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1 hr ago | The Rye Daily Voice

Poetry Sought For Marshlands Exhibit In Rye

Writers and poets who have works inspired by Marshlands Conservancy in Rye are invited to submit their works for an exhibit on Saturday, Sept.

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5 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Performance poet puts renewable energy in the spotlight

Matt Harvey, the poet-in-residence at sustainable energy champions Regen SW will premier his new energy inspired collection, "The Element in the Room" on 23 September at the Bikeshed Theatre, Exeter.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Arts

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Salon

From fan fiction to tattoo sleeves: The weirdest David Foster Wallace-inspired art

Now that we have erasure poetry made from "Infinite Jest," a look at some of the other works of art DFW has spawned David Foster Wallace's writing had a profound impact on poet Jenni B. Baker.

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KRNV-TV Reno

N. Nevada home to substantial literary community

"I think all of us in our own ways see this as our contribution to a bigger voice of literature.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Arts, Carson City, NV, Elko, NV

South Whidbey Record

Collateral damage: South Whidbey poet discusses trauma through poetry

The sun would be up in Kabul as the moon shone over Whidbey Island; her loved one, a deployed soldier who had confessed to Beeman this war was "one too many," was in a world she was unable to access, both physically and emotionally.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Afghanistan, Asia, Island County, WA

Goldstream Gazette

Haiku master promotes Island poetry

Poet, teacher and president of Haiku Canada Terry Ann Carter gets much of her inspiration from the natural beauty at Thetis Lake park.

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The Daily Record

Paisley's bard will take centre stage at fringe festival

A poetry expert is bringing Paisley's best-known bard to a brand new audience...by making him the focus of a show at the Edinburgh Festival.

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WGBH

Songs Of Innocence And Bitter Experience In 'Dreamless Dead'

British army troops once kicked a soccer ball around as they went into battle. True story! In fact, it's one of the first and best anecdotes in Paul Fussell's classic study of World War I, The Great War and Modern Memory .

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Edmonton Journal

Michael Hingston: Lifespan of a novel

If you submit a manuscript to NeWest Press, at one point or another, it's probably going to cross Douglas Barbour's desk.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Downey Patriot

Poetrypalooza' comes to Downey

Running informally for several years, "the green salon" evolved into a Downey Arts Coalition event to simplify the monthly meeting of local artists, poets, musicians, and other creative people who gathered in the tradition of 1920s Paris to share and discuss art.

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Related Topix: Downey, CA, Arts

The Independent

Philip Larkin: Misogynist, racist, miserable? Or caring, playful man who lived for others?

Larkin's reputation has taken a knocking. But a new book by James Booth argues that the poet was affectionate, witty, entertaining and kind, as hitherto unseen letters, sketches and 'selfies' reveal Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Weekly Packet

Beatrix Gates blurs the line between life and art

Beatrix Gates sits at her kitchen table in Brooksville and muses on the act and art of writing.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, ME, Painting, Arts, Penobscot, ME, Libraries

Weekly Packet

BOOM to play in Stonington

The program includes the music of Biber, Corelli, Locke and others, played on baroque violin, cello and harp; live recitations by Maine poet Jeff Volk; films of Cymatics and artists collaborative Colors in Motion; "Conversations" by visual artist Ann Provan, and more woven into a tapestry of sound, color and spoken word.

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Southport Visiter

TV star to read war poetry at Southport Arts Festival

Heartbeat star David Lonsdale will breath new life into the words of Britain's most prestigious war poets at a special performance at the Southport Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, Heartbeat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Full Monty, Comedy Movies

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Holden native to present e.e. cummings' poetry

Poet James B. Nicola will be featuring e.e. cummings' poetry and prose at The Hangover Hour Poetry Salon at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Nick's Bar and Grill 124 Millbury St. There is no cover charge.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Shotley: Man's poetry book is dedicated to his wife who has...

Shotley: Man's poetry book is dedicated to his wife who has Alzheimer's. He has written a poem for each of 48 years they have been together.

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Related Topix: Arts, Alzheimer's, Health

East Anglian Daily Times

Shotley: Man's poetry book is dedicated to his wife who has...

Shotley: Man's poetry book is dedicated to his wife who has Alzheimer's. He has written a poem for each of 48 years they have been together.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

MetaFilter

Poetica: Jamaican poetry

The Australian Radio National program Poetica recently broadcast two episodes of Jamaican Poetry, and it's a real delight to listen to these contemporary and archival recordings of Jamaican poets reading their poetry, some with musical accompaniment.

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NCR Iran

Iranian poet Simin Behbahani passes away

Mrs Behbahani was suffering from respiratory and cardiac problems and she had been in state of coma for the past 13 days.

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The Daily Star

Khujey Berai: Songs of Tagore plays under spotlight

The greatest playwright must be a poet. William Shakespeare and Rabindranath Tagore are scintillating examples of this adage.

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Related Topix: Arts, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

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