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Robin Goodfellow racing tips: Best bets ...

Robin Goodfellow racing tips: Best bets for Monday June 27 By Sam Turner for the Daily Mail Published: 4:50 p.m. EDT, June 26, 2022 | Updated: 5:04 p.m. EDT, June 26, 2022 sports mailRobin Goodfellow’s racing expert delivers his advice for Monday’s meetings in Windsor, Ponterfact, Southwell, Lingfield and Musselburgh. Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow […]

Let’s hear it for poetry!

Or maybe our title should be: Let’s To listen more poetry. There was a time, but not so recently, when people liked to recite poetry. This could be in clubs or conferences, schools and libraries, even in a home setting. The thing is, reading poetry and reciting poetry (or hearing it performed) are two different […]

Men, you also have a stake in the fight ...

This is NOT an attempt to victimize men in the United States Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to throw out 50 years of precedence – as well as an established constitutional right – by striking down Roe vs. Wade. The women of this country are the only victims of this overflow of a corrupt court, guided […]

Six blind men and the elephant

It was six men from Indostan, very scholarly inclined, who went to see the elephant (Though they were all blind),… Many of us may remember the lines from the poem learned in school. And perhaps most of us, and that includes me, gave credit for the “funny” story to English poet Saxony. Thanks to the […]

Nadhim Zahawi: Removing Larkin and Owen ...

Shelley said ‘poets are the world’s unrecognized legislators’ but politicians may be more powerful after the education secretary attacked the removal of poems by Philip Larkin and Wilfred Owen from a GCSE course as “cultural vandalism” and called for their restoration. Nadhim Zahawi has denounced a decision by the OCR Examination Board to replace two […]

The Recorder – Book Bag: ‘Regicide in th

Regicide in the family: Finding John Dixwell by Sarah Dixwell Brown; Press Levelers Any number of families may have an outcast somewhere in their ranks, the proverbial black sheep of the family. What if you had someone in your family tree who played a role in the beheading of King Charles I in 1649, the […]

Hanif steps down after Palestinian poet ...

MOHAMMED El Kurd and Mohammed Hanif KARACHI: Prominent journalist and novelist Mohammed Hanif withdrew from a conference organized by the Goethe Institut in Hamburg on Tuesday after organizers revoked the invitation of Palestinian writer and poet Mohammed El-Kurd. Informing his supporters of the decision, Mr Hanif tweeted: “Withdrawing from the @goetheinstut conference in Hamburg where […]

A dazzling arts summer in Ballybunion

TWO big names from Limerick will headline the second Ballybunion Arts Festival next month. he blindboy Boatclub, irreverent and always incisive, and Louise Mulcahy, stunning trad talent from Abbeyfeale, are just two of the names that will fly to the station from July 21st to 24th. Although less than a year old, the Ballybunion Arts […]

Scotland’s Isle of Vaila for sale for $2

An entire island is on the market! The island of Vaila, in the Shetland Islands archipelago, is up for sale for $2.1 million. This 757-acre island, located north of the Scottish mainland, features a 17th-century mansion, around 6.5 miles of coastline and a steeple more than 120 years old, according to an island listing. Owners, […]

15 Best Father’s Day Quotes From Nelson

FATHER’S DAY sees sons and daughters all over the world pay a big tribute to their father. If you need a message for your Father’s Day card, we’ve got some words of wisdom from your favorite celebrities and authors. 2 Father’s Day sees sons and daughters around the world pay a big tribute to their […]

Full Circle Books survives the e-book bo...

Although the familiar bright green building at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Northwest Expressway looks quaint on the surface, inside 100,000 copies of books line the shelves, creating space for several reading nooks that allow customers to hang out. dive into one of the library’s 60,000 titles. Full Circle Bookstore, located at 50 […]

Book review | A climatic fantasy that c...

Sinha preserves his voice in this work and deserves credit for bringing this literary gem to readers. Since 2019, climate fiction or “cli-fi” has been the new “it” for publishers of English-language literature. This neat 124-page volume landing on my doorstep surprised me in many ways. On the one hand, it’s climatic fiction, not terrible, […]

Literary experts find John Hughes plagia...

Literary scholars have criticized Australian author John Hughes for apparently copying excerpts from certain classic texts, including The Great Gatsby, into parts of his new book, The Dogs. On Thursday, Guardian Australia published a 1,700-word article by Hughes in which he explained why certain excerpts from F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina […]

Shailesh Lodha will now be seen on this ...

A few days ago, there was news from the famous comedy show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ from the TV world that Shailesh Lodha has quit. Shailesh will now host India’s premier entertainment channel Shemaroo TV’s new original show ‘Wah Bhai Wah’. The show will provide fun and humorous entertainment to the public. The public […]

University of St. Thomas Launches New An...

