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3 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 272

I'm a little under the weather today, but that won't stop me from poeming. In fact, I'll use it as inspiration for this week's prompt.

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6 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

NIGEL Jarrett is retiring as the South Wales Argus classical music critic after almost 30 years.

He first joined the newspaper in 1971 and was quickly recruited by its then music critic, the distinguished journalist and broadcaster Kenneth Loveland, to help out with reviewing a busy South Wales music scene.

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Related Topix: Classical, Journalism, Arts

10 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Breaking Ground Poets to return to Open Mic Night at Dietrich Theater

On Friday, July 25, the Dietrich Theater's Open Mic Night will return with its monthly installment, this time featuring a crowd favorite.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Jack White launches Third Man Books

Jack White is on a role, this past year his steadfast dedication to music has spiraled the singer in all artistic directions making his fans very happy.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jack White, Arts, Milwaukee, WI

FishBowl

Brain, Child, the Literary Mag for Mothers, Adds Poetry, Expanded Reviews Section

Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers launched in 2000 and has been lauded for its award-winning content.

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East Bay Express

Emeryville Wants Your Poetry

Calling all Billy Shakespeares! The City of Emeryville seeks your best villanelle, sonnet, haiku, free verse, or any other kind of poetry you deign to write for its new contest, Poems on the Emery Go-Round.

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Related Topix: Emeryville, CA, Arts, Napa, CA

The Otago Daily Times

Dunedin's O'Sullivan shortlisted for NZ Book Awards poetry prize

Dunedin poet and New Zealand Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan has been short-listed for the poetry prize in the 2014 New Zealand Book Awards, announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Arts, Oceania, Norfolk Island, World News

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tampa Bay's weekly literary happenings

Poet Shay Cook reads from her latest collection Black Silk Tuesday, July 22, 6 to 7 p.m., at the C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library.

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Related Topix: Arts, Tampa, FL, Ruskin, FL

Retford Today

Worksop: Annual Town poem could win you A 1,000

A poem about Worksop or another town in your circulation area could win 1,000 in a free poetry competition.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, Arts

Art Daily

Rutgers-Camden researcher builds archive of translated Anglo-Saxon narrative poetry

For centuries, the epic poem 'Beowulf' has been held as the gold standard of Anglo-Saxon poetry.

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Related Topix: Arts, Rutgers University, Princeton University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Chapel Hill teen's - Dream' wins poetry contest

Sherman-Jollis recently completed her sophomore year at East Chapel Hill High School.

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Related Topix: Arts, Chapel Hill, NC

MLive.com

Counting Crows's Adam Duritz performs poetry to sold-out Meijer Gardens crowd

The easy answer is lead singer. But watching him guide his seven-member band through its set at Frederik Meijer Gardens amphitheater was more like watching a type of sonneteer at a musical poetry slam.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, Counting Crows, Entertainment

News Observer

Saunders: Governor McCrory low-rates the poet laureate position

Let's get one thing straight, though. Valerie Macon did nothing wrong, nothing to warrant the unflattering attention her recent appointment to be the state's poet laureate shone on her.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Arts, North Carolina

Bangor Daily News

Fun With Words! Poetry for Kids at the CCLC

On Wednesday, July 30, 9:00am-12:00 noon, the Cobscook Community Learning Center will offer "Fun With Words! Poetry for Kids," with instructor Ally Talbot.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Arts, Saint Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Canada.com

John Boyko: Ukraine's long struggle echoes in Canada

Roman was Russian or maybe Ukrainian. The folks of his town went from one to the other with each shift of the restless border.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Brazil, Canada,

Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth Summer Live set to bring music and art to the Square

A NEW arts event launches tomorrow in Bournemouth. Summer Live - Bournemouth Square is a programme of art and live music for the town centre.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

INSPIRED Stourbridge residents could win 1,000 by entering a national poetry competition.

Organised by United Press, the competition aims to get the creative juices flowing and encourage people to pen a poem about the town in which they live.

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Korea Herald

Bae Su-ah's novels to be published in U.S.

Korean author Bae Su-ah's novel "Cheolsu" will be published in English in the United States next April, LTI Korea announced.

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Times Record News

Poetry Helps Pay the Bills

Local cowboy poet Sonny Ashley will donate all the proceeds from his CD of cowboy poems to the cause of Izzy Brogdon, the little girl who survived a medical crisis this spring.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Star

NELA Poetry Society honors Brown

Members of the Northeast Louisiana Poetry Society honored Charline Brown with a celebration on June 14. Brown, a founding member of the original Monroe Poetry Society, was also instrumental in forming the Northeast Louisiana Chapter of the National League of American Pen Women.

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