Black women and youth still excluded from meaningful film and television ownership

Black women, young people and people with disabilities continue to be excluded from meaningful ownership of the South African film and television industry. This is according to a report titled The state of transformation of the South African film and television industry commissioned by the National Film and Video Foundation …

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THE LARAMIE PROJECT announced at the Wasatch Theater Company

Wasatch Theater Company kicks off its 25th season with THE LARAMIE PROJECT, chronicling the assault and murder of Matthew Shepard in 1998. The Tectonic Theater Project traveled to the town of Laramie where the murder took place to interview residents immediately after the 1998 incident. The city’s reactions and judgment …

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Publication of an unpublished collection of Cambodian literature

The University of Hawaii Press recently published the largest and most comprehensive collection of Cambodian literature available in English to date. Published in September 2022, From the Shadow of Angkor: Cambodian Poetry, Prose and Performance through the Agesis featured in the biannual publication Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing. …

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Review of The English Understand Wool by Helen DeWitt

In a key early scene, the narrator of Helen DeWitt’s new short story sits in a London restaurant with her ‘Mum’, who is acting ‘serious’ – possibly because she just received a disturbing phone call , or maybe because “it was his habit”. be serious when ordering wine. Mom then …

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Former British Poet Laureate’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II: Read here | world news

Former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy wrote a poem titled ‘Daughter’ to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral being held in London on Monday. Carol Ann Duffy, poet and playwright, was named British Poet Laureate by Queen Elizabeth II in 2009. Carol Ann Duffy is Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester …

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Mount Forest author shortlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize

A Wellington County author is up for a prestigious literary prize. André Forget, who grew up in Mount Forest, is one of 14 authors shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. The announcement was made on September 6 and the shortlist is expected to be released on September 27. The novel …

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Inauguration of the Macau House of Literature showcasing and promoting the development of local literature

MACAU, September 17 – The opening ceremony of the Macau House of Literature was held at 4 p.m. on September 17 and was presided over by the representative of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Government of the SAR of Macau, the chief of staff of the …

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The Cobb Public Library isn’t just for checking out books

I am posting this as an editor’s article rather than a news article because I will intersperse quotes from Cobb’s Public Library with my own observations of how I use the library. I am a daily user of the Cobb County Public Library. I listen to downloaded audiobooks for entertainment …

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Kazakhstan celebrates 100 years of Syrbay Maulenov, great poet and warrior of the Patriotic War

NUR-SULTAN – Syrbay Maulenov, one of the few Kazakh poets and writers, whose life was devastated by the Second World War, was born 100 years ago on September 17. His works stemmed from his love for his homeland and embraced a wide range of subject matter from stark depictions of …

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Messenger: When Jerry met Sujata

Sep 17, 2022 | 05:36 IST When Jerry Met Sujata Vivek Menezes Exactly twelve years ago, in September 2010, Bombay-based writer Jerry Pinto showed up at Bookworm Library’s fifth anniversary celebrations. books– “and Jerry watched it all very closely. There was a spark of trust and immediate recognition between us. …

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US book bans: Literature censorship in the US dates back centuries, but this time it’s different: experts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Thomas Morton, an Englishman who traveled to Plymouth Colony in 1622, wasted no time in clashing with his Pilgrim neighbors, leading a nearby village called Merrymount, made up of English miscreants and ‘Algonquian Indians. Nicknamed the “Lord of Misrule” by the Governor …

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Arizona’s Soros-backed DA candidate partners with abortion clinics that sold fetal organs

Democrats Julie Gunnigle has pledged not to enforce Arizona’s 15-week abortion ban Julie Gunnigle (YouTube) Josh Christenson • September 15, 2022 5:45 p.m. A George Soros-backed candidate for district attorney in Arizona has teamed up with abortion providers who may have circumvented federal law to sell fetal organs for profit …

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The Greek National Opera presents 1821, THE GREEK REVOLUTION AND POETRY IN MUSIC this month

The beginning of the new artistic period of the Greek Alternative Theater is marked by the memorable partnership of two historic bodies, the National Opera and the Union of Greek Musicians, who are working together for the first time in their long history in the wake of a triple anniversary: …

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2022 US National Book Awards Long List: Children’s Literature