The series will feature a “Who’s Who of Catholic Literary Giants,” airing live between June 17 and June 21. The University of St. Thomas (UST), in Houston, TX, is launching a new annual tradition that will bring together authors and distinguished Catholic scholars to discuss the joy and beauty of the written word. Called the […]

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Kuntala Kumari ...

India oi-Deepika S | Posted: Thursday Jun 16th 2022, 8:29 AM [IST] New Delhi, June 16: Kuntala Kumari Sabat popularly known as Nightingale or BulBul of Orissa was one of the women poets who came to prominence from Odisha during India’s freedom struggle. She was a multifaceted personality. Sabat used his thoughtful poems to ignite […]

Celebrate a Slice of Americana

On July 4, 2026, our United States will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence. Yet we retained the ideals of Britain, such as representative government and the English language. Today, the years seem longer than before. We’ve been home for two now and, as the song says, “Don’t move around much […]

Pianist Colin Decio and poet Ingrid Pros...

Colin Decio and Ingrid Prosser perform a concert of piano music interspersed with poetry in Palmerston North on June 26. Photo / Provided The next Globe Sunday Matinee Concert on Sunday June 26 will be a first for the series, combining the talents of pianist Colin Decio and poet Ingrid Prosser. Husband and wife have […]

Dick Stahl’s “My Cancer Chronicle” book

MWC Press, the publisher of the Midwest Writing Center, is honored to announce the publication of My Cancer Chronicle, the latest collection of poetry by former Quad City Poet Laureate and longtime Davenport Central High School teacher Richard “Dick “Stahl (1939-2020). A special launch party will be held today from 2-4 p.m. at Wallenberg Hall […]

Ahmadiya and Al-Sabah; A History of the...

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This message has been read 356 times! I received a picture from a friend of the building of the first school I studied in early 1950s which is Al-Sabah school so I sent the picture to some and I received funny responses, and this is the article on the subject […]

On This Day in History – June 11 – Alman

1/3 Anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstrators, protesting a planned march by the KKK on July 17, 1988, burn an American flag. On June 11, 1990, the United States Supreme Court struck down an anti-flagellation law passed by Congress the previous year. UPI File Photo | License picture Today is Saturday, June 11, the 162nd day of […]

The Guardian’s look at James Joyce’s Uly

NOTNext Thursday, June 16, is Bloomsday – named after Leopold Bloom, hero of James Joyce’s 1922 novel Ulysses, and the day the book is set. Bloomsday is too often an exercise in commercial nostalgia, but it’s worth revisiting, in this 100th year since the book’s publication, exactly why Ulysses was so revolutionary. If much of […]

Erdoğan talks about Türkiye to end count

For decades, Turks have had to put up with bad jokes involving the bird commonly eaten at Christmas and Thanksgiving around the world. But President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his top officials are hoping a name change will put an end to that era. A request submitted to the UN last week by the country’s […]

Students at Appleton North High School r...

APPLETON — Mya Koffie is no stranger to difficult subjects, but it’s in writing poems that she feels freed from their burdens. It was one of the main thoughts that inspired the 17-year-old junior to start the poetry club at Appleton North High School. Simply put, writing makes her feel better. “In writing, I find […]

Sex scandals and sexism in the 1960s

Reading room A feminist reading of a stunning memoir I am writing this at a time that none of us could have imagined could happen. The United States Supreme Court is challenging and seeking to overturn the Roe v. Wade abortion law. After decades of feminist energy, it’s almost unimaginable that this is possible. And […]

An English teacher’s new memoir, an expl

In the vast ocean of published memoirs, Neil Besner may not be the most important catch of the day, but he certainly is a keeper. Preview of the book launch Click to enlarge Fishing with Tardelli: family memories in lost time By Neil Besner (ECW Press, 152 pages, $22) In conversation with Warren Cariou and […]

George Lamming (1927–2022) international

George Lamming George Lamming, the Barbadian novelist, died just five days before his 95th birthday. A towering figure in Caribbean literature and a staunch supporter of regional unity, his work was integral to other writers of the colonial and postcolonial world eyeing both the metropolis and their developing homelands. Mr Lamming’s death has been mourned […]

DMK MP remarks on row of Hindi fans, BJP...

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP TKS Elangovan has stirred up a row after he allegedly said Hindi was a language of underdeveloped states and that would make Tamils ​​’shudras’ , a pejorative term used for people considered to belong to the so-called “lower castes”. “What is Hindi going to do? […]

Kate Bush’s song Running Up That Hill ha

In a BBC documentary to mark Bush’s return to live performances in 2014, comedian and actor Steve Coogan came the closest to identifying what sets Bush apart from nearly all popular musicians. Steve Coogan – who once parodied Kate Bush songs – says like poet John Keats, Bush writes what she imagines. “Byron once said […]

Inchakkad Balachandran’s song for nature

“Ini varunna thalamurakku ivide vaasam sadhyamo” ​​(Will this land be habitable for the next generation?). This iconic song that helped seed the concept of nature conservation in the Malayalee psyche is now 30 years old. This song that has been echoed by all nature lovers continues its unassailable journey to this day. Nobody knew the […]

China celebrated the Dragon Boat Festiva...

