3 West Haven students win first prize in poetry contest

WEST HAVEN – Poems written by Julian Esposito, Muhammad Kabila and Rylie Boynton were chosen from more than 100 entries for the top prize in the recent Land Trust of West Haven poetry competition. The students read their poems at an Earth Day awards ceremony – April 22 – at …

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Thousands hunt for eggs during the Mill Creek Eggstravaganza

MILL CREEK, Washington, April 22, 2022 – About 3,000 attendees roamed the lawn at the center of Heatherwood Middle School on Saturday, April 16, in search of Easter eggs for the town’s 19th annual Egg Stravagance event – ​​one of the biggest events of the year in the city. “It …

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A case report of renal calyx diverticulum in hypertensive children and review of the literature

A cystic lesion of the renal parenchyma covered by transitional epithelium was known as a renal calyx diverticulum. Although there is no conclusive evidence that calyx diverticulum causes hypertension, there was a strong connection between the 2, and there were a few articles on the subject. The diagnosis and management …

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A rare little Brontë book could set a sales record of $1.25 million

A small book created by Charlotte Brontë worth $1.25million (£957,393) is among the items on sale at what is billed as the ‘world’s best antiquarian book fair’. Also on offer are a guide to tennis published in 1555, handwritten notes from the world’s first atomic bomb test, and Amy Winehouse’s …

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Free benefit event will feature Ukrainian poetry, music and culture

“UNITED FOR UKRAINE”, a free benefiting evening of music, spoken word, dance and more, will take place at the Mahaney Arts Center on Saturday, April 23. Image design / Paul Dahm Middlebury College students, alumni, faculty and staff will come together on Saturday, April 23 to present ‘United for Ukraine’, …

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The LA Times Festival of Books returns to USC as an in-person event this weekend

For the first time in three years, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will step outside the virtual limits imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s largest literary and cultural festival returns to USC’s University Park campus April 23-24. The event marks his 27th year and 12th at USC. …

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Geetanjali Shree, shortlisted author by International Booker

In a historic moment, Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian author to have her work shortlisted for the International Booker Prize. hindi novel, Ret Samadhi has been translated into English as sand tomb by Daisy Rockwell. Shree is no stranger to literary stardom. Her previous novels such as Mai …

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Cannabis business income tax denial

KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER: A pending case in the United States Tax Court presents an interesting theory to prevent federal income tax denial of all deductions from a marijuana business. The theory is based on a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 that allows small taxpayers to …

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April 23 – Poetry Workshop at Ferndale Library • Oakland County Times

April 23 – Poetry Workshop at Ferndale Library April 23 – Poetry Workshop at Ferndale Library April is poetry month. So there’s no better time to explore your poetic side! Sign up for our free workshop led by poet/teacher Joy Gaines-Friedler. It will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual …

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Research event celebration salutes faculty and student achievement

From digital art installations to wildfire tornadoes to eco-friendly chemical reactions, San Jose State University has honored an array of research, scholarship, and creative endeavors the April 14. The annual Research Celebration event, organized by the Research and Innovation Department at the SJSU Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom, drew over …

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Book Review: Translation Initiative Brings Tamil Literature to the World

Sfrom 2017, the Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation (TNTB&ESC) has established itself as an enabler in the Indian publishing landscape with the express aim of “promoting Tamil Nadu literature and culture”. Its co-publishing initiative, “Taking Tamil to the World”, was launched in 2021 with the publication of six …

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Supreme Court’s ‘Ben-Hur’ Copyright Case Changed Hollywood Film Rights

Placeholder while loading article actions In 1971, when CBS first aired the 1959 film “Ben-Hur” on television, over 85 million people tuned in to see this Hollywood show of friendship, betrayal, revenge, redemption. and – of course – a thrilling chariot race. . One of the most-watched films on television …

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The Mariposa Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading

MARIPOSE – On April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Mariposa Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally recognized contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michel Mlekoday. Michel Mlekoday. The reading will be led by the resident poet Megane Levadand will feature a special 2022 performance …

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Research review shows self-esteem has long-term benefits

In recent years, self-esteem has fallen out of favor in scientific literature and in popular media as an important factor in life outcomes. But a large new study by psychologists at the University of California, Davis and the University of Bern suggests that high self-esteem can have a positive influence …

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Agreement reached to cancel $518,000 sale for Tom Brady’s ‘final’ touchdown ball

10:09 p.m. ET Dan HajduckyESPN close Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN. He has a master’s degree in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State Universities. The $518,000 sale of the game ball used in the “final” touchdown pass …

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Award-winning poet to read, give a masterclass

04/14/2022 Award-winning poet Donna Masini will give a public reading and discussion of her work at a book signing event on Wednesday, April 20 at SUNY Cortland. Masini, Professor of English/Creative Writing at Hunter College, City University of New York, will also be giving SUNY Cortland students, faculty, and staff …

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Write aloud to present the 10th annual READ IMAGINE CREATE

Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud to live audiences – announces 2022 Read Imagine Create. 2022 Read Imagine Create focuses on The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This marks the 10th year that …

