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Guiding Light: Speak Kindly

Speak softly; speak slowly; speak kindly. Treat everyone with love and respect. Salute God in everyone you meet. Never let the harsh words and meanness of others cause you to return meanness for meanness. A king once asked a question to the sages gathered in his darbar: what is the sweetest thing on earth? The […]

The second season of Serpent Queen is sc...

Just as the Season 1 finale of the acclaimed original drama aired, Lionsgate+ revealed that The Serpent Queen will be returning for an eight-episode second season on the streaming platform. Described as a historical drama with an edge, The Serpent Queen puts a contemporary spin on conventional storytelling to tell the story of Catherine de’ […]

From Cookie Monster to feminist reframes...

Monsters are born out of our deepest fears and anxieties; they are a reflection of ourselves, as individuals and as members of society. From killer clowns to vampires to poltergeists, we all have a monster that scares us more than most. At this time of year – when, according to myths, the veil between our […]

UGA Expo Celebrates 50 Years of Women’s

Each year, University of Georgia athletic history scholar Jason Hasty presents an exhibit in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library that highlights a different aspect of Georgia’s athletic history. the university. This year, Hasty organized an exhibition called “A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women’s Athletics at UGA”. As the 50th anniversary of […]

Osundare will give a talk to NNMA 2022 w...

Prof. Niyi Osundare is about to deliver the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) 2022 Laureate Lecture. It is scheduled for 7th December 2022 in Abuja. The subject is, Poetry and the human voice. “It will take place as part of the annual NNOM Laureates Forum,” Osundare told the Guardian. He was the 2014 recipient of […]

Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, d...

NEW YORK – Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages ​​and belief systems with a gift for popular storytelling who has engaged history readers with bestsellers such as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “The desire for the eternal hills”, died at the age of 82. Travis Loller, a family friend and Associated Press writer, […]

The Many Forms and Forms of Detective Fi...

Book reviews on The Trees, Vine Street, Dinner Guest, The Bullet that Missed, Everyone in My Family Killed Somebody and Secret Identity Today’s novels have the common feature of being classified in the Crime Fiction category in most bookstores. But that’s only half the story, because Everett is written like a literary fever dream, and […]

Today in History: Today is Saturday, Oct...

By The Associated Press Today’s highlight in the story: On October 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” arrived on the New York Stock Exchange. Prices crashed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out at the start of America’s ‘Great Depression’. To this date : In 1618, Sir Walter Raleigh, the English courtier, military adventurer […]

40 baby boy names that start with “H”

One of the best parts of being pregnant is choosing a baby name. Or the most stressful, depending on the situation. Who knew how difficult it would be to agree on a name? If you’re trying to pick a name with a partner, it can be a real hassle. Also, names you like may not […]

Today in History | app

Today is Saturday, October 29, the 302nd day of 2022. There are 63 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On October 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” arrived on the New York Stock Exchange. Prices crashed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out at the start of America’s ‘Great Depression’. […]

October 29, “Black Tuesday” on Wall Stre

Today is Saturday, October 29, the 302nd day of 2022. There are 63 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On October 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” arrived on the New York Stock Exchange. Prices crashed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out at the start of America’s ‘Great Depression’. […]

Today in History – The Boston Globe

In 1787 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni” had its world premiere in Prague. In 1891, actor, comedian and singer Fanny Brice was born in New York. In 1929, “Black Tuesday” hit the New York Stock Exchange. Prices crashed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out at the start of America’s ‘Great […]

“WandaVision” Scribe Megan McDonnell Joi

As the news keeps swirling that Agatha: Chaos Coven will begin production in a few weeks, new details about the production team have surfaced. According to his Writer’s Guild profile, Wanda Vision writer Megan McDonnell joined the writers room for Agatha: Chaos Coven. It’s a Wanda Vision reunion as she joins fellow writers Peter Cameron, […]

Good Juju – Juju Kitcken & Cocktails

When beloved restaurants close, palaces mourn. Instant nostalgia arises for flavors that will likely never be tasted again. I expect to spend years chasing the buttermilk-soaked juiciness of Empress Tavern’s fried chicken, just as I searched in vain for a veggie burger approaching the caramelized genius of Greta’s Cafe’s nutty burger. So it’s become a […]

Today in History | | valdostadailytime...

Saturday Saturday, October 29 is the 302nd day of 2022. There are 63 days left in the year. Highlight in history On October 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” arrived on the New York Stock Exchange. Prices crashed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out at the start of America’s ‘Great Depression’. To this […]

Here’s what we know about Gennaro Sangiu

When asked if he was the right person for the job, in one of his first interviews as Italy’s culture minister, Gennaro Sangiuliano quoted the poem “Towards Italy” by Giacomo Leopardi. “O my country, I see the walls, arches, columns, statues and towers of our ancestors,” he quoted the 1818 work lamenting Italy’s decline from […]

Peaceful Movie Review and Movie Synopsis...

