Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Poetry News

News on Poetry continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

The Power & Popularity of Poetry

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)

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

7 hrs ago | Diss Today

A 1,000-prize poetry competition returns to Diss

The Local Poem Competition returns to the Diss Express area for the second year, with a prize of 1,000 up for grabs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

7 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Poetry break at the For Teas wartime cafe

A cafe with a Home Front wartime theme is selling a booklet of poetry inspired by the First World War.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

10 hrs ago | ITworld

Poetry for sysadmins on their special day

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

12 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Books & Poetry

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, New Bedford, MA, Bourne, MA, Fairhaven, MA

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

On the superbly imaginative poetry of Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda's vast and innumerable body of work is truly compelling... his prolific compositions are so rich in substance that his poetry lingers in the imagination long after it has been absorbed.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courier News

Zimmerli program brings art museum to the classroomZimmerli program...

"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)

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc., Arts, Rutgers University

SFGate

Poetry of Parmigianino's 'Schiava Turca' at Legion of Honor

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

MassLive.com

Springfield City Library offers summer fun for all ages, from poetry...

Already I am seeing back-to-school displays and sales at stores - too soon for me.

Comment?

Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Springfield, MA, Stow, MA

Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 272

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

South Wales Argus

NIGEL Jarrett is retiring as the South Wales Argus classical music critic after almost 30 years.

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Classical, Journalism, Arts

The Times Leader

Breaking Ground Poets to return to Open Mic Night at Dietrich Theater

On Friday, July 25, the Dietrich Theater's Open Mic Night will return with its monthly installment, this time featuring a crowd favorite.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Jack White launches Third Man Books

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jack White, Arts, Milwaukee, WI

FishBowl

Brain, Child, the Literary Mag for Mothers, Adds Poetry, Expanded Reviews Section

Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers launched in 2000 and has been lauded for its award-winning content.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

East Bay Express

Emeryville Wants Your Poetry

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Emeryville, CA, Arts, Napa, CA

The Otago Daily Times

Dunedin's O'Sullivan shortlisted for NZ Book Awards poetry prize

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Oceania, Norfolk Island, World News

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tampa Bay's weekly literary happenings

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Tampa, FL, Ruskin, FL

Retford Today

Worksop: Annual Town poem could win you A 1,000

A poem about Worksop or another town in your circulation area could win 1,000 in a free poetry competition.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, Arts

Art Daily

Rutgers-Camden researcher builds archive of translated Anglo-Saxon narrative poetry

For centuries, the epic poem 'Beowulf' has been held as the gold standard of Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Rutgers University, Princeton University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Chapel Hill teen's - Dream' wins poetry contest

Sherman-Jollis recently completed her sophomore year at East Chapel Hill High School.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Chapel Hill, NC

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••