Poets & Writers

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Name: Poets & Writers
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Author Robert Coover battles fundamentalist fervor

Whether at the helm of the International Writers Project, protecting endangered, dissident writers, or penning his many novels, 82-year-old Robert Coover has "done what I can over my life to keep fundamentalism at bay."Coover's latest novel, "The Brunist ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

LTCC Writers’ Series celebrates Poetry Month with two award-winning poets

The Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series is celebrating National Poetry Month with poets June Sylvester Saraceno and Laura Wetherington. Beginning at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Aspen Room, these award-winning poets will read from their works, engage ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Visit one of many exhibits being held in the area

EXHIBITSHANDS ON! REGIONAL MUSEUM: Johnson City, 315 E. Main St., April Art studio schedule: Let’s Go Fly a Kite; Recycled Art; Spin; Imagine, Design, Play; through May 4, Get Energized; April 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Dinosaur Egg Hunt; April 20, Closed for ... [Published TriCities.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Poetry series begins Saturday at Algiers Regional Library

In celebration of National Poetry Month, local author Valentine Pierce will present a two-part series at the Algiers Regional Library on identifying and connecting to an audience through delivery and presentation. “Pass The Word” will take place at 2 ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

'One can taste the salt in his words'

BANGALORE: Indian American poet, essayist and literary critic Vijay Seshadri, who also teaches writing at the prestigious liberal arts college Sarah Lawrence in New York, has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems ... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Walnut Creek Journal News Briefs -- City has new recycling processor; 'Sentinel' the eagle dies; Downtown history tour Saturday

Solid Waste Authority selects recycling contractorThe Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, which includes Walnut Creek, has contracted with Mt. Diablo Recycling as the area's new recycling processing company.This came after months of consultants ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

COC English Department Calling For Poets And Writers

College of the Canyons faculty members are looking for talented poets and writers who would like to share their work with others.In celebration of fine writing, officials from the COC English Department are planning a curated reading in May and are calling ... [Published KHTS AM-1220 - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Acclaimed Writer Lydia Davis To Speak at Awards Ceremony

Celebrated short story author Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize , will speak at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on April 16 as part of the annual McKinney Writing Contest awards ceremony.The lecture, which is free and open ... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

City as Muse: How Denver Stirs Creativity

A view of the Denver skyline from the Confluence Building on the Community College of Denver campus at Auraria. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post)Artists, writers, creators of all media use their environment for inspiration. But how does ... [Published Denver Post - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

A few writer’s block tricks of the trade

Whether we are writing for business or pleasure, we may encounter “writer's block” — the phrase that indicates we just can't get started or we just can't keep going. Have you ever experienced such an impasse? Many writers have, including author F. Scott ... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Katonah Poetry Series: Live Reading with Poet Christian Wima…

KPS looksforward to welcoming poet Christian Wiman, who will read from his work onSunday, March 16. Editor of the prestigious PoetryMagazine from 2003 to 2013, Wiman is the author of three books of poetry andtwo collections of essays. Diagnosed in 2005 ... [Published Ridgefield Patch - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Making it as a Writer: MFA vs NYC

HOW does an aspiring novelist, poet, or essayist break into the business? What kind of ecosystem does he or she inhabit after getting established? Does grad school help? Among the best answers to those questions came from novelist Chad Harbach in his ... [Published Arts Journal - Mar 12 2014]

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...A reviewer for the Wall Street Journal, who noted the book's anguish-fueled rage, sex and chaos, added, "it's the best, most impressive novel I've read in years."
...In its announcement, the Pulitzer committee called 3 Sections "a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia, in a voice that is by turns witty and grave, compassionate and remorseless."
...Diablo Recycling in a news release. "We will work hard to do an excellent job and want to thank the Authority for its confidence in our great community recycling programs."
"The larger ones are not just moneymakers but, in many instances, are supporting the entire English department" says Seth Abramson, who ranks MFA programs for Poets & Writers Magazine

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Author Robert Coover battles fundamentalist fervor [Published Medford Mail Tribune - 13 hours ago]
LTCC Writers’ Series celebrates Poetry Month wi... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Visit one of many exhibits being held in the area [Published TriCities.com - Apr 17 2014]
Poetry series begins Saturday at Algiers Region... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
'One can taste the salt in his words' [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
Visit one of many exhibits in the area for educ... [Published TriCities.com - Apr 10 2014]
Walnut Creek Journal News Briefs -- City has ne... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 09 2014]
COC English Department Calling For Poets And Wr... [Published KHTS AM-1220 - Apr 07 2014]
Acclaimed Writer Lydia Davis To Speak at Awards... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Apr 07 2014]
Check out area exhibits, festivals, etc. in the... [Published TriCities.com - Apr 03 2014]
City as Muse: How Denver Stirs Creativity [Published Denver Post - Apr 02 2014]
A few writer’s block tricks of the trade [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Mar 27 2014]
Focus On Queens, Mar. 20 [Published Queens Tribune - Mar 21 2014]
USC's "Business Decision" to Ax Its Master of P... [Published Los Angeles Weekly - Mar 20 2014]
Katonah Poetry Series: Live Reading with Poet C... [Published Ridgefield Patch - Mar 14 2014]
April 2 event: "City as Muse" -- artists, write... [Published Denver Post - Mar 14 2014]
Vermont College of Fine Arts & upstreet Magazin... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 14 2014]
Making it as a Writer: MFA vs NYC [Published Arts Journal - Mar 12 2014]
Coast Lines, March 11, 2014: Luis Alejo draws c... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Mar 11 2014]
Mixed Remixed Festival Reveals 2014 Schedule [Published PRWeb - Mar 03 2014]
Great Plains Writers Tour Is Nov. 19 [Published Press and Dakotan - Nov 15 2013]
First LitCrawl Los Angeles a Big Success [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 25 2013]
Author Tobias Wolff wins OSU literary prize [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Oct 01 2013]
Indie Sleepers Titles to Watch: Fall 2013 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 24 2013]
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