The books on the long list of content for young people are the first cohort of five categories named this week by the US National Book Awards. By Porter Anderson, Editor | @Porter_Anderson See also: “Maus” author Art Spiegelman honored by US National Book FoundationALA’s Tracie Hall receives National Book …

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Monica Cheru on Rethinking African Literature

(This is the final interview report with a panel of African writers on August 7. For transcripts: YouTube: https://youtube.com/watch?v=GN6IcDGTAzE Facebook: https://fb.watch/eLOPycx-MF/) In a previous article, I traced the historiography of African literature and wrote about anticipations of how the panelists of the latest edition of the Toyin Falola Talks (in …

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Seats of Power: How Seats Help Define Our History and Leadership

It’s hard to talk about Washington without mentioning the chairs. The city is the seat of government. The most influential people in Congress chair the committees. Politicians flip in elections and congressional reshuffles. But few pay attention to the real objects on which our leaders sit. A forthcoming book, “The …

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Tracey calls Poetry Jukebox for Kilcullen

A request to install a ‘poetry jukebox’ at Kilcullen Community Library is pending with Kildare County Council, writing Brian Byrne. Councilor Tracey O’Dwyer has a motion to this effect on the agenda for the next Municipal District of Kildare-Newbridge meeting. The adviser refers to the system installed at St Stephen’s …

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Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature salutes non-fiction at virtual award ceremony

(September 12, 2022 / JNS) The Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, in association with the National Library of Israel, announces the winner and three finalists for its 2022 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. An online ceremony held on Monday was hosted by Rabbi David Wolpe, who spoke about …

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From Juke Joints to Jacobin Literature: The Vernaculars of Arkansas and the Making of Southern Fiction

Photo submitted Florence Dore, singer-songwriter and professor of English at the University of North Carolina. What do Arkansas singers Levon Helm and Lucinda Williams have to do with Southern fiction or Shakespeare? What conduits between the juke joints that house Sonny Boy Williamson and Lead Belly and …

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Rise in online sales of royal memorabilia as manufacturers phase out Queen items | Queen Elizabeth II

Buyers and sellers lost out soon after the Queen’s death to cash in on royal memorabilia sales. Over the weekend, people around the world rushed to buy souvenirs – from mugs to dolls, newspapers, coins, jewelry and even tea bags – as manufacturers phase out items in the image of …

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“Fiction is an important part of my creative existence and of poetry, of my creativity”: writer Anita Nair

Anita Nair is a bestselling and critically acclaimed author of novels for adults and children. In 2012, she wrote her first detective novel featuring Inspector Gowda and the second detective novel featuring the same inspector was published in 2016. The third installment of the Inspector Gowda series will be released …

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Book club: Silvia Morena-Garcia reinvents a science fiction classic

Hello and welcome to the LA Times Book Club newsletter. This month we escape to a remote Caribbean outpost with ‘Doctor Moreau’s Daughter’, the new thriller from Silvia Moreno Garcia. Like its previous bestsellers, the story is a glorious crossover of genres, an atmospheric, makeover historical sci-fi novel. He reinvents …

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German Studies in Austria – Carleton College

With Vienna’s past as the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its location in Central Europe, the city has a rich and complex history as well as contemporary cultural significance. Austria can often be overlooked in favor of Germany, but this geographically small country boasts a thriving cultural scene, diverse …

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Blazer Alum Launches ‘Pink Triangle Legacies’ Book Tour Sept. 15 at VSU

September 9, 202222-129 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Dr. W. Jake Newsome is returning to Valdosta State University to kick off a multi-city tour for his new book, Pink Triangle Legacies: Stepping Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, in the auditorium …

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GCM welcomes poets Nikos Nomikos and Dr. Tina Giannoukos to the Greek Center

The Melbourne Greek Community is pleased to announce a special event with poets Nikos Nomikos and Dr Tina Giannoukos, at the Greek Center on Sunday, September 25, at 3 p.m. Nikos Nomikos is a poet and painter whose search for the truth of human existence is the essence of his …

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Minneapolis writer Anne Ursu named finalist for prestigious Kirkus Prize

Minneapolis writer Anne Ursu is a finalist for a prestigious and lucrative award Kirkus Prize for her mid-level fantasy novel, “The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy”. Any book that has received a star-studded review from the trade journal Kirkus is eligible for consideration, and that list is narrowed down to …