Deneuve plays Crystal, a concerned mother who navigates the terminal cancer diagnosis of her adult son Benjamin (Benoît Magimel). Over the course of four seasons, as Benjamin’s condition deteriorates, Crystal must know that she will outlive her own son and what that means for the future. While this angle might have been a more compelling […]

Audiences brought “In Deep” with Judith

Eliza RheePUBLIC AWED: On Monday, award-winning poet Judith Sanders reads poems from her book “In Deep.” On Monday afternoon, members of the community gathered in the Thomas F. Shannon Room at Hubbard Hall for a reading of selected poems by Judith Sanders, award-winning poet and former visiting professor at Bowdoin. Her performance, which was sponsored […]

Bryan Fuller says accusing ‘Hannibal’ of

The creator also said that a possible “Hannibal” season 4 could further explore LGBTQ themes: “There are a lot more stories to tell.” As a horror enthusiast and leader of the television horror revival, Bryan Fuller appreciates the art of subtext. News from the prolific screenwriter and producer Shudder docuseries, “Queer for Fear: The Queer […]

This is the latest wave of the Wheeler’s

Breadcrumb Links local entertainment Entertainment Books Publication date : October 27, 2022 • 15 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Handout/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network A cropped image of the cover of the seventh and final novel in the Lost Villages series, written by Maggie Wheeler, launched November 2022. Provided Content of the […]

The Uyghur novel published by Columbia U...

“Darren told me about a collection of Uyghur fiction – some already published, some new translations – but it was clear to me from the way he was talking about it, and certainly once I started reading, that Alleys was on another level,” Dunbar said. “We very quickly agreed to focus on it as a […]

Amit Shah attacks former Haryana CMs for...

Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates and lays stone of projects worth ₹6,629 crore in Haryana Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates and lays stone of projects worth ₹6,629 crore in Haryana On October 27, Union Home Minister Amit Shah accused Haryana’s former chief ministers of favoring their own regions and told Manohar Lal Khattar that the […]

Amit Shah attacks former Haryana CMs for...

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday accused Haryana’s former chief ministers of favoring their own regions and told Manohar Lal Khattar that the state has long had a chief minister who embarked on its overall development. The government of Manohar Lal Khattar has put an end to corruption and lawlessness in Haryana, Shah added. […]

BITS & BYTES: Resilient Women Talk; Not

Resilient women talk about money Stockbridge– Walking Our Talk, Berkshire’s non-profit women’s support network sponsors Resilient Women: What’s Your Money Story at 5 p.m., Thursday, November 3 at Stockbridge Congregational Church. Melissa Lydon and Jess Bartle of Evoque Investments will share their personal perspective and expertise on helping women build their financial confidence and resilience […]

WT once again welcomes an award-winning ...

In 1910 PR West Texas A&M University will host Pushcart Prize winner George Bilgere as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series and the Dorothy Patterson Poetry Series. Bilgere will present a poetry reading at 7 p.m. on November 2 in the Recital Hall of the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex. All DLS events are […]

CLIFT | KSU Theater’s Production of ‘He

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West Chester’s Grace Slear Helps Bring ‘

There’s a brand new rock musical coming to the stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theater in Philadelphia with an interesting story and featuring West Chester native Grace Slear as part of the ensemble cast. “The Tattooed Lady” is a new musical starring one of the biggest stars of the sideshow, the fictional Ida Gibson, in […]

Bartlett’s Job Editors to Track What’s Q

NEW YORK (AP) — Books and speeches, lyrics and interviews, impulsive tweets and sworn testimonials: Tracking every word spoken over the past decade can overwhelm anyone, but even more so if it’s your job to follow. “Obviously the speed of events meant that no matter when we went to press, we would be cut in […]

Fourth Annual ‘Taste of Recovery’ Culina

Delray Beach, Florida – The Fourth Annual Taste of recovery will take place on Saturday, November 5 from 6-9 p.m. at the Old School Square Pavilion, 51 North Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach. Guests will enjoy savory and sweet bites from a variety of great restaurants in the area, as well as live performances by Damon […]

Neema Roshania Patel, Post editor who cu...