China celebrated the traditional Dragon Boat Festival on Friday, commemorated annually on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The festival, also called Duanwu Festival, through which the Chinese people expressed their love for their country. RELATED:The United States pushes the European Community to oppose China According to Shao Fengli, […]

For Japanese star poet Tanikawa, it’s fu

Placeholder while loading article actions TOKYO — Shuntaro Tanikawa used to think that poems descend like inspiration from heaven. As he gets older – he is now 90 – Tanikawa sees the poems springing from the ground. The poems still come back to him, a word or fragments of verse, as he wakes up in […]

Indian team cheerleader and modern-day R...

Indian Team Cheerleader and Modern-Day RD Burman: From Marketing to Music, KK’s Passion Scripted His Career – The Musical Journey | The economic period Updated: 01 Jun 2022, 17:06 IST Singer and songwriter Krishnakumar Kunnath, popular as KK, has won the title of Bollywood’s most versatile singer during his three-decade career. His musical career has […]

African American Poets Make Appalachian ...

In 1991, South Carolina native Nikky Finney came to Lexington to perform at a poetry reading called “The Best of Southern Writing.” Before Finney, who is black, was added to the roster of artists, the event was called “The Best of Appalachian Writing.” Frank X Walker, a Danville native, British English teacher and former Kentucky […]

Best Juliette Binoche movies, ranked

french actress Juliette Binoche did it all: as the New York Times points out, she won an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a César, a Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival, and she even received a Tony Award nod after having performed in a Broadway play. Binoche first made her mark in her mother […]

The New Yorker June 6, 2022

The New Yorker June 6, 2022 | the new yorker Reports More reports The critics Books The Revelations of Thom Gunn’s Letters The late poet’s letters are an introduction not only to literature but to the man himself. Books When Barbara Pym could not be published The English novelist was reaching her peak when publishers […]

Radio Ceylon – the Sri Lankan channel In

New Delhi: Long before the era of podcasts and audio streaming, radio saw its own version of India’s cola war from the 1950s to the 1970s. One was hometown favorite, All India Radio (AIR) , who remains a mainstay on the airwaves to this day. But the other was a foreign radio service that managed […]

How Films Helped Incorporate Foreign Fol...

As we all know, India and the Indian subcontinent in general, is a land of stories. There are countless tales that we have heard from childhood and what is remarkable is that in many cases the stories have been absorbed into the Indian heritage of foreign kingdoms. For example, the stories of One Thousand and […]

Geetanjali Shree awarded in Bhopal

The English version of Gitanjali Shree’s book Tomb of Sand was released on Friday. Booker Prize-winning novel “Rat Samadhi” by Gitanjali Shree, originally published in Hindi, has been translated into English as “Tomb of Sand” by Daisy Rockwell. Delhi-based writer Gitanjali has become the first Indian author to win the International Booker Prize. She received […]

Danisarte presents THE LEGACY OF LORCA /...

Alicia Kaplan, Artistic Director of Production and Hernan Acuna, Associate Producer, have announced their new bilingual production (Spanish-English) to celebrate the birthday of iconic Spanish playwright/poet/musician Federico Garcia Lorca. Danisarte is a non-profit 501c3 whose mission is to develop original productions with the aim of increasing understanding between people of many cultures and nations and […]

In Chennai, PM Modi says Tamil language ...

Chennai | Jagran Press Office: Addressing Tamils ​​amid a row over making Hindi the national language of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised the Tamil language, saying the central government was fully committed to popularize it. Inaugurating new completed projects and laying the foundation stone for new projects in various sectors of Chennai, […]

What happened on May 26?

Here is an overview of what happened this day may 26, throughout history. We remember news, events and people who have influenced the course of history forever. THIS DAY: MAY 26 2008 | Severe flooding has started in eastern and southern China, killing 148 people and forcing the evacuation of 1.3 million people. 2004 | […]

The first Concorde expedition starts fro...

The first Concorde expedition starts from London to Washington May 24 is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 221. Railways May 24, 1882 Mersin-Adana line proposal by Mehmet Nahid Bey and Kostaki Teodoridi Efendi […]

Small magazines in the age of Instagram,...

Welcome to the world of small magazines, mimeo editors, outlaw poets, chapbooks and experimental writing. IBNS caught up Subhankar Das, a freelance writer, literary activist, poet, blogger, editor and film producer, to answer some of the questions about the future of small magazines and small publications in the age of Instagram. The Little Magazines movement […]

Fresno State’s Chicano/Latino Graduating

When Xiomara Ramirez Maciel graduated from high school, her plans were initially to leave the United States to be with her parents in Mexico. “I didn’t think it was right for me to go to college because I didn’t know how I was going to pay for it,” the liberal studies major said. But with […]

Book Review: A swimmer chases ghosts in ...