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The most faithful wife in Hungarian literature

Today would be 110e birthday of Fanni Gyarmati. Her husband was one of Hungary’s most famous poets, Miklós Radnóti. Their love has inspired generations through his poems. Fanni was born in 1912 in Budapest. She was studying to be a teacher and she met Miklós Radnóti when they were only …

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A long-lost painting by futurist master Umberto Boccioni has ended up in a Dorset flea market for around $100

New works by Umberto Boccioni, the Italian futurist artist who died at the age of 34, are rare. But last year one popped up at a clearance sale in the English seaside town of Dorset, and with the nifty price tag of under £100 ($115). Its anonymous buyer told the …

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Danville man publishes nearly 70 years of songs, poetry – L’Avocat-Messenger

Danville man publishes nearly 70 years of songs, poetry Posted 10:19 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 SPEAR GAITER [email protected] Mark S. Lister has been writing songs and poetry for nearly 70 years. A resident of Danville, Lister recently wanted to ensure that his works could be cherished and enjoyed …

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The 2022 JCB Prize for Literature Long List Announced | lifestyle books

New Delhi: The 5th edition of the long list is announced for the JCB Prize for Literature 2022. The list of ten novels was selected by a jury of five judges: AS Panneerselvan, (president) journalist and publisher, Amitabha Bagchi, author; Rakhee Balaram, author and academician; Dr. J. Devika, translator, historian …

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Our favorite reader tips for finding your groove in the kitchen

Comment this story Comment It can be disconcerting to no longer enjoy an activity you once enjoyed. But when this activity is not just a hobby but a necessity of life that you are always forced to do day in and day out – as is the case with cooking …

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Award-winning performance poet Charlie Petch aims to teach you to ‘be brave on stage’

Performance poet Charlie Petch has won the 2022 ReLit Award for Poetry for his debut collection “Why I Was Late.” (Photo: Janice Jo Lee) Award-winning performance poet Charlie Petch aims to teach you how to ‘be brave on stage’ during a week-long residency at Theater On King in downtown Peterborough/Nogojiwanong, …

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Booker winner, 6 translations, stories from all over India, longlisted for Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature 2022

House ” National ” Booker winner, 6 translations, stories from all over India, longlisted for Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature 2022 New Delhi, September 3 (SocialNews.XYZ) A Booker winner, six translations and stories from Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Nagaland, Punjab, Kalimpong and Kolkata feature in the long list of …

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Park City Miners’ Day Used Book Sale – Reduced to 2 Days

Given the very great success of the sale of second-hand books over the past 4e July holiday, the Friends of the Park City Library shortens the traditional Miners’ Day Sale from three days to two. A board member of Friends Jean Daly says they will see how three sales a …

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Poet Nutley explores Sufism, higher states of consciousness in new collection – Essex News Daily

This slideshow requires JavaScript. NUTLEY, NJ – Nutley poet Ariella C. is back, having recently released her second collection of poems, “Gwen Dust or Something Else.” Similar to her last collection of poetry – titled “It Whispers…” and released in 2020 – this new collection explores femininity in the landscape …

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‘Short stories reflect India’s reality’: David Davidar on new anthology, ‘A Case of Indian Marvels’

Featuring stories from millennial and Gen Z writers, editor and publisher David Davidar’s new anthology, A Case of Indian Marvels, traverses realism, fantasy and more. Featuring stories from millennial and Gen Z writers, editor and publisher David Davidar’s new anthology, A case of Indian wonderstraverses realism, fantasy and more Identifying …

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The White Sulfur Springs Library will hold a book sale

WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS (WVDN) – Calling all bargain hunters! The White Sulfur Springs Public Library will be hosting a book sale, made possible through generous community contributions, on Saturday, September 10, beginning at 10 a.m., in conjunction with the Freshwater Folk Festival at the National Hatchery in White Sulfur Springs. …

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Farnaz Fatemi celebrates his first poetry book “Sister Tongue”

Farnaz Fatemi leads a double life. Born in Iran, but raised in California, she found herself engaged in poetry as a tool of archeology, sifting through memories, words and places to find the key to her sense of self. In his first collection of poems, sister language, winner of the …

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Best-selling author to visit Fairfield Civic Center Library in October – The Vacaville Reporter

