3 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog
With just weeks to go until they move on from Denny International Middle School , headed for high school, dozens of young poets have just put on quite a show.
5 hrs ago | RollingStone
In the late Sixties and early Seventies, John Fogerty was rock & roll's Voice of America.
9 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Local author Richard Morgan will read poems from his new collection, Sea Glass Soul Invisible Colors, as well as selections from his previous two poetry books.
12 hrs ago | FiveThirtyEight
An illustration showing some of the popular topics of the poems submitted to this year's contest , in which students could make verse out of anything published in The New York Times.
16 hrs ago | FiveThirtyEight
Col. Lars Braun, who had just returned from 14 months in Iraq, in a Memorial Day parade in 2008 with his daughter, Rachel.
18 hrs ago | The Daily Herald
The Delphos Catholic Daughters of America recently honored its Poetry and Essay Contest winners.
19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Communicating through books is an idea that separates humanity from everything else in nature.
23 hrs ago | Rome News
The Summer Poetry Series returns with a May 30 reading at Schroeder's New Deli. Rome audiences who miss the cool evening breeze as local and regional poets and authors read excerpts from their work, can look forward to the series kick-off: Poetry Night in the Courtyard at Schroeder's Deli.
On a scale of 0 to 10, how nervous would you be to get up on stage and perform? On a recent Thursday at the Parlor Caf at 303 Ashland St., shyness took the stage in varying degrees during one of many poetry slams.
David R Morgan admits to passing numerous works by other people as his own and says he is 'truly sorry' Cut and paste ... 'Now you can google a line and within seconds if an original poem comes up that's it' Photograph: Sarah Habershon Publishers and magazines have been working to take down poems and suspend sales of collections by David R Morgan ... (more)
Binghamton University hosted its 36th annual Poetry and Children Day, Wednesday morning.
An enthusiastic and appreciative crowd packed Alice's Champagne Palace on Saturday night to enjoy the music, stories and poetry presented by numerous performers for the sixth-annual Cowboy Cabaret.
A sort of team anthology, Sunset Inn: Tales from the North Shore is a collection of fiction, poetry and a play published by the Aloha Romance Writers, who admittedly chose-over margaritas and Mexican food-the conceit of a colonial-style seaside inn, described in Patrice Wilson's poem "This Haven" as "white as salt" and "bleached coral in the sea," ... (more)
In a poetry class I teach at Windward Community College, a student recently did a presentation on coming-out poems and presented her own.
I admitted that the event weighed heavily on my mind. Though we did not dwell long on the events in Boston, the topic remained in the air, threading its subtext into several strands of our conversation.
Registration is open for the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center's big event, the Stowe Prize Big Tent Jubilee, which will take place on May 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on the Stowe Center grounds, 77 Forest St., Hartford.
Emily Dickinson's home, in Amherst, Mass., offers beautiful grounds and a peek into the life of one of America's greatest writers.
The downtown Left Bank Books will host a poetry reading with several local poets whose works appear in the new anthology "Take Heart: Poems from Maine" edited by Wesley McNair, Saturday, June 1, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. As the current Maine Poet Laureate, McNair has collected verse from his popular "Take Heart" column, featuring a poem each week in 30 ... (more)