By DREW GALLAGHER FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR Going through my mental checklist of trappings I enjoy in a novel, Eimear Ryan’s “Holding Her Breath” ticked all the boxes. The author is Irish and the setting is Ireland—Check. Located on a university campus with opportunities for me to flex my major credits in English – Check. […]

Rebel Cristina Peri Rossi wins the Cerva...

While recovering from an accident, well beyond her sixties, Cristina Peri Rossi, the new Cervantes winner, discovered video games. “I spent three months in bed / with my right leg / playing on the Playstation.” She had been hit by a car in Barcelona, ​​where she has lived since the start of the Uruguayan dictatorship […]

How does it feel to be on Venus or Pluto...

Windblown sand in ripples in Victoria Crater at Meridiani Planum on Mars, photographed by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on October 3, 2006. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Cornell/Ohio State University How does it feel to be on the surface of Mars or Venus? Or even further, like on Pluto or Titan, the moon of Saturn? This curiosity […]

Peter Swanson: reading scary books at a ...

SWANSON: “Ripley Under Ground” by Patricia Highsmith, which is the second in her “Ripley” series and the only one of the five that I have not read. I love Highsmith. I don’t think anyone is exploiting that gray area of ​​moral lines that people will cross as well as she does. BOOKS: What other writer […]

Week 3 Poem of the week: ‘These are my i

These are my identities These are my identitiesBut you try them on for sizeYou make the assumptionAnd discuss criticallyWith a lexicon that I don’t understandYou fight and you search for meaningA struggle that is deepYou want to have it allThe shots you callAnd the journey, and the story, and the storyThe medal on arrival But […]

Who is AG Perarivalan and what was his r...

New Delhi/ Chennai | Jagran Press Office: AG Perarivalan, who was serving a life sentence for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, was released from prison on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ordered his release, a judgment widely hailed by pro-Tamil groups of Tamil Nadu. After being released from prison, Perarivalan, who was […]

Launch of a book on Khushal Khan Khattak

PESHAWAR: A book on Khushal Khan Khattak was launched under the banner of Bacha Khan Research Center at Bacha Khan Markaz here on Tuesday. Prof. Dr. Fazal Rahim Marwat is the author of the book titled “Khushal Khan Khattak – The Pioneer of Afghan Nationalism”. Besides others, the ceremony brought together poets, writers and scholars. […]

On the Politics of Caste and Female Joy ...

In a library in St. Louis in 1990, I watched our people – speaking our language, eating with their hands – on an American big screen for the first time, in Satyajit Ray’s iconic black-and-white film, Pather Panchali. This is the first film in his Apu trilogy, a bildungsroman of the life and tragedies of […]

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, […]

The worst movies based on true events –

When filmmakers say a movie is based on true events, they’re trying to give the movie a stamp of legitimacy. For the most part, moviegoers understand that they’re going to see a story based on an actual event and not a documentary, and they’re willing to allow some creative leeway. Even so, audiences know when […]

Arrowsmith Press, The Boston Playwrights...

A deferred festive reading bringing together the winners of the last two years will take place on Zoom on Sunday May 15 at 12 p.m. Nobel Laureate, Derek Walcott Arrowsmith Press, in conjunction with the Boston Playwrights’ Theater and the Derek Walcott Festival in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, announces the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry. The award […]

Sarah Holland-Batt on the fight for her ...

SShortly after Tony, Sarah Holland-Batt’s father, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease – and told he was no longer fit to drive – he bought the car for himself of his dreams. A jaguar. He made the purchase through eBay, unseen; the first time his wife knew about it was when it was delivered to their […]

‘Poems for Life’ celebrates the resident

CENTER COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — To celebrate the lives of seniors in our community, Juniper Village has connected residents with local writers to create personalized poems highlighting their stories. Juniper resident Mary Joan Fetter said it was a chance to reflect on her experiences. “I got lucky,” Fetter said. “I had a good life. I […]

Shows, magic and untold stories – The Th

Image Credit: Supplied Shahryar, a powerful king learns of his wife’s love affair with a slave, promises to avenge him on all the women he will marry from now on. A night of conjugality, the next morning would turn to fate for the young bride succumbing to an untimely death engineered by their husband. Enter […]

The Traveller’s Word: Cecilia Vicuña on

Over the past three years, Cecilia Vicuña has gained sudden and impressive international recognition, culminating with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 59th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition this spring. The seeds of Vicuña’s multifaceted artistic personality emerged in the 1960s, when she was still based in Chile. There she began to write […]

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 […]

2021/22 half-year results // Sales up 24...