Jamie Ford, a New York Times bestselling author, is in the midst of a nationwide tour of libraries, bookstores, festivals and other events to promote his latest book, ‘The Many Daughters of Afong Moy’, to speak of his writing process and signing copies of his books. This tour will take …

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Charles Dickens’ personal letters will be on display at the London Museum

Comment this story Comment LONDON — Handwritten letters from one of Britain’s most famous authors, Charles Dickens, will go on public display for the first time this week, giving new insight into the life and mind of the Victorian writer . Eleven letters were acquired by the Charles Dickens Museum …

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Local scene: information session for council candidates; book sale

Public invited to the information meeting for candidates for the board City Administrator Jimmy Forbis will host an information meeting for candidates for Gilroy City Council on September 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The briefing will provide applicants with information on city programs and services, finances, governance and strategic …

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Utah’s poet laureate is welcomed to Price

The Musicians and Writers Workshops (WMW), which recently opened in the former Lewis Jewelry building on Price’s Main Street, hosted a reading and Q&A on August 25. The WMW is owned by Matthew Sorenson and Deb Hohenthal, a couple who moved from Salt Lake City and wanted …

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It’s time for Salman Rushdie’s Nobel Prize

In 1901, the Swedish Academy awarded the first Nobel Prize for Literature to Sully Prudhomme, a French poet of modest distinction in his day and barely remembered in our time. During the awards ceremony in Stockholm, the permanent secretary of the Academy, Carl David af Wirsén, praised the “introverted nature” …

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A Cultivated Poet of an Uncivilized Age | Political economics

he Karachi Pashtun literary circle has made significant contributions to the promotion of Pashtun literature over the past three decades. Riaz Tasnim was one of the people who provided Pashto with considerable work. Tasnim died in a hospital in Karachi on December 4, 2017, from complications related to hepatitis C. …

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Grapeland Public Library Hosts Used Book Sale and Jumble Sale |

By Greg Ritchie Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – The Grapeland Public Library will once again be hosting a book sale and thrift on Friday and Saturday, September 2-3. The library is located at 106 North Oak Street. For those who have never visited the Grapeland Library, it truly is one of …

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Author Robert Harris while viewing his new book In the Mold

A best-selling author is about to talk about his latest thriller during a visit to Flintshire. Robert Harris is the latest in a series of authors to visit Mold, where he will join The Bookshop at Mold Library next month, to talk about his new book, act of forgetting. Robert …

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The ‘Godmother of Irish Children’s Literature’ – Brian Maye on Patricia Lynch – The Irish Times

Author of around 50 children’s books and around 200 short stories, Patricia Lynch, who died 50 years ago on September 1, was described as the “godmother of Irish children’s literature“. She was one of the most popular children’s writers in the newly independent Irish state. But the facts of her …

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Author Akshay Kumar’s most recent book A WAY broke sales records and was hugely popular overseas as well as in India

With his most recent book, A WAY, Akshay Kumar – the author, not the actor – is currently dominating the literary world. Akshay quickly conquered the Indian market after launching A WAY on Amazon and rising to the rank of best seller. Book sales were astronomical and the first day …

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Celebrating the life and words of Henry Lawson

John Schumann was only 10 years old when he discovered the writing of Henry Lawson. He was on a family holiday in a quintessential Australian beach shack where “the garden smelled of rotting seaweed, the kitchen linoleum was endlessly gritty with sand and every available piece of shelf was adorned …

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Finding the Raga by Amit Chaudhuri wins the James Tait Black Award in the biography category

Finding the Raga: An Improvisation on Indian Music by novelist and scholar Amit Chaudhuriwon the James Tait Black Prizes biography prize, an annual prize from the University of Edinburgh — the UK’s oldest literary prize. Published by Penguin India, the book is “alternately essay, memoir and cultural study”, detailing Chaudhuri’s …

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TAIWANfest 2022: Taiwan’s buried Japanese literature brought to light

Many people think of Taiwan as a Mandarin-speaking island nation south of Japan. In fact, its literary tradition includes much writing in Japanese, which has escaped the notice of many book lovers around the world. Iris Chen, Vancouver resident and curator of the Taiwan bookstore at TAIWANfest, only discovered this …

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International: 30 best-selling books of the week of August 20