Neema Roshania Patel, founding editor of the Washington Post’s news site for millennial women, The Lily, and most recently editor of the Next Generation audience development team working to cultivate a readership younger and more diverse, died Oct. 24 at a Washington hospital. She was 35 years old. The cause was gastric cancer, said her […]

Mpho Phalatse is again mayor of Joburg

Mpho Phalatse with his lawyer after the court heard his case against Johannesburg President Colleen Makhubele last week. In the end, it was clear that Phalatse’s attorney, Carol Steinberg, had the upper hand. The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has declared Mpho Phalatse’s ouster illegal, unconstitutional and invalid. Judge Raylene Keightley declared invalid the conduct […]

“It seemed to be unique to the writer”:

When actress and writer Ansuya Nathan returned to Australia in early 2021 after nine years in the United States, applying to SBS’s newly launched Emerging Writers Incubator, or any other similar initiative, was no surprise. priority. Having shown up for “countless” diversity programs in Los Angeles, she admitted to being a little exhausted by the […]

Gift items for comic book fans

The holiday season is, as they say, just around the corner, especially for folks more diligent than me to start their gift shopping early. So what do publishers have in store for fans and collectors this year? Luckily, there’s no shortage of fun items for every budget. I recommend that you first watch one of […]

How President Xi Jinping Became More Pow...

The 79-year-old former supreme leader sat calmly at Xi’s left hand one moment and was being jostled out of his seat the next. One of the two men who fired him is the head of Xi’s personal security unit. Xi sat watching, carefree. The event was censored in all Chinese media. Party media told the […]

Why technology needs to support women th...

Monday, October 24, 2022 12:15 p.m. By: Kirstie McDermott Kirstie works for our Job Board partner, Jobbio. Based in Dublin, she has been a writer and editor on print and digital platforms for over 15 years. Brain fog leading to poor concentration, fatigue, low mood and reduced or diminished confidence: these are all symptoms of […]

Launch of the 6th Martyr Herekol Book Fa...

The 6th Martyr Herekol Book Fair opened at Zana Hall in Qamishlo with the slogan “Books are the existence of the world”. Representatives of civil, political and cultural institutions in northern and eastern Syria as well as the delegation of the autonomous administration and the mother of the martyr Herekol attended the opening ceremony. About […]

Sasan Nasernia’s Calligraphic Paintings

TEHRAN — Iranian artist Sasan Nasernia, deeply interested in playing with the tension between elements of order and chaos in his calligraphic paintings, is mesmerizing visitors with a collection of his works at an exhibition in Dubai. The Mestaria Gallery is hosting the “Calligraphic Confluence” showcase, which will run until October 31. “Writing is the […]

Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Neil Gunn took ...

As Scotland’s favorite novel reaches its 90th birthday, Dan Mackay looks back on two of the North’s greatest writers Kenn and the Salmon at Dunbeath Harbour, from the novel Highland River. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the publication of Sunset Song. Voted Scotland’s favorite novel, Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s timeless classic tells the story […]

ESSAY: 5,000 YEARS OF WRITER’S BLOCK HIS

Ann Patchett, who has written eight novels and five non-fiction books, says that in the face of writer’s block, it sometimes seems like the muse has “gone out for a cigarette.” It doesn’t matter if you’re an award-winning novelist or a high school student tasked with writing an essay for an English class: writing fear […]

Fresno City College Students and Faculty...

On October 15, instructors and students from across the Central Valley read their short stories, poems, and other original literary works in stores and clubs around Fresno’s Tower District. Professor Lee Herrick of Fresno City College, who is also the co-founder of LitHop, brought some of his students to perform their poetry at the Labyrinth […]

He uses the old ‘imitatio’ to create ori

Over six decades, Bob Dylan has consistently brought together popular music and poetic excellence. Yet the guardians of literary culture have rarely accepted Dylan’s legitimacy. His Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 undermined his status as an outsider, prompting scholars, fans and critics to regard Dylan as part of international literary heritage. My new book, Person […]

What Shashi Tharoor demonstrated to Cong...

Last week, journalist Manoj CG asked Mallikarjun Kharge what kind of Congress president he hoped to be. Would he be like K Kamaraj? Or Dev Kant Barooah? The premise of the question (which Kharge declined to answer) was that there are two types of non-Gandhi Congress presidents. Kamaraj was the embodiment of the pre-dynastic Congress; […]

Megan Brennan of Pottsville, first femal...

Oct. 22 — MINERSVILLE — You can take the daughter out of the coalfield, it is sometimes said, but you can’t take the coalfield out of the daughter. That there is some truth to the old adage was evident Thursday night when Pottsville native Megan J. Brennan spoke to Mountaineer Fire Company No. 1 in […]

Best Horror Movies of 2022 (So Far)

Barbaric What better place to start this list than with what many of us consider to be the fiercest surprise of the year – it’s certainly one of the most entertaining. Barbaric was originally marketed around a quirk of modern life (AirBnB and other forms of home sharing). Our new “sharing economy” turns into a […]

Silent Hill’s Best New Game Announcement

After a decade of no new releases, Silent Hill has seemingly come back with a bang, and the Silent Hill spin-off seems like the most interesting addition. Among the many projects announced during Konami’s silent Hill Transmission, the one that stands out the most is one of the next spin-off games in the series: Silent […]

More Artists Added to NEBRASKAland Days ...