DGAP-News: All for One Group SE / Key word(s): Half-year resultsAll for One Group SE: 2021/22 Half-Year Results // Sales up 24% // Integration of acquisitions progressing // SAP S/4HANA transformations are accelerating // 2021/22 sales guidance increased sl 09.05.2022 / 11:06 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. All for […]

A new study reveals links between red ti...

New research documenting a grim connection between toxic red tides and ocean dead zones comes with the usual annotation: a poem. The poem, composed by an English scientist, was inspired by a University of Miami study published this month in the journal Harmful Algae which found that a third of Florida’s last 16 red tides […]

First Odia to get a law degree, this ‘gr

Madhusudan Das, a lawyer and social reformer, did pioneering work in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, laying the foundation for the current state of Odisha. Sadly, he remains a largely forgotten figure among the pantheon of famous Indian historical figures. (Image above of Madhusudan Das, the legendary Odia) As the first graduate and […]

Five French cultural events not to miss ...

May 1 may be over and the Lily of the valley the bouquets are fading, but there’s a wealth of French art and culture to discover across the United States and online this month. The Tragedy of King Christopher – Chicago, until May 29 In the turbulent aftermath of the Haitian Revolution of 1804, a […]


war – in the fields first green shoots–Helga Stania (Ettiswil, Switzerland) * * * farmers marketsyncopated greensin a basket of reeds–Lorraine A. Padden (San Diego, Calif.) * * * wet littersunlight on the furlof a fern fern–Marcie Wessels (San Diego, CA) * * * green saladmom place some springon my plate–Mona Bedi (Delhi, India) * […]

The Poetry Program celebrates queer poet...

On the Poetry program Sunday May 8 at 7 p.m. on RTÉ Radio 1, presenter Olivia O’Leary meets three poets in Belfast to discuss the strength of queer poetry in Northern Ireland today. The queer voice in poetry is vibrant here, like a recent anthology, queer the green, showed. The anthology, edited by poet Paul […]

Breakfast for Literacy: More Than a Meal...

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Cape Fear Literacy Council will celebrate the return of our flagship event and fundraiser, the Annual Literacy Luncheon, after a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many aspects of post-pandemic life, some things are different. This year, we will meet outdoors at Filigree Marina overlooking the Cape […]

Elgin Master Chorale will celebrate the ...

The Elgin Master Chorale will celebrate its 75th anniversary season with the North American premiere of a piece commissioned for the occasion. “The World Imagined,” the result of a three-year collaboration between renowned English choral composer Gabriel Jackson and Elgin Master Chorale maestro Andrew Lewis, will highlight a concert on May 15 at the Blizzard […]

A piece of juvenile Leopardi found in Na...

(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 3 – A previously unknown early play by the great 19th-century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi has been found in Naples and published for the first time. The eight-page notebook in which a 16-year-old Leopardi wrote his observations on poetry, philosophy, politics and society also contains a list of 160 favorite authors, […]

RNT University celebrates William Shakes...

Rabindranath Tagore University’s Department of Humanities and Liberal Arts celebrated the birth anniversary of the great poet and writer William Shakespeare at an event on Monday. On this occasion, eminent English teachers discussed Shakespeare’s contemporaneity. Seema Raizada, MLB College and Shivani Basu Dubey, BSSS College were specially present on this occasion as main guests. In […]

Literary Notes: Folklore and Sufism as R...

FOLK literature is a strange phenomenon in the sense that it offers humanistic and universal notions that transcend time and borders. “Folk” literally means people. And “lore” is the body of lore and knowledge about a subject, says Concise Oxford English Dictionary. Thus, folklore is the sum total of the traditional beliefs, customs and stories […]

We tried the Cotswold pub which was nove...

Once the favorite pub of famous Gloucestershire writer Laurie Lee, The Woolpack in Slad is one of the county’s most well-known and beloved inns. Perched on the side of one of Stroud’s five valleys, this historic inn has been pulling pints for hundreds of years and is pretty much everything you’d expect of a traditional […]

Kyla Heyming is Greater Sudbury’s Younge

The fluently bilingual poet said she wanted to encourage other young people to “write and love poetry as much as I do”. At 28, Kyla Heyming is Greater Sudbury’s youngest Poet Laureate. “It’s pretty amazing to be chosen as the youngest Poet Laureate,” Heyming said, speaking to on April 29 at a press conference […]

‘A bullet in his brain’: RSA chief’s Anz

An Anzac Day speech by the RSA chief with a poem about a soldier killing himself and a call for services to be more like funerals and less like ‘Disneyland’ draws both praise and criticism reviews. The short speech by Marty Donoghue, chief executive of the Returned and Services Association (RSA), took place at the […]

Dr. Brenda M. Greene on Ntozake Shange –

and the Broadway Revival of “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Inf” By Dr. Brenda M. GreeneAcclaimed poet, playwright and novelist Ntozake Shange’s Obie Award-winning chorepoem for colored girls who have contemplated suicide / When the Rainbow is Nine, first produced in 1974, boldly defined what meant to be a […]

Meet the Winners of the 2022 Deans’ Awar

Provost Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg announced the honorees of the 2022 Deans’ Awards, one of the highest university-wide honors. Congratulations to Research and Creativity winners Aesha John, Endia Lindo and Adam McKinney and to Teaching Excellence winners Ashley English, Alex Lemon and Jennifer Smith. “It is my honor to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of Texas […]

National Poetry Month: An interview with...