Breadcrumb Links Entertainment Books Compiled by Bookmanager from weekly sales statistics from over 250 Canadian independent bookstores. Publication date : August 24, 2022 • 52 minutes ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation International bestsellers of the week. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. …

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Reggae poet Linton Kwesi Johnson joins the ‘dream lineup’ for Morecambe’s first poetry festival

Linton Kwesi Johnson Award-winning reggae poet Linton Kwesi Johnson has joined the illustrious line-up of the first-ever Morecambe Poetry Festival. Johnson will take the stage at the opening night of the Morecambe Winter Gardens on September 16 with TS Eliot Award winner Joelle Taylor. Along with legendary punk poet Dr …

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City Life Org – Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival 2022

us out September 9 – 11, 2022 4th Annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival, We Outside! Brings together leading Caribbean storytellers at Little Caribbean, Brooklyn NY September 9-11, 2022 The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is pleased to have legendary literary talents like Adrian Augier, Urayoan Noel, Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Cheryl Boyce-Taylor …

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The biography of “George Fernandes” will be published on August 26

‘The Life and Times of George Fernandes,’ a Biography of the former Union minister and socialist leader will be released here on August 26. The book will be published by Bishop of the Diocese of Mangalore Peter Paul Saldanha at St Aloysius College Sanidhya Hall here, Fr Praveen Martis SJ, …

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Chinese ownership demons stalk Vietnam – The Washington Post

Comment this story Comment You can earn a high salary, but only real estate can create wealth – for decades, this has been the Chinese mentality. Real estate accounts for around 70% of Chinese household wealth and up to 30% of its economy. But the China Evergrande Group’s debt explosion, …

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Poetry Review: “Beyond Belief” by John Koethe – Disembodied Spirit

By Henri Chandonet The poet John Koethe moralizes in a “universal” abstract space – some might call it versifying in the void. Beyond belief by John Koethe. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 71 pages, $26. Should artistic creation be a burden? Kafka once described his artistic process as “ripping (himself) to …

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Prominent Saudi writer and businessman Abdul-Maqsoud Khoja dies

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — Several prominent figures including writers, cultural figures, business people and social media activists have mourned the death of prominent Saudi writer and businessman Abdul-Maqsoud Khoja. He was 86 years old. Khoja died Saturday in a hospital in the United States of America. Khoja is considered …

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Trauma memoir spotlights mothers turning daughters into child stars | Books

Childhood stardom and the specter of the “stage mom” are at the center of a summer editorial sensation in the United States that – in short, hard-hitting phrases spoken with a high level of self-perception – could transform the trauma memoir sector. At Jennette McCurdy’s I’m glad my mother died …

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2 new collections of poetry lay the foundations for a reconquest of our humanity

“Tender Gravity” by Marybeth Holleman (left) and “Breaking into Air: Birth Poems” by Emily Wall “Breeze in the Air: Birth Poems” By Emily Wall; Boreal Books/Red Hen Press, 2022; 80pages; $16.95. “tender gravity” By Marybeth Holleman; Boreal Books/Red Hen Press, 2022; 88 pages; $16.95. Boreal Books, founded and edited by …

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The author’s quest for meaning in an impermanent world

The first thing Japanese-American author Ruth Ozeki did the morning after winning the Women’s Fiction Award was meditate. “A very short one,” she said when we met at her hotel later. She was so convinced she wasn’t going to win (Meg Mason and Elif Shafak were first) that she planned …

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The world of literature organizes a rally in New York for Rushdie

Leading literary figures including Paul Auster and Gay Talese gathered in Manhattan on Friday for a reading of the works of Salman Rushdie, in solidarity with the author who was seriously injured in a stabbing attack. More than a dozen acclaimed writers, including friends and colleagues of Rushdie, took to …

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Siuslaw News | Friends of the Library Labor Day Book Sale Returns September 4-5

August 19, 2022 — The Friends of Siuslaw Public Library will hold their popular Labor Day Book Sale for the first time since COVID restrictions suspended the activity. The sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 4 and 5 at the Florence branch of the library, 1460 Ninth …

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Friends Blessing – Cache Valley Daily

Bryce Angell is a cowboy poet. Angell grew up on a farm/ranch in the St. Anthony, Idaho area with about 75 head of horses. Horses remain an important part of Angell’s life. Angell shares her poetry with Cache Valley Daily every Friday. We picked a dry creek bed, lit a …