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Three more country music artists have been added to the lineup for the NEBRASKAland Days Viaero Wireless Summer Jam concert series. NEBRASKAland Days officials made the announcement on Friday morning. Morgan Wade and Randall King will open for Cody Johnson’s show on Friday, June 23, and Lainey Wilson will open […]

The Poetry Program on bereavement poems ...

In the Poetry program on Sunday October 23, 2022 on RTÉ Radio 1, Liz Quirke and Mark Roper read extracts from their new collections, and Moya Cannon remembers those who died in Creeslough, Donegal. Mark Roper was born in England and has lived in Ireland since 1980. He has published several collections including The hen’s […]

Do you, a man, understand Taylor Swift?

On TikTok lately, the Swifties — eagerly waiting for Taylor Swift to release her new album Midnights (which finally came out today) – have embraced gatekeeping, especially when it comes to male fans of their favorite artist. After all, they insist, how could men understand the true meaning of lines like “you drew stars/around my […]

Wait, John Lennon singing “Yellow Submar

RS210_Revolver_Press11.jpg RS210_Revolver_Press11 – Credit: © Apple Corps Ltd The Beatles could pack an emotional punch like no other band. Their 1966 masterpiece Revolver is full of moments where John, Paul, George and Ringo go straight to the heart. But not “Yellow Submarine”. So far. The world has always cherished this song as a joyous novelty […]

Reviews | In fact, the Percy Jackson sh...

Look, I didn’t want to have to write this column. But I’m worried about Percy Jackson’s next show. The books that allowed me to escape as a child are about to hit the screen again. But unlike the mess that was the Movie Percy Jackson 2010author Rick Riordan is strongly involved in this new Disney […]

It happened today – this day in history

1520: Explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his fleet reach Cape Virgenes and become the first Europeans to navigate the Pacific Ocean. 1555: The English parliament refuses to recognize Philip of Spain as king. 1772: Birth of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Devon. 1789: The National Assembly declares martial law in France to prevent uprisings. 1805: Admiral […]

Region in northern Italy offering a free...

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the far northeast of Italy, is running a promotion to boost tourism and encourage sustainable travel. The region’s tourist office, through the chosen travel agency, will reimburse visitors’ travel if they travel to the region by train from anywhere in Italy. Boasting canals and architecture similar to Venice and some of the […]

What woman hasn’t been bombarded by unso

A A few years ago a friend of mine got married, and when I pulled up to the rustic wedding site, a man I didn’t know came up behind my car and gave dramatic hand signs. . I didn’t need or ask for help, but he gave it, and I’m sure he thought the credit […]

On This Day in History – October 20 – Al

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Take ten: Emma

Emma is originally from North Carolina. She got her bachelor’s degree in creative writing from UNCW and plans to get her master’s degree one day, hopefully before she dies. She is an avid reader and sometimes writer and loves all things spooky and/or classic. Emma is best known for being QRB’s biggest employee (with purple […]

Iceland’s First Lady joins Vancouver Wri

Breadcrumb Links festivals Entertainment Books Icelandic First Lady Eliza Reid will talk about her book Secrets Of The Sprakkar. There is an Icelandic word, sprakkar, which means exceptional women and these women are at the heart of Icelandic First Lady Eliza Reid’s book, Secrets of The Sprakkar: Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing […]

Professor Katherine Duncan-Jones, author...

Professor Katherine Duncan-Jones, who died aged 81, was a leading literary scholar in Elizabethan England and a distinctive figure at Oxford, where she was Professor of English Literature from 1998 to 2001; she was also, for nearly 20 years, the wife of the novelist and man of letters AN Wilson. Katherine Duncan-Jones was best known […]

I was fooled by Bob Dylan in a suit. Hi...

I was wrong about Bob Dylan, And not just slightly wrong, but almost completely wrong. It’s also not for a few hours, days or months, but in fact for 59 years. September 1963 to be exact. Dylan’s album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” was released in May. In November of that year, Dylan came to Syracuse […]

The Three Cultures Foundation pays tribu...

Coinciding with the thousandth anniversary of the composition of “The Collar of the Dove” by Ibn Hazm (Cordoba, 994)the Three Cultures Foundation pays tribute to the Andalusian philosopher, theologian, poet and historian and to his work – written in Játiva in the 11th century and considered one of the greatest creations of Andalusian literature – […]

Top new albums for studying and relaxing

Tutor John W of DoMyEssay names the best new albums of 2022 for studying and relaxing. 5 new albums to relax and study It has been repeatedly proven that music has a unique and very powerful effect on the human brain. Studies reveal that good music is like a complete brain workout. It can eliminate […]

Black History Month bike ride offers ‘se

Three avid cyclists have described the “great emphasis on joy” within their cycling collective after their second annual Black History Month bike ride. The 22-mile ride through central London was organized by the Together We Ride (TWR) team, a black-led collective aiming to empower people through cycling, as well as ‘uplift’ each other and get […]

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: Oct...

