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Prolific Swedish ambassador indulges passion for haiku: Over the years, Swedish Ambassador to Japan Lars Vargo has published 15 books related to Japan, but for the past decade, his love affair with the country has largely been told in one literary form: ha...
| A Review of Jester, a Book of Poetry by Grace Marie Grafton.: Grace Marie Grafton’s latest book of poetry, published by Hip Pocket Press, draws one in with its intriguing title, “Jester,” and by the colorful cover depicting a jester’s antics. Continuing ... |
| Author Martin Willitts Jr. merges art & poetry with a new ekphrastic publication: Mr. Willits' new collection, Art Is Always an Impression of What an Artist Sees, manages just the right balance between the visual and the textual—his poems evoke the emotional color of the impressi... |
| Chloe's royal ode to the poetry festival: A WELL-KNOWN figure in the local arts scene celebrated British poetry with the Queen this week, by royal appointment. Chloe Garner, who has been the Ledbury Poetry Festival director for seven ...|
Power Publisher's New Release Poems of the Portraits by Prof. S.P. Rath: Though coming from such a background, he is a Third generation poet of Indian English poetry. His poem mainly comprises of Life, reality, romance, philosophy, culture, nature, feelings and above all i...
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An anthology of poems: In contemporary period, Ayesha Zee Khan wrote her first ever anthology of poetry under the title “Building Bridges”. Her poems are soothing and mature. The reader can smell of Emily Dickinson and ...
| New Poetry Book by Local Author: Blame it on the Moon – Lisa Shatzky’s newest book of poetry will be launched on Bowen, Sunday, December 8 at the Gallery @ Artisan Square. Published by Black Moss Press, the book is a collection o... |
| Poems Shares Woman's Journey in Faith; C. Montgomery Releases New Book: Everyone who embarks on a journey of faith takes a different path, and author C. Montgomery is no exception. In this new collection of poems, she gives readers a close-up view of her experiences on he... |
| Books to Watch Out For: December: Harrison's writing is funny, generous, and bittersweet, with an unexpected, plain-speaking poetry. - A.D. "Dangerous Women" (Tor Books), edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, out December ... |
| Yemen's New Ways of Protesting Drone Strikes: Graffiti and Poetry: Taking their lead from Yemen’s reputation for recitation, the group organized an anti-drone poetry contest earlier this month. ... Some delivered their verse – containing lines such as “From abo... |
| Sunderland writers group to hold Christmas poetry day: Poetry News: Foyle Street Writers group will host a Poetry Day featuring festive readings at Sunderland Library next Wednesday - and an open invitation has been issued to all.|
| Books such as Country Too Far can change the way people think and act.: Poetry News: |
Can literature help to recalibrate a nation's moral compass? And can a single book elevate a nation's conversation with itself above the roar of intolerance and abuse? Big questions, a...
| Elko event launches YouTube cowboy poetry contest: Poetry News: - The group that stages the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko has launched a YouTube poetry contest for those between the ages of 18 and 35. Officials at the Elko-based West... |
| Text offers hope in face of the unbearable: In the final lines of his searing meditation in verse on the Holocaust and its legacy of emotional numbness and horrifying images, Saltspring Island poet Murray Reiss on the problem of poetry after th... |
Christmas Love in Quadrant: “Contemporary Australian love,” writes Mark Tredinnick in this book’s introduction, “turns out to be a wilder and wider and more ecstatic terrain than we had le...
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Shortlist for Literary Awards: Poetry News:
An acclaimed first novel about a woman sentenced to death in 19th-century Iceland is in line for the richest literary prize in Australia, worth a total of $125,000.
| Young poet among best of UK talent: A Bedford Modern School student is among the top poets in the country after taking part in a poetry event adjudicated by Roger McGough.
Elspeth Keep, who achieved one of the highest distinctions at... |
| Houston Author Publishes New Book of Poetry: A native of Gabon, Zouga is currently dividing her time between her family and studies. She is also a member of a poetry club, and the poems she wrote for this book are based on her personal experienc... |
| Emily Dickinson's Envelope Writings: 'Gorgeous' Poetry In 3-D: Poetry News: Readers always seem to want to get closer to Emily Dickinson, the godmother of American poetry.|
| Studio City Poet Releases Collaborative Book With Artist: To Abstract: is a collaboration of two insightful minds— Jack Doehring, a poet from Studio City and Sarah Miller, visual artist. comments? |
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WA- Poet to read new Ascendance works in Port Hadlock: Writer Tim McNulty likes to have his worked weathered, seasoned like firewood, before he sets it out there.
And it’s been awhile since he’s released a book of poetry. McNulty has been busy wri...
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Poetry slam to combat oppression: The Thaqalayn Muslim Association are holding their first annual poetry slam this Friday. The association has selected the themes of justice and oppression for the slam because, as club executive Sumai...
| Elizabeth Gentry's 'Housebound' is both dark and magical: “Housebound,” just released, Gentry won the 2012 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize at Lake Forest College, a prize which is designed to showcase challenging, experimental w... |
| Poets at the Library Series Features Pulitzer Prize-Winner Tracy K. Smith: Copies of the poet's works will be available for purchase courtesy of Labyrinth Books. Poetry readings have been an integral part of Ms. Smith's development as a poet. In the early 1990s, while a Harv... |
| Angela Bell Julien Promotes Her Book "Blooms and the Bard: Painted Sonnets": Tuscon, AZ- Inspired by Shakespeare, Angela has dedicated her life to teaching others the power of words and is proud that her new inspirational book of poetry has received all five star reviews on Am... |
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Staff Picks for November 2013: November is slowly coming to an end and we are on the threshold of another new year. Autumn and winter poetry are often melancholic and sad and many times it reflects the inner feelings of the poet. A...
Grimm's fairy tales: Semper fidelis: Poetry News: ... sits on a golden throne two miles high, wearing a crown three yards by two yards. Beautiful or grotesque, the mad poetry of these tales is often delightfully funny too. For this coll...
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