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Self-Portrait: Jordan Hamel | Writing

Reading room A 1701-word memoir from a world champion, hungry wolf and Wellington poet It’s a quiet Tuesday night in Timaru. The Caroline Bay skatepark is quiet except for a teenage couple driving past in a Subaru WRX, the odd smell of the wharf dominating Herald of Timaru the headlines throughout 2019 have died down, […]

Poet Kalamazoo wins Pulitzer Prize

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo woman has won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her 2021 work titled “Frank: Sonnets.” Longtime teacher and writer-in-residence at Kalamazoo College, Diane Seuss was announced the winner of Pulitzer’s poetry category on Monday, May 9. “It’s nothing I would have ever, ever, ever expected out of life,” Seuss said […]

Obituary of Darrell Darling (1940 – 2022

darrell darlingMay 7, 1940 – February 3, 2022Resident of Santa CruzReverend Darrell Darling was a Methodist minister, poet, innkeeper, nut farmer and political activist. He died in Santa Cruz on February 3 with his wife, Karen, and daughter, Denise, by his side. Until the very end, Darling was blessed with a sparkling wit, an inquisitive […]

Amrit Kaur, Is “The Sex Lives of Student

HBO Max Student sex life premiered on November 18, 2021. The show follows a cast of characters, including Bela Malhotra, played by actor Amrit Kaur. Since landing the role of Bela Malhotra in HBO’s original new series Max, fans of Student sex life began to wonder if Amrit Kaur is related to the decorated poet […]