Explore the natural beauty of Campbellton Creek Nature Park Campbellton Creek Nature Park covers 81 acres in South Fulton and has a long list of activities available. ATLANTE – Campbelleton Creek Natural Park: Bees, bikes and rocks… oh, la la! No, it’s not a lost song from “The Wizard of Oz” – but it describes […]

7 Books About Indian Women That Challeng...

Every culture and every age has an image of “ideal womanhood,” an idea that, in its most benign form, boils down to truisms and expectations about women. As a reader, I’m drawn to characters who struggle at the edge of what society expects of them, bursting with effort to express themselves. Not all rebellions are […]

Will BTS’ Jin collaborate with Coldplay

On October 18, BIGHIT MUSIC, the agency announced, “Jin will release his solo single at the end of October.” Previously, there was a report that they had collaborated with the British band cold playbut the agency declined to comment, saying, “Exact date and time, collaboration, etc. will be revealed later. We ask for your understanding.” […]

Myhra, Jane – Waupaca County Post Office

Jane Louise Myhra, 69, died October 17, 2022 at The Residence in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She was born in Iola, Wisconsin on February 9, 1953 to Palmer and Lois Myhra. Jane graduated from Iola-Scandinavia High School in 1971. She attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls after high school. After college, Jane was employed as a milk […]

Cherie Blair to announce UAE business in...

The UAE-UK Business Council will hold its 20th plenary meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, where a partnership with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to encourage support for women entrepreneurs in less developed countries is to be announced. The 100,000 Women program has already secured the participation of more than 100 business leaders in […]

How Bob Dylan Used the Ancient Practice ...

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Over six decades, Bob Dylan has consistently brought together popular music and poetic excellence. Yet the guardians of literary culture have rarely accepted Dylan’s legitimacy. His 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature undermined his underdog status, prompting scholars, fans […]

To stop crime and urban disorder, read H...

The great 17th century philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that the most basic human instinct is to escape the threat of bodily harm. Corporate America is currently engaged in an experiment to see if Hobbes was right. Will companies stick to their loud and clear commitment to social responsibility? Or will they follow Hobbes and retreat […]

Bronte’s biopic ‘Emily’ delves into the

Was reclusive 19th century author Emily Bronte inspired to write “Wuthering Heights” after experimenting with opium, tattoos and a torrid affair with the local clergyman? Actress Emma Mackey doesn’t think so — but she portrays Bronte doing all of those things and more in “Emily,” a new drama that deliberately ignores the trappings and conventions […]

Sculpture by Cliodhna Cussen of Father M...

Father Michael O’Hickey was an Irish language enthusiast whose conflict with the Catholic hierarchy made him a notorious figure in the early 20th century. O’Hickey supported the campaign for Irish to be made a compulsory subject for entry into the National University, unlike the Church, fearing that this would encourage students to enroll in TCD […]

The Majesty of Woman King and Why She Re...

I wish I could say I followed the crowd to the movies to see “Woman King.” Unfortunately, there weren’t many in the theater. We made it a girls night out. Along with a friend, my best friend and my sister, I enjoyed all the glory of the underrated movie. It really was a moment. If […]

WOW2: Women Pioneers of October and Even...

“Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.” – Cheris Kramarae, feminist studies scholar We are not going to create a more equal worldsociety by not pushing it, right? – Laura WadeEnglish playwright _________________________ . WOW2 is a four times a month sister blog to This week in the war on women. This […]

Women in Small Business: Laura Rinck of ...

This is the last in a three-part series during Women in Small Business Month. LEWISTON — The glitz and glamor of Madison Avenue always excite Laura Rinck and you can hear it in her voice. Yet when she and her husband, Peter Rinck, made the decision to start their own advertising agency, the appeal of […]

Folk music icon John McCutcheon returns ...

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The National Library of Iran unveils a r...

TEHRAN — A 300-year-old manuscript of the Divan of Hafez was unveiled last week at the National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI). The library recently purchased the rare manuscript from a private collector, Noshad Rokni, an expert with the NLAI Committee on Rare Manuscripts, said at the book’s unveiling ceremony. It contains 322 sheets […]

Partisan Newspapers Filling the Void of ...