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In the UK, inflation triggers a new wave of attacks

New large-scale walkouts began on Thursday in transport, post and ports to protest against the decline in purchasing power in Britain since this summer. Massive walkout among railway workers, postmen, postmen. The UK has been facing a new round of mass transport, postal and port walkouts since Thursday August 18. …

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The Sprawling World of Web Fiction in China – SupChina

The Sprawling World of Web Fiction in China – SupChina Jump straight to content Search any company based in China Search any company based in ChinaZZZTaobao software (China)Shenyang Xing Yuan Dong Automotive ComponentBeijing Huapin Borui Network TechnologyBaijiahulianBeijing RYB Children’s Education Technology DevelopmentTencent Music Entertainment (Shenzhen)Guangzhou Netease Computer SystemsCafe Luckin (Beijing)Dongfeng …

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7 Undervalued Quality Growth Stocks

After a brutal first half, high-growth technology stocks and cyclical consumer stocks are back at the top of the market. However, there are still high quality grow names such as MercadoLibre (MELI) and Salesforce (RCMP) trading at deep discounts. Growth stocks are up 18.0% since the bear market low on …

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Fadi Yousef’s new book ‘The Homeless Gentleman’ is a collection of poetry that explores the various confusing aspects of life and explains them through beautiful prose

Press release – August 16, 2022 6:00 a.m. EDT WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 16, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Fulton Books author Fadi Yousef, who works as a teaching assistant for children with special needs, has completed his latest book ‘The Homeless Gentleman’: a moving assortment of poems and ruminations that takes readers …

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Powell River Public Library Announces Selection of Writer-in-Residence

The Powell River Public Library (PRPL) has selected Gabrielle Prendergast, award-winning author of numerous children’s and teen books, for its inaugural eight-week Writer-in-Residence program. The library had invited applications from emerging and established authors working in all genres from across Canada. “Given our community’s deep interest and appreciation for the …

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Turkish doctors have entered the world literature: the heartbeat »

Kosuyolu High Specialization Training and Research Hospital Cardiology Specialist Assoc. Abdulkadir Uslu and his team saved his 41-year-old patient from a difficult heart rhythm disorder, for which drug treatment was insufficient, thanks to a method that entered the world’s medical literature. He was trying to survive with issues like heart …

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How long does the Illinois sales tax holiday last? – NBC Chicago

Illinois’ 10-day sales tax holiday ends Sunday, but shoppers can get tax relief on a number of items before it ends. Unlike tax-free weekends, there’s still sales tax added to purchases, but it’s reduced on specific purchases, according to state officials. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning …

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Baghdad’s largest house of Arab poets becomes a cultural center

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Saturday inaugurated the home of the greatest Arab poet, Muhammad Mahdi Al-Jawahiri, in Baghdad, according to a press release issued by the Prime Minister’s press office. minister. The statement mentioned that the inauguration of the renovated house of Jawahiri took place …

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Salman Rushdie taught us yet another profound lesson: great literature will always be a matter of life and death | Robert McCrum

This worst fear for Salman Rushdie has always been: the festival crowd, the vulnerable writer on stage, the buzz of audience anticipation, and then the terrifying eruption of mindless medieval fury. Ever since Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa sentenced him to death on Valentine’s Day 1989, Rushdie has lived in fear of …

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Gerry Conway’s First DC Story Didn’t Appear In The Press For Years

In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out why Gerry Conway’s first story he sold to DC went unpublished for seven years! Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the eight hundred and fiftieth episode where we examine three comic book legends and determine if they are true …

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A stunning array of works in Kilkenny’s 22nd Poetry Journal

Fourteen poets have been shortlisted for publication in the 22nd Poetry Broadsheet, which was launched in the Parade Tower last Thursday during the Kilkenny Arts Festival. Kilkenny County Council Arts Officer welcomed the poets to the launch and Kilkenny Arts Festival Poet-in-Residence Theo Dorgan kicked off the large format and …

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Trump loyalist and Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake would invoke 10th Amendment if elected – campaign literature calls government ‘illegitimate’ – angered by FBI legal raid on Trump’s estate at Mar-a-Lago

