fun way to read.
A Kensington classroom was the sight of a most uncommon occurrence on Monday morning - excited children raising their hands to volunteer to read excerpts of poetry.
As always, the entries were magnificent. They brought tears, sighs, and even a few smiles as the judges poured over them.
Over at City Journal, Laura Vanderkam , author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast and 168 Hours: You Have More Time than You Think , takes a "Journey Through the Checkout Racks" at her local supermarket and compares the leading women's magazines of today to what they were like in 1963.
Saudi Arabia's location at the crossroads of vital trade routes in the ancient world has given it a rich history and vibrant culture.
The Carriage House Poetry Series invites the public to attend a free event on Tuesday, June 18 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kuran Arts Center on Watson Road, off North Martine Avenue, adjacent to Fanwood Borough Hall .
In Darrell Bourque's latest collection of poetry, "Megan's Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie," the state's former poet laureate takes a look at Acadians of today, the Acadians of yesterday, their respective journeys and the historical ties that bind the two.
Globally acclaimed rock bands have something in common with Ohio State. This past year Weezer, and The National were integral parts in English 560, which focuses on poetry and alternative music.
Poems by local writers Emily Wall and Ernestine Hayes have been selected for permanent placement in Totem Bight State Historical Park in Ketchikan as part of the Alaska Center for the Book's Poems in Place project.