Pennsylvania’s most widely circulated newspaper appeared, without fanfare or explanation, in the mailboxes of about 1 in 5 homes in the state in April. A 12-page tabloid with a circulation of 953,000, it has arrived every month since, featuring Associated Press articles, crossword puzzles, recipes and helpful updates on nearby towns with the prices of […]

Drake on If He Ever Uses Ghostwriters

Grammy-winning rapper Drake has transformed over the past decade from actor-turned-rapper to global superstar with countless hits to his name. After becoming a famous rapper, rumors started swirling about Drake’s role in writing his music and how much he relies on ghostwriters to write his lyrics. The Canadian rapper has responded to ghostwriting allegations in […]

Colorado Book Award Winner EJ Levy Refle...

Writer EJ Levy says the opening lines of “The Cape Doctor” — a book that recently won her the Colorado Book Award for historical fiction — came to her verbatim when she read two lines in a guidebook. It was about a 19th century army surgeon who performed the first successful caesarean section on record […]

On This Day in History – October 14 – Al

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On condolence cards, Warren Zevon and my...

If I ever got a job writing condolence cards, I’d probably be fired on the spot. The truth is, I think the fewer pre-printed words the better. My mom avoided all store-bought condolence cards because she found them tacky. She sent all her condolences on plain ivory-colored Crane note cards, writing personal notes to comfort […]

Malati Bedekar: the first feminist write...

Feminist literature has always been full of controversy and declining importance. Yet works like Vibhavari Shirurkar Virlele Swapna (The Dream That Vanished) offer an invaluable, female-centered South Asian perspective to literature that has been largely monopolized by men. Who was Vibhavari Shirurkar? It was the pseudonym of Malati Bedekar. Its female characters, with their multi-faceted […]

TS Eliot Award Announces ‘Shape Changer’

Five debut collections are shortlisted for this year’s TS Eliot Prize for Best New Poetry Collection, which has seen a record number of submissions. Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Mark Pajak, James Conor Patterson, Denise Saul and Yomi Sode are all listed for the £25,000 prize. They are joined by Philip Gross, who won the award in […]

Disturbing Excerpts from the Observer’s

In the next part of the letter, the sender revealed more information. The letter writer said the house had been watched over by their family for decades and they were now in charge. “My grandfather watched the house in the 1920s and my father watched in the 1960s. Now is my time” (via Today). The […]

Poems worth waiting for

Ahaduzzaman Mohammad Ali’s first collection of poems came out over two years ago. Looking at it now, the first thing that comes to mind is what Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote on July 21, 1855 to Walt Whitman. The poet had self-published Blades of grass earlier that year, then sent it to the apostle of American […]

Moorland Spingarn Research Center Hosts ...

Dixa Ramirez-D’Oleo, Akiba Solomon, Tricia Hersey and Nikole Hannah-Jones discussing Hannah-Jones’ 1619 Project alongside moderator Natalie Hopkinson. Photo by Darius Osborne. The MSRC International Festival of Black Writers, organized by the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (MSRC), kicked off on Friday 7 October. The three-day festival was a throwback to Howard University’s great literary tradition. Launched as […]

Famous Hindi Poet Kumar Vishwas and Taji...

New Delhi: Former party leader Aam Aadmi and famous Hindi poet Kumar Vishwas has gotten big relief from the Punjab-Haryana High Court. The court quashed the Punjab Police FIR filed against him. Kumar Vishwas was arrested in Rupnagar for allegedly making provocative statements against Aam Aadmi party leader Arvind Kejriwal on April 12 this year, […]

Madonna TikTok Shows Off Apparently Gay ...

In a TikTok Video Madonna posted on Sunday, the 64-year-old megastar is seen holding hot pink underwear, with the caption onscreen, “If I miss, I’m gay!” She then throws the panties to a nearby trash can and fails – by a lot. It might not have been a coincidence, two days before Tuesday’s National Coming […]

‘Murder, She Wrote’ and ‘Beauty and the

Angela Lansbury, a versatile actress who captivated generations of fans as a murderous baker, singing teapot, Soviet spy and small-town detective among a host of other memorial roles, died Tuesday, her family announced. She was 96 years old. ‘The children of Dame Angela Lansbury are saddened to announce that their mother passed away peacefully in […]

Singer PJ Harvey kicks off UK spoken wor...

PJ HARVEY is recognized as a brilliant singer, songwriter and musician – but she is coming to the area this week to show off her talent as a poet. Following successful appearances at the Hay Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival, PJ embarks on a UK-wide spoken word tour at Fire Station, Sunderland on […]

Who can I see at the Bridport Literary F...

