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See all stories on this topicThe Caribbean Writer invites the general public to another book launch of Volume 28 on Sunday, November 16, 2014, from 1-4 pm in the first-floor conference room of UVI’s Administration and Conference Center (ACC) on St Thomas.Link!

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 Uttoxeter poets called to enter contest: A POEM about Uttoxeter or another town in your circulation area could win £1,000 in a free poetry competition. Entry is free of charge and anyone, young or old, can have a go – beginners too. ...
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 Dee Cohen commented on The DitchRider's blog post The Sunday Poem: Denise Bergma: Denise Bergman lives in Massachusetts but has a connection to Albuquerque because her new poetry collection, A Woman In Pieces Crossed the Sea, won West End Press’s Patricia Clarke Smith Award and w...
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 Poet Yusef Komunyakaa brings his keen eye and sense of craft to a reading Tuesda: Yusef Komunyakaa will be reading his poetry at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Donohue Auditorium of the Dolan Science Center at John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights. The reading is...
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 Break the rules: “Can’t” is a word that should rarely be applied to poetry. There is very little that “can’t” be done in a poem. The beauty of poetry is that the risks are so low. While it would be stupid ...
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 Porsha O Crowned 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam Champ: This year's Individual World Poetry Slam, sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council, was thought-provoking to say the least. The event lasted four days at multiple local venues, and led up to a fina...
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 Review: Rehema McNeil, 'Davu': Despite having only recently turned her attention to hip-hop, Rehema McNeil has been a mouthpiece for the streets for more than a minute. For the last few years, the Indianapolis native has performed ...
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 Caserio's poetry book draws on ancient works: Billings residents with a taste for poetry already know Dave Caserio as one of the most recognizable talents in south-central Montana. His multi-art performances featuring on-the-spot painting, interp...
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 Robert Pinsky, former poet laureate, to read at Wistariahurst Museum: Robert Pinsky, who served as Poet Laureate of the United States, from 1997 until 2000, during which time he popularized the form through his Favorite Poem Project, will do a reading for The Care Cente...
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 Pensioners treated to an afternoon of poetry and music: RESIDENTS and staff at a care home enjoyed an afternoon of top tapping rhythm and rhyming when they were treated to a story-telling and music-making performance by a top-class entertainer. comments?

 The Sunday Poem: Tony Mares...: On the high plains of Oklahoma and Texas, all along the blue highways and the Interstates, there are miles of barbed-wire fences. I step out of my car, and stare down a fence line.
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 Poetry Is Celebration: This Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. Come and celebrate with readings by Caroline Goodwin, Kalamu Chache, Dorsetta Hale, California Poet Laureate Emeritus Al Young, and a selection of poets from the...
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 County announces poetry winners: San Mateo County’s got a thing for poetry. Its inaugural poetry contest, aptly named “Poetry Is,” drew 158 entries from 27 different communities in the county and winners will have a chance t...
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 So you want to write like a poet laureate? 5 poetry tips from Billy Collins: Billy Collins has climbed to the top the U.S. poetry scene, serving as the U.S. poet laureate from 2001 until 2003. Over the course of his career he has won numerous awards from being named Poet of th...
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 Ghanaian poet wins Japan-Russia contest: Mr. Adjei Agyei-Baah, a poet and a lecturer in Strategic Management from Ghana, has emerged one of the winners of the prestigious Third Japan-Russia Haiku contest, organized annually by Akita Internat...
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 Chesterton in Song: Chesterton’s poem rhymes using ABBA/ABBA/ABABAB, which doesn’t lend itself to a song structure. Our goal was to preserve the meaning while staying in the confines of a melody line that uses short ...
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 Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event: UK- learned to speak Welsh as an adult, partly as a form of rebellion. In 2008 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, while in 2011 she was named a member of the first ever judging panel...
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 A celebration of poetry: As Trinidad and Tobago celebrated National Poetry Day on October 15, Belmont Secondary School pupils played their part to mark this special occasion. The school observed a week-long celebration in obs...
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 Deirdre Lashgari: Berkeley feminists and world poetry lovers are saddened to learn of the death of a pioneer translator and anthologizer of women’s poetry from around the world. Deirdre Eberly Lashgari, professor em...
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 La Salita Cafe Further Champions Puerto Rican Artists Through a Kickstarter Camp: The San Juan café, a burgeoning hub of artists, musicians, filmmakers, poets and spoken word performers, hopes crowdfunding will bolster its mission to discover, showcase, and create a platform to su...
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 RiversideUC RIVERSIDE: Poet celebrates end of laureate term: Juan Felipe Herrera said he hopes Californians will remember him for bringing poetry a little closer to their lives.comments?


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 London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 October 2014: London UK-hundredth birthday in 2020. Free, prebook , 6pm LIT LOUNGE: London Literature Lounge at Keats House is an evening of poetry with open mic. Writer, broadcaster and Director of London Literatu...
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 Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event: POET APPEARANCE: The National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke will be appearing at Bromsgrove group Words' latest event.comments?


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 Byron event will be poetry to town's ears: Experts will converge on Seaham this weekend to discuss the town’s links with a literary legend.

Members of the Newstead Abbey Byron Society and the Irish Byron Society will visit the...

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 At Penn, students can get credit for a Wasting Time on the Interneta: Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled “Wasting Ti...
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 A look at Lawrence Matsuda's poetry: Lawrence Matsuda is the author of A Cold Wind From Idaho, a book of poems about those of Japanese descent who spent time at internment camps after Pearl Harbor, including his family. His parents were ...
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