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3 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)
In a piece for the Los Angeles Review of Books , Jonathan Farmer responds to the recent pieces in the New York Times that ask poets to debate the question " does poetry matter? " As Farmer points out, " it's a bit like asking a bunch of religious figures if religion matters," but the conversation is worth following and pairs well with our own ... (more)
7 hrs ago | Diss Today
The Local Poem Competition returns to the Diss Express area for the second year, with a prize of 1,000 up for grabs.
7 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus
A cafe with a Home Front wartime theme is selling a booklet of poetry inspired by the First World War.
10 hrs ago | ITworld
Don't forget that tomorrow is Sysadmins Day -- a good day to show love to the folks who save your butt again and again when you mess up your computer.
12 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com
Wilks Library: Book club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.; Will host a monthly writers' group on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. All writers welcome, no matter their experience.
"Writing and the Visual Arts," an educational program directed by the Zimmerli, began seven years ago through a partnership between the museum and Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison Zimmerli program brings art museum to the classroom "Writing and the Visual Arts," an educational program directed by the Zimmerli, began seven years ago through a ... (more)
Her expression may be as enigmatic as Mona Lisa , her raiments as charged with meaning as "Girl With a Pearl Earring," but the knowing directness of the gaze leveled by the lady in "Schiava Turca," or "Turkish Slave" , by Parmigianino, or Francesco Mazzola , is one of a kind.
Already I am seeing back-to-school displays and sales at stores - too soon for me.
I'm a little under the weather today, but that won't stop me from poeming. In fact, I'll use it as inspiration for this week's prompt.
He first joined the newspaper in 1971 and was quickly recruited by its then music critic, the distinguished journalist and broadcaster Kenneth Loveland, to help out with reviewing a busy South Wales music scene.
Jack White is on a role, this past year his steadfast dedication to music has spiraled the singer in all artistic directions making his fans very happy.
Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers launched in 2000 and has been lauded for its award-winning content.
Calling all Billy Shakespeares! The City of Emeryville seeks your best villanelle, sonnet, haiku, free verse, or any other kind of poetry you deign to write for its new contest, Poems on the Emery Go-Round.
Dunedin poet and New Zealand Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan has been short-listed for the poetry prize in the 2014 New Zealand Book Awards, announced yesterday.
Poet Shay Cook reads from her latest collection Black Silk Tuesday, July 22, 6 to 7 p.m., at the C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library.
A poem about Worksop or another town in your circulation area could win 1,000 in a free poetry competition.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:00 pm
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