Published: 09:00 11 October 2022 Enjoy a dazzling selection of writers from all walks of life at this year’s Bridport Literary Festival, November 6-12, ranging from Hugh Bonneville speaking Downtown and Paddington with Julian Fellowes to Joanna Quinn on her first bestselling novel set in Dorset, The Whale Bone Theater Dame Sheila Hancock (on her […]

Best Of Grizzard – White Anger

The recent murder of the white jogger in Memphis raises a controversial subject which was frankly addressed in an article by the late writer Lewis Grizzard (LG) in the Charlotte Observer newspaper on Friday May 22, 1992. Although groups of runners (black, white and other minorities) completed his jog route across the country, there remained […]

20 minutes with: actor, screenwriter, pr...

Issa Rae speaks at the event showcasing her Runway Runway collection on October 07, 2022 in Hawthorne, California. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Text size Issa Rae is one of Hollywood’s most powerful multi-hyphenates. The actor, comedian, writer and producer is a Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actor for Insecurethe HBO series she created, which […]

The 5,000 year history of writer’s block

Eds: This story was provided by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. (THE CONVERSATION) Ann Patchett, who has written eight novels and five non-fiction books, says that in the face of writer’s block, it sometimes seems like the muse has “gone out for a cigarette.” It doesn’t matter […]

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s masterstrokes that

Photo: now digital mirror Samajwadi Party founder and patron Mulayam Singh Yadav died at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Monday (October 10) after a long illness. He breathed his last at 8:16 a.m. this morning. Born on November 22, 1939 in Saifai village of Etawa district in present-day Uttar Pradesh to a poor family, he […]

A captivating exploration of genius at t...

Christopher Donahue in “The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci” Photo by Scott Suchaman) WASHINGTON, DC – Honoring the genius of da Vinci, writer/director Marie Zimmerman takes us into the mind of the master through his observations. Presented in magical realism, she interweaves her observations on the science of the universe in an extraordinarily elegant way […]

Scottish short film based on Welsh short...

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Shauna Macdonald in Consumed (2020), image by Smashing Pics Ltd A film based on a powerful short story by a Welsh auteur is garnering awards and nominations across the UK and beyond. ‘consumes‘ by Sian Hughes is the opening tale of her collection ‘Pain sluts‘ and is adapted from the original story […]

Soak up the joy of travel and the wonder...

Travel writer, television host and resident of Edmonds, Rick Steves recently completed a two-year project – the production of a six-hour public television mini-series titled “Rick Steves Art of Europe” – which aims to bring accessible, meaningful and fun art. This article was inspired by this series. Seeing great art is a joy. And seeing […]

‘News coverage is given to the elite, no

The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Culture at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation took a walk through the life and death of Urdu civil servant and poet Syed Mustafa Zaidi on Saturday night. The forum allowed investigative journalists Saba Imtiaz and Tooba Masood to speak at length about the life and mysterious death […]

Best Wolverines Era & Actors For MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow and fans eagerly await the addition of both The Fantastic Four and x-men In the years to come. Of these X-Men, Wolverine is a casting decision that will be critical to the success of implementing mutants in the blockbuster film series. RELATED: Best Superhero Origin Stories In Movies […]

Beyoncé Tells Right Said Fred She Had Pe

Beyoncé released a statement in response to English pop trio Right Said Fred’s claim that she never asked permission to use their 1991 hit “I’m Too Sexy” in their song “Alien Superstar,” taken from his seventh album. Renaissance. “Normally the artist approaches us, but Beyoncé didn’t because she’s such an arrogant person that she probably […]

how a coach trip to Italian Umbria rekin...

Nervous is not enough. It was my first trip abroad since the crazy two years of confinement and coronavirus. I almost felt like a caged bird that had broken free and remained cautious with the muzzle I had chosen to wear. Being a single brunette Muslim woman, I have always traveled alone. Honestly, I don’t […]

10 Marvel Comics From The 2010s That Hav...

Marvel spent the 2000s restructuring and working out its excess nervousness. The industry in general was going through a creative renaissance, but Marvel Comics developed a steam that would take them into the 2010s. The 2010s were when the publisher really got ahead of its competition. Between the MCU and the Disney acquisition, Marvel positioned […]

The Guardian’s look at Annie Ernaux: A v

Ohen future ethnographers want to study what it was like to be a woman in Europe in the decades between World War II and today, they could do worse than take the collected works of Annie Ernaux, who has become this week the first French woman writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Ernaux […]

What is a laureate? A classics teacher ...

What is a laureate? A classics teacher explains the roots of the word in ancient Greek Photo/Getty Images A statue with a gold laurel wreath By Joel ChristensenOctober 7, 2022 Professor Joel Christensen is the chairman of the department of Classical studies at Brandeis University. This article originally appeared on The conversation. When the Nobel […]

Theater Reviews: James IV: Queen of the ...