National Poetry Month: An interview with Alaskan poet Ishmael Angaluuk Hope |  Smithsonian Voices

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope in the movie Blue Frontier (Patria Productions) Photo courtesy of Deborah Schildt Ishmael Angaluuk Hope (his Tlingit name is Khaagwáask’) is a Tlingit and Inupiaq poet, Indigenous scholar, video game writer, film actor, and novelist. His current and upcoming projects include: Walking Dead: Last Mile (Skybound Entertainment), a video game for Facebook; […]

Book review: “Diamonds”, Camille Guthrie

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Sbobo Ndlangamandla Camille Guthrie | Diamonds by Camille Guthrie, BOA Editions, 88 pages. $17. The title of Camille Guthrie’s fourth collection, Diamonds, couldn’t be more apropos. Shimmering with erudition and sensual humor, […]

Visiting poet Topaz Winters reflects on ...

As part of the Guest Writer Series hosted by the MFA program in the Department of English at Northern Michigan University, internationally award-winning poet Topaz Winters was featured as the final guest of the semester. . She read her poetry aloud before doing a Q&A and book signing on Thursday, April 7 in the Northern […]

Giving Matters: Greenville Women Giving ...

The past two years have been tough for young people, especially those who are already dealing with issues such as economic hardship or a parent’s drug addiction. But through participation in the arts, teens can find new ways to express themselves and connect with others, building resilience that will serve them throughout their lives. At […]

UMaine Alumna Challenges Poetic Form Thr...

University of Maine alumnus Megan Ashe has submitted three pieces of poetry to the new “Maine Canvas” initiative. The “Maine Canvas” is an online art space for students to submit pieces of their choice to an online portfolio on the Maine campus website. Ashe recently graduated from UMaine last December with a major in English […]

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey is...

Opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey April 23 is the 113th (114th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 252. Railways 23 April 1903 British Prime Minister Balfour announces in the House of Commons that they […]

EP Review: English Teacher – Polyawkward

Doomy + droll sprechgesang styles could be about to get a bigger and even more compelling revival I was on my third or fourth listen to Polyawkward and was scrolling through Twitter when a post caught my eye. “I saw there was this band called English Teacher…”, he would say, “and you won’t believe what […]

Boca Raton Public Library Celebrates Chi...

Alexandra Alessandri Sunday, May 1, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Spanish River Library Boca Raton, Florida – Join the Boca Raton Public Library in welcoming award-winning children’s book author Alexandra Alessandri to the Spanish River Library in celebration of Children’s Book Week! She will read her latest book, Isabel and her colors go to […]

“Writing in a minority language goes han

I think I fell in love with them. The old clichés around writing in two languages. I think that I may have thought too much… “Your first language is for feeling, the second is for thinking.” Is it really this binary? “Ah, you know, you’re a different person in every language, that’s the problem.” Am […]

A collaborative project brings together ...

“How are you like your mother? » Graduate student Cole Depuy, the poet behind “A Turing Test,” pops the question again. And again, tenor Lex Bonner responds with a recitation of haunting childhood images, underscored by raucous cello and eerie piano chords. A gong shakes, waved by composer Leif Haley, as the song comes to […]

Brookings Registry | ‘Oakwood’ issue 20

BROOKINGS — Founded in 1975, South Dakota State University’s “Oakwood” literary magazine is fast approaching its 50th anniversary. This year’s issue opens Thursday at the Hilton M. Briggs Library’s Daschle Congressional Research Study, which is in the University Archives and Library Special Collections. This event, free and open to the public, features authors and poets […]

Adoptees share their experiences in writ...

Approximately 7 million Americans are adopted, and just as every family is unique, every adoption experience is unique. When stories are told about adoption, we tend to focus on the experiences of adoptive parents, but adoptees have their own important stories to share. On this episode of Talk about Iowa, host Charity Nebbe interviews two […]

Take a Page of Poetry to Understand Musi...

April 18, 2022 (Illustration by University of Rochester/Julia Joshpe) The University of Rochester music theorist explores the interrelationship between poetry, lyrics and music. Reading the opening lines of Van Morrison’s “Into the Mystic,” Matt BaileyShea, an associate professor of music theory at the University of Rochester, notes that “the […]

How Judge Syed Mahmood, known for his di...