Many Arizona Republicans view Lake as an extreme nationalist, not a true Arizona conservative. “Extreme Republican nationalists have wanted a civil war since Trump lost. Trump supporters are calling for a civil war even though the FBI legally raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. Trump’s own follower in Arizona, Kari Lake, …

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The Palace Theatre’s ‘I Wrote That’ Series Features Authors, Books

WATERBURY—I Wrote That!, a new series about books and the authors who write them, debuts this fall at the Poli Club at the Palace Theatre. Tickets for each author’s dates are now on sale. “The series seeks to reach different audiences to share how words can enrich our lives and …

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Chapel Hill is accepting nominations for the next Poet Laureate

The Town of Chapel Hill is seeking candidates for its next Poet Laureate and encourages all local poets to apply. Local artist, educator and activist CJ Suitt has held the position since its inception in 2019. According to a city release, Suitt is participating in the selection process for future …

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Tribute to Nobel laureates, groundbreaking inventions in science

Each October, committees in Sweden and Norway award six Nobel Prizes, each recognizing a groundbreaking contribution by an individual or organization in a particular field. Prizes are awarded for physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, economics, literature and peace work. The winner receives a diploma along with a medal, and each …

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Comparison of Jacob’s Room by Woolf and Beethoven Third

Jacob’s bedroom begins with a mystery: “‘So of course,’ Betty Flanders wrote, sinking her heels a little deeper into the sand, ‘there was nothing to do but walk away’.” Why does Betty Flanders (with her disturbing last name) have to leave? Why “of course”? We’ll never know. It is a …

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Net loss of $164 million, but $1 billion sales pipeline

US startup EV Canoo has shared its latest report outlining its results for the second quarter of 2022 as it continues to fight to stay out of red in a race to production. Canoo now reports another big loss for the quarter. And, while it has $1 billion in its …

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Atlantic Highlands Arts Council presents Poetry Reading by Wendy Jean MacLean

NEW | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 08/08/2022 (ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ) — Hello poetry lovers and literary friends! Join Atlantic Highlands Arts Council on Tuesday August 9 at 7:00 p.m. to launch a new series of readings in their gallery space. Treat yourself to an evening of poetry …

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Desaix honored for his entire career in literature

August 8, 2022 @booksandpublishing Robert Dessaix won the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature, which “recognizes the achievements of eminent literary writers over 60 who have made outstanding and lifelong contributions to Australian literature”. Desaix’s books include his autobiography A mother’s shame and the novels night letters and …

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Kevin Barry will join Paul Muldoon for poetry, prose and music

Kevin Barry AFTER a successful Irish tour in 2017 and again in 2019, as well as ten sold-out seasons at the Irish Arts Center in New York, Muldoon’s Picnic returns for four dates across the country from August 10-14 from the Lime Tree Theater this Wednesday August 10.An omnium gathering …

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Sunday is the last day to take advantage of the “back to school” sales tax exemption

MIAMI – Ready or not, it’s almost time to go back to school. Many parents and teachers took advantage of the state sales tax exemption for school supplies that ends Sunday. With inflation pushing prices up on just about everything, they plan to save money buying supplies this week. You …

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Poetry is for everyone – Isthmus

press release: Madison Public Library’s We Read program ends the summer with storytelling programs for children and families August 8-20. As families reflect on their summer experiences, the Madison Public Library offers a chance to share stories in a unique way. For two weeks, each library will offer workshops and/or …

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What did writer Neil Gaiman need to change to make The Sandman comic come to Netflix? All

It’s taken 35 years, a journey through development hell, a bidding war, and more than a few nightmares, but writer Neil Gaiman believes he’s finally done the impossible. He brought The sand man on screen, without ruining the story. The comic, which he first portrayed in 1987, had an original …

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In Memoriam: Francha Barnard – Door County Pulse

Frank Barnard Editor’s Note: Poetry is something readers of Pulse Peninsula we usually find in our Literature section. It’s not something they’ll encounter in our Community section – at least not 99% of the time. This week we are changing that. Francha Barnard of Baileys Harbor – poet, community activist, …

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The seething poetry of Rage Against the Machine now sounds like a prophecy

Comment this story Comment As the saying goes, history does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes. For Rage Against the Machine, the violence of the story’s rhymes fueled a fire that burn again. Thirty years after the group’s debut, more than 20 years since their last studio album and …

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