Poetry Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Editors' Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New York Times

    ... moving company that evicts delinquent tenants in a novel that touches on religious and political issues. The squalid poetry of convenience stores is one of Cohen's fortes, as his characters struggle with a sense of displacement and the wish to begin ...

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  2. What's happening on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... Delight: Piano Four-Hands, Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky" featuring music by Schubert, Brahms, Debussy and Barber. POETRY CONTEST Island resident Virginia Walker is hosting a poetry contest to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation for pancreatic cancer ...

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  3. Taylor Swift joins Rilke in Michael Robbins' 'Equipment for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    "Criticism is parasitic literature," writes Michael Robbins, the poet and critic, in his new book, "Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music," a collection of his recent criticism, which I in turn have been tasked with criticizing. Where to start? Maybe best to begin with Robbins himself.

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  4. Jordan Abel to read at Kootenay Gallery of Art in CastlegarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Kootenay Gallery is pleased that noted poet Jordan Abel will give a reading at the Gallery on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Abel recently gained national attention when he won the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize this June. Jordan Abel is a Nisga'a writer completing his PhD at Simon Fraser University, where he focuses on digital humanities and indigenous poetics.

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  5. Mongolia hosts 37th World Congress of PoetsRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    This event titled "The Mind of Nature and the Nature of the Human Soul", brings together more than 200 well known poets, writers, translators, cultural and art figures from over 40 countries. Within the framework of the congress, the International Poetry Festival "Danzanravjaa" will also take place in Dornogov province, where the Mongolian poet, educator and religious figure of the 19th century D.Danzanravjaa was born.

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  6. English folk song, a great traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... diarist, noted down ballads, but the first true collector was Bishop Thomas Percy, whose "Reliques of Ancient English Poetry" was published in 1765. Indeed, many of the early collectors were clergymen, including John Broadwood (of the famous ...

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  7. Palm Beach Poetry Festival Returns to Delray Beach, January 15-20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Aug. 17, 2017 - PRLog -- PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL Returns to South Florida, January 15-20, 2018 Special Guest Poet will be Coleman Barks, the World's Leading Translator of Celebrated 13th Century Poet Rumi Festival Workshops will be Led by Nine Award-Winning Poets: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Tim Seibles Writers of Poetry May Now Apply for Nine Extraordinary Workshops held during the 6-Day Festival at Old School Square that will Include Craft Talks & Readings, Panel Discussions, Open Mic and Sizzling Spoken Word Events, Plus a Special Tribute to Poet Thomas Lux Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival , today announced that the 14th annual festival is returning to Old School Square for six days, January 15-20, 2018.

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  8. adidas Is Bringing Its EQT Creator Studio to London for a Weeklong Pop-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hypebeast.com

    ... director and photographer Nick Knight and London-based rapper/poet Kojey Radical , who will be running a slam poetry session. The weeklong series of events will run from August 19 until August 25, kicking off with a live performance from Jamie xx ...

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  9. Rita Dove, Sandra Cisneros, and Joy Harjo Are Coming to Phoenix Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Phoenix New Times

    ... playwright, Rita Dove is also a former U.S. poet laureate. She edited The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry and served as a Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. She also has some history with the Valley: The ...

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  10. Poets express their views on racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle-Journal

    organized by Northern Feminisms - made stops at various public places across Thunder Bay for pop-up poetry sessions. Stops included McVicar Creek, Waverley Library, the Thunder Bay Courthouse, city hall and The Chronicle-Journal. "We are about ...

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  11. Jerry-Can BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Egypt Today

    The band was founded in 2003; they are a group of semi-nomadic musicians, poets, storytellers and coffee grinders from the Egyptian desert of North Sinai. Featuring a blend of epic poetry recall, the band manages to display various topics through their performances including ancient Arabian Bedouin, warnings of the dastardly deeds of sheep rustlers, and tales of unrequited love for the girl with beautiful Arabian eyes.

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  12. Angus Graham-Campbell Presents Rebel Angel at Old Operating TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... soon had visions of him becoming a top surgeon, but Keats' sensitive heart lay elsewhere. He'd been composing poetry and sonnets since his childhood and while he was studying at Guy's, had his first work published. Inspired by the work of his ...

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  13. Award-winning Author Kwame Alexander will headline local black book festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Moultrie News

    ... Library, 68 Calhoun St. The event is free and open to the public. Alexander is the author of 24 books, including poetry, prose, and picture books. In addition to winning the Newberry Award for the most distinguished contribution to American ...

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  14. Partition Museum inaugurated in Amritsar by Punjab CMRead the original story

    Thursday | Nerve News

    ... recalled his late mother Rajmata Mohinder Kaur's work to help refugee girls back to their homes. The event, marked by poetry recital by well-known poet Gulzar who launched his newly translated book Footprints on Zero Line: Writings on the Partition ...

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  15. Joe Coomer's 'other lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Island Ad-Vantages

    ... farm from his home in Texas. And not least, he is a purveyor of words, most recently publishing his first volume of poetry, Other Lives. He admits frankly: "I wasn't a poet when I was young. I didn't think of myself as a poet, but I found that the ...

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  16. Walk down memory lane at Amritsara s Partition MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    ... as the story of human resolve and resilience, as well as the indomitable human spirit. The event was was marked by a poetry recital by noted poet and lyricist Gulzar, who launched his newly translated book, Footprints on Zero Line: Writings on the ...

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  17. International champs to perform at LSU Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Thursday August 17, you will be able to see why Baton Rouge's Forward Arts poetry slam team is international champ! The group, after honing their performance with hard work in Baton Rouge, headed to San Francisco in July to take on the nation's best. These teams can be vastly different in presentation.

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  18. Like Some Grave Mighty Thought Threading a DreamRead the original story

    Thursday | Siris

    ... to Hunt, second to Keats, and third to Shelley; Hunt is easily the least talented of the three in general, but in poetry it is the poem and not the reputation or ability that gives the laurels. To the Nile by Percy Bysshe Shelley Month after month ...

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  19. Think What a Poem Might Do: A Conversation with Jill Bialosky and Matthew ZapruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Jill Bialosky author of Poetry Will Save Your Life , and Matthew Zapruder , author of Why Poetry , discuss the state of poetry, their own connection to the art, and their shared experiences as poets and editors. Jill Bialosky : I didn't start out to write a book about poetry.

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  20. Art Events for Your WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dallas Observer

    ... Cuban Food), and reverberations from live music. Groove to a performance from B. Simone, and check out spoken word, poetry, dance and performance art. DJ Dirty Rae and DJ Cee Watts will spin neo-soul, hip hop, rap, R&B and other smooth sounds while ...

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