National integration through tolerance is an ideal for all of us; it was a reality with Syed Mahmood. His personality and the depth of his thoughts transcended the realm of materialistic living and found solace in mysticism. His knowledge of Arabic and Persian helped him develop a deep understanding of Sufism while his command of […]

Five artists who put modern Indian art o...

People all over the world have long been fascinated by Indian art and culture. However, the 20th century was the one that truly defined and propelled India’s visual identity into the modern world. The worldwide acclaim enjoyed by Indian art today is a result of the tireless creativity pursued by highly talented artists of the […]

Book Review — James Dickey: A Literary L

By Dr. Jes Simmons Retired English teacher and trustee of Longwood Dr Gordon Van Ness is a 1972 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College who became Professor of English at Longwood College (later University) from 1987 until his retirement in 2018. A prominent scholar of poet and novelist James Dickey, Van Ness has just written what promises […]

Poet Billy Collins to Participate in Mid...

detroit today For anyone who has tried, writing poetry can be difficult. It can be hard to tell if you’re actually writing something compelling — or if you’re even telling a cohesive story. Billy Collins is one of America’s most popular poets, according to Bruce Weber of The New York Times. He will appear at […]

Fortnite from Epic Games gets Coachella-...

Coachella is coming to Fortnite! Epic Games has announced that it has collaborated with the annual Music and Arts Festival to bring Coachella-themed skins and music to Fortnite. Epic Games said it will drop two sets of skins in Fortnite to coincide with both weekends of the music festival. The first delivery of Coachella items […]

Award-winning poet to read, give a maste...

04/14/2022 Award-winning poet Donna Masini will give a public reading and discussion of her work at a book signing event on Wednesday, April 20 at SUNY Cortland. Masini, Professor of English/Creative Writing at Hunter College, City University of New York, will also be giving SUNY Cortland students, faculty, and staff an exclusive and unique poetry […]

The American academic: what I don’t know

A 1907 photograph of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island (Library of Congress) When, in my readings, I come across phrases like this: “His great-great-grandfather was the chief adviser to the Dutch royal family in the 18th century; a great-grandfather killed during the gold rush; and his mother was descended from George Sand”—I feel a little […]

Sharad Pawar is not a Castist; Raj Thac...

Sharad Pawar is not a Castist; Raj Thackeray comments very wrong: Ramdas Athawale Vartha Bharati | 13-04-2022 | 18:07:00 IST Union Minister Ramdas Athawale | PC: PTI Latour, April 13: Slamming MNS leader Raj Thackeray for accusing Sharad Pawar of playing caste politics in Maharashtra, Union Minister and Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said […]

Derry Girls review – this modern classic

AAll good things must come to an end, especially if that good thing is a beloved British sitcom. Like a myriad of comedies before it, Lisa McGee’s semi-autobiographical Derry Girls (Channel 4) – a school farce set in mid-90s Northern Ireland – chose to come out on top with its third series. There’s a reason […]

Constance Alexander: Celebrating Nationa...

Katerina Stoykova speaks with gentle authority, the beat of her r’s indicating that she is not from Kentuckian. Currently residing in Lexington, she was born in Burgas, Bulgaria, a city on the Black Sea coast. She immigrated to America in 1995 and for over a decade worked for various high-tech companies. Her passion for the […]

‘We love our mother tongue…we love our i

Prakash Raj tweeted: Don’t try to smash houses Mr Home Secretary… We challenge you#stopHindiImposition Bollywood actor Prakash Raj, who stars in many Hindi films, also objected to Shah’s statement that people from different states should speak Hindi. “Tamil, as a language, serves as the root of the rights of the people” is a line from […]

Matt Maltese leaves Center Stage amazed ...

Matt Maltese is an amazed, charming and youthful man. The gentle embrace of his faded female voice is a seductive experience, and he is undoubtedly medicine for a broken heart. Maltese is a musical poet, as his raw, elegant lyrics and emotion have a special way of reaching into the soul and stripping people down […]

Take the lakes. . . Coleridge and Sou...

In our latest column, we explored the poetry of William Wordsworth and wandered through his beloved Lake District of England. Today we meet two more of his Lake District friends, the poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) and Robert Southey (1774-1843). In fact, when you add John Ruskin, Thomas de Quincey and other literary figures, it […]

Donohoe’s bookish reputation is plagued

Morto for Paschal Donohoe, whose best-boy-in-class enthusiasm won out this week when he spoke to Portugal’s new finance minister about meeting the non-existent widow of a Portuguese literary giant long since deceased. Paschal’s penchant for letting people know about his love of modern literature led to a meeting with Fernando Medina at the latest Eurogroup […]

‘Vande Mataram’ Creator’s Death Annivers

New Delhi: Today is the anniversary of the death of legendary poet and journalist Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee) was a highly respected Bengali litterator. Banga Bhoomi gave him a literary and linguistic richness as well as a sensitive vision, which allowed him to create works considered as symbols not only of Bengali […]

What is the difference between sponge ca...

