3 hrs ago | The Independent
Arifa Akbar is deputy literary editor and arts writer at The Independent. She has been at the paper since 2001, and has previously worked as a news reporter and arts correspondent.
7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:00 p.m., featuring music from Bob Kerr and readings from Edmund Berrigan, Jessica Fiorini, Joanna Fuhrman, and the in from Pittsburgh, Lauren Russell .
12 hrs ago | Hebdenbridge Today
People queued into the street to buy tickets for punk poet John Cooper Clarke and folk musician June Tabor as Hebden Bridge Festival announced its 20th programme.
16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Tween fashion designer Isabella Rose Taylor announced the upcoming launch of her latest Fall collection of hip tween and teen clothing and accessories.
20 hrs ago | The Guardian
This week's poem comes from a collection of sonnets, songs, pastorals, elegies and epigrams by the newly-rediscovered Elizabethan poet, Robert Sidney .
Radio Taiwan International held its ninth annual Mandarin Speech Contest for Foreign Nationals' finale in Taipei yesterday, with Cleisha-Bernise Springer, an exchange student from Saint Lucia, taking away two prizes including overall champion.
Poet Katrina Vandenbarg will discuss the "Alphabet Not Unlike the World: Poems" and her other works at an adult poetry contest event at the Wescott Library .
By Biswajit Choudhury, New Delhi, May 19 : She started liking the poetry of India's poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore while in school, and now China's noted dulcimer player Liu Yuening has made the first Chinese transcription of Tagore's songs with the aim of creating an enduring basis for India-China ties as the two countries embark on ... (more)
Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and until recently the editor of Poetry magazine, has written what may become a spiritual classic.
On June 2nd, the Bi Writers Association will present Bi Lines VI, a spectacular multi-arts event celebrating bisexual writing, which includes the first Bisexual Book Awards in the world.
If we haven't done it ourselves, we've known people who have, it seems: taken a vacation mostly to photograph a vacation, not really looking at what's there, but seeing everything through the viewfinder with the idea of looking at it when they get home.
Well known children's poems spring to life when The Crabgrass Puppet theatre brings their delightful show, Haiku, HipHop and Hotdogs to The Public Theatre today, . Perfect for families and children pre-K through fifth grade, this production is a fun way to introduce a child to the magic of theatre, at the affordable price of only $5 a ticket for ... (more)
Inc., W.W. Norton and several other publishers now routinely release new books in both print and digital versions, including last month's Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry, Sharon "In the spring of 2010, we actually formed a team to focus on books that were complicated to make into e-books, like poetry and illustrated nonfiction," says Liisa ... (more)
They are from the Children in Care Council and the Virtual School who have been working with local artists exploring different styles of writing - from traditional written verse to rap and free style poems.
A new website on prison poetry was launched this week with assistance from a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
An Iliad, adapted from Homer by Lisa Peters on and Denis O'Hare , with translation by Robert Fagles , is directed by Penny Metropulos at Syracuse Stage , running now through June 9. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Joseph Graves as The Poet onstage below! This remarkable adaptation of Homer's account of the Trojan War vivifies the tale's epic ... (more)
The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum will reopen in October, after being closed for over a year due to lack of funding.