Don’t. Build. Tea., Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh **** Crowded halls buzzed with excitement and an audience of over a thousand thronged to see the world premiere of a new Scottish play. Not since the opening of the first three parts of Rona Munro’s story cycle at the Festival Theater in 2014 has Edinburgh theater seen anything […]

Qatar becomes the sporting, political an...

Qatar becomes the sporting, political and economic center of the Middle East Oct 07, 2022 In their reports and articles, international media have praised Qatar’s preparation for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which will be held from November 20 to December 18, 2022. Reports have described the State of Qatar as having become a […]

A rock star becomes a writer with his fi...

From a career in music, how did you turn to writing fiction? Would you consider both music and writing as your careers? I had never done creative writing before writing The End of Summer, unless you count songwriting. I had started taking notes in 2019 on “a book that I may write one day”. Then […]

Maurice Manning, Former Pulitzer Prize N...

On Monday, October 3, American poet and 2011 Pulitzer Prize nominee Maurice Manning presented a poetry reading featuring new, unpublished poems from 7:30-9 p.m. at Harvey’s Union Auditorium. Manning captivated his audience with his humorous yet earnest poetry that captured rural culture and faith in South America. This included poems titled “The Barn Became a […]

Meow Wolf Partners with UCF Themed Exper...

In UCF’s thematic graduate programs, strange new worlds are imagined every day. But it’s not every day that students explore them with Meow Wolf, a world leader in creating stunning interactive art environments. During the Fall 2022 semester, Meow Wolf is partnering with UCF’s Thematic Experience Master’s Programs for the UCF/Meow Wolf Writing Workshop. The […]

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunn

The showrunners highlighted on these pages are all too sharp to rock Dickens handily – yet, for the writer-producers who power entertainment’s most prolific and popular medium, this is truly the best and Not so good of times. More than 560 scripted series are expected to air in the United States by the end of […]

A Nobel panel will announce the winner o...

A Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, file photo of a Nobel medal displayed at a ceremony in New York. (Angela Weiss/Pool Photo via AP, File) STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced Thursday at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm. While the recipient […]

13 American museums to see this fall, fr...

Fall museum exhibit times are to the arts community what pumpkin spice lattes are to coffee. Without them, would we really know that the seasons have changed? Given the fall onslaught of retrospectives and art debuts opening at museums across the United States (which aren’t in New York!), we’ve rounded up 13 of the hottest […]

Diana Reid on Sally Rooney, Love & Virtu

Being published was a “dream come true” for Diana Reid. “You know when you’re a kid so excited for Christmas Day that you wake up really early?” she says. “For a month after finding out I was published, I woke up abnormally early every day because I was so excited to live my life.” The […]

Students and staff honor survivors of re...

It wasn’t yellow flags that dotted the dry, brownish Whittaker pitch Friday morning. Instead, it was the orange shirts worn by La Conner students and staff that colored the school district’s football field Sept. 30 in honor of young Native Americans who, over generations, have suffered cultural trauma as ‘they attended residential campuses in the […]

Theater Critic: James IV: Queen of the F...

Crowded halls buzzed with excitement and an audience of over a thousand thronged to see the world premiere of a new Scottish play. Not since the opening of the first three parts of Rona Munro’s story cycle at the Festival Theater in 2014 has Edinburgh theater seen anything like this; and though James IV: Queen […]

Why the great Agatha Christie remains a ...

In the cover photo of her new biography, the young Agatha Christie seems extremely confident. Maybe she was. During her long career, she will break records both for the detective novel and for the theater. Like Dickens, with a similar following and sales, she was a great inimitable. It is also a difficult subject. Her […]

Grow old with me, the best is yet to com...

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Op-Ed Opinion: “Unfortunately, older people all over the world have been denied the enjoyment of their basic human rights due to age discrimination.” The International Center for Longevity in Ottawa has launched a campaign to raise awareness and fight against ageism in Canada. The position of the federal government is unclear. Shutterstock […]

The 15 best assassin and hitman movies, ...

We often recommend media and products that we like. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission at no additional cost to you. In the real world, contract killing is far from the most ethical profession. But in the movies? It’s a common plot device that acts as the driving force […]

What happened on October 4?

Here is an overview of what happened this day, 04 October, across the world and South African history. We remember news, events and people who have influenced the course of history forever. THIS DAY: 04 OCTOBER 1993 | EU lifts sanctions against South Africa 1989 | Efforts by a pro-sanctions lobby group against South African […]

Game of Thrones’ enduring influence on F

It’s kind of a blueprint: take bloodstained high fantasy novels, then give them the prestige TV treatment. Fantasy fans, who are used to dodgy fare like the BBC’s Merlin, will flock to an exceptionally lavish production. Fans of more racy costume dramas like Spartacus Where Rome will flock to its familiar sight. The result is […]