Genoise is, like the mother sauces of French cuisine, the ancestor of many variations. The oldest and most essential sponge cake recipe was included in “The English Huswife”, a 17th century book on cooking, brewing, distilling and general housekeeping by poet Gervase Markham. It requires flour, sugar and eggs, whole and yolks, spiced with anise […]

5 things to do this weekend, including a...

I was a very distracted high school student and had trouble concentrating on physics and math lessons. I was also, of course, chronically absent. But never for English. I loved everything about poetry: the rhythm, the fluidity, the imagery. If you recognize yourself, go this weekend to the Old South Meeting House to pay homage […]

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 […]

Arkansas International presents poet Mag...

Devon though photography the Arkansas International and the U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation are proud to present the Spring 2022 Walton Distinguished Reader on April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library Events Center. The reading, presented in conjunction with the Fayetteville Public Library’s […]

Association of Writers and Writing Progr...

As an English major, writer, and soon-to-be graduate looking for a professional career in the publishing industry, I’ve been looking for events and opportunities to fully immerse myself in the literary realm. . Luckily, during Spring Break, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the AWP 2022 Writers Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The AWP, the […]

Constance Alexander: Celebrating the int...

My passion for poetry started with the nursery rhymes that my mother recited to me before I could read. Humpty DumptyPeter Piperand Old Mother Hubbard were already attached to memory before I went to school. And then at 5 years old, I got my own library card. The very first book I read was a […]

Sharjah unveils dynamic ‘Market Focus’ p

Sharjah: Sharjah will highlight the rich and vibrant heritage of Emirati and Arabic literature and host discussions on current and future challenges impacting the global publishing industry at the 49th London Book Fair ( LBF) where the emirate is honored as a “Market Focus”, becoming the first representative of an Arab country to receive this […]

The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs B...

We have, of course, seen the images of musicians appearing among cool ruins – a chamber ensemble playing for a sheltered audience in a Kharkiv metro station, an orchestra defiantly gathering in kyiv’s main square. We know hymns and hymns can inspire unity, kindle faith, foster hope. We know that music is a form of […]

Priest, Poet, Author and Musician to Pre...

Submitted by Sylvia Musgrove BRISTOL – King’s University’s Institute for Faith and Culture welcomes poet, priest and author Malcolm Guite to Bristol this week as part of the 2021-2022 ‘Listen to Your Life’ series. Guite will perform “Songs and Sonnets: An Evening of Poetry, Song and Story” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7 at Emmanuel […]

Ancient Greek Names in the “Iliad” and S

Although Homer’s epic poem Iliad is around 2,700 years old, many of the protagonists have names that are familiar to us today, in particular Alexandros (Alexander), Helene (Helen), Hektor (Hector) and Kassandra (Cassandra) . Greek mythology enthusiast Spencer McDaniel has compiled fascinating facts on his blog Tales of Times Forgotten. As the IU Bloomington student […]

Pulitzer poet laureate Richard Howard di...

The cause was complications from dementia, said her husband, David Alexander. Mr. Howard was a stylish and seductive fixture in the world of American poetry for more than half a century, based in a cramped Greenwich Village apartment where he lived with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, a French bulldog named Gide and a sprawling art collection. , […]

Know when and how April Fool’s Day start

Know the history and origins of April Fool’s Day | Picture: Canvas HIGHLIGHTS April Fool’s Day isn’t a holiday, but that’s no reason not to play funny pranks on your friends and family. There are many theories about the origins of this day and most have to do with centuries-old traditions. Some people believe that […]

On “The City of Torment” by Daniela Hodr

I remember very well my first visit to Prague. I was a Polish teenager and went to Prague to see the Rolling Stones. They came because Václav Havel asked them personally. He did not send a formal invitation; he instead invited Mick and Keith over for a few beers. The Stones loved it, of course, […]

Traveling Hawaiian Contemporary Exhibit ...

Hawaiian artist Sean Browne exhibits a number of sculptures at the Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, including (left) “Kāne I Ka Malamalama, 2031”. Paintings by Imaikalani Kalahele, such as “Papa lā’ua ‘o Wakea”, are also featured. The exhibition runs from April 5 to June 18. KAHULUI – Maui Arts & […]

Excavated remains of neighborhood near H...

The asphalt gutters and sidewalks, in the foreground, and a replica of a charred tatami mat — the black part in the back — from the old Nakajima district are on display in Hiroshima’s Naka district on 25 March 2022. (Mainichi/Misa Koyama) HIROSHIMA — The excavated remains of […]