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“Literature reflects society”, says the author on the release of the book: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Jalandhar, April 12 A book ‘Suttey Shehar Da Safar’ authored by Professor Jaswant Singh Gandam was released today by GNA University President-Pro-Chancellor Gurdeep Singh Sihra in a brief ceremony held on campus university. GNA University, Punjabi Virsa Trust and Punjabi Lekhak Sabha Phagwara had jointly …

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Tara M. Stringfellow’s Memphis Book Review

Memphis has played a complicated role in America’s racial history. In the mid-19th century, thousands of enslaved black people were bought and sold in the market owned by Nathan Bedford Forrest, who later became a Confederate general and then the Ku Klux Klan’s first grand wizard. In the mid-20th century, …

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Frost on Frost: Event featuring Plattsburgh recordings of the famous poet reading his own works | News

PLATTSBURGH – Robert Frost traveled the roads of mid-century New England straight to the Adirondack coast. The late 20th century American poet will return through a 1959 recording on “An Evening with Robert Frost” on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Frost, who died in 1963, was a …

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Durham University asks professors to consider the race of mathematicians before trusting their work – JONATHAN TURLEY

We previously discussed from the perspective of the University of Rhode Island and the Director of Graduate Studies in History Erik Loomis that “science, statistics and technology are all inherently racist”. Others agreed with this view, including denouncing math as racist or a “tool of whiteness”. Now, as part of …

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The SJU hosts an international conference on “National Literatures and Transnational Textuality” | MorungExpress

Participants at the three-day international conference organized by the Department of English at St Joseph’s University. DIMAPUR, APRIL 10 (MExN): The English Department of St. Joseph’s University of Nagaland organized a three-day international conference on “National Literatures and Transnational Textuality” from April 6-8. The conference was organized by Professor Selvin …

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BPL book sale on April 15 and 16

April 10 (Sunday) Vintage Market Days – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds in Bentonville. $5; children 12 and under free. vintagemarketdays.com/market/nw-arkansas/. Sunday Reset — Sound Bath with Cocoon Yoga Lab, 10:30 a.m., The Momentary in Bentonville. Check the waiting list at themomentary.org. “Ride the Cyclone” – What …

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Ugandan collective poetry on life

Ninety-eight Ugandan poets passionately explore various themes ranging from modern slavery, democracy and poor governance in Africa, to greed and corruption, to incitement, peace and hope in Acholiland after enduring the Lord’s Resistance Army’s 20-year war in northern Uganda, in the poetry anthology “Wondering and Wandering of Hearts.” The anthology …

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The Prince George Public Library and Friends Host a Book Sale

For the first time in over two years, the Prince George Public Library (PGPL) will hold a book sale. “Typically, we hold two book sales a year, one in the spring and one in the fall,” said Margaret Johnston, former president and director of the Friends of the Prince George …

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DSM Weekender: Bad Bad Hats, Poetry Terrariums, Wolf Alice

DSM Weekender: Bad Bad Hats, Poetry Terrariums, Wolf Alice – Little Village READ THE LATEST | SUPPORT THE LITTLE VILLAGE | SEE THE ADVANTAGES Your organized weekly collection Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some tips from our staff writers! Lily is excited for the Bad …

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Korean novels published overseas win multiple awards on the world stage

This image provided by the International Booker Prize shows the cover of Chung Bora’s “Cursed Bunny” published by Honford Star. (International Booker Prize) The presence of Korean literature is growing widely around the world, as local translations have won or been nominated for several literature awards outside the country. An …

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Research explores neurocognitive profile, cognitive impairment in MDD

The study supports evidence for long-term impairment in memory and executive function. A review of the literature provided new insights into the clinical neurocognitive profile in major depressive disorder (MDD) and its relationship to cognitive deficits. Investigators from the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, searched PsycINFO, Embase, and Medline …

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Celebrate National Poetry Month With These 4 Oregon Poets

April is National Poetry Month, and in honor of the occasion, here’s a look at four recent collections of Oregon poets. Amelia Díaz Ettinger, “Learning to Love a Western Sky” (Airlie Press, 80 pages) Eastern Oregon poet Amelia Díaz Ettinger’s collection “Learning to Love a Western Skies” is a moving …

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Kodansha and Humble Bundle have an impressive manga sale this week

Kodansha is home to some of the best manga series in the world, and luckily for fans, the publisher is working with Humble Bundle to make its works more accessible than ever. The charity-focused store has announced its latest partnership with Kodansha that promises to bring dozens of award-winning manga …

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14 U.S. Fulbright Awards, 12 Simons Foundation Junior Research Fellows, and other institutional milestones

Colombia News produces a bi-weekly newsletter (subscribe here!) and a series of articles featuring a roundup of awards and milestones Columbia faculty, staff, and students have received in recent days. In this edition, you will find rewards and milestones from March 24 to April 7, 2022. Do you have an …

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Elon University / Today in Elon / Across all disciplines (and a pandemic), the Elon connection yields a co-authored book chapter

English teacher Megan Isaac mentored Honorary Scholar and Environmental and Sustainable Studies major Lucy Garcia ’23 to write a book chapter on how to teach through LGBTQIA-themed young adult novels. Lucy Garcia ’23 is an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major. Megan Isaac is an English teacher. How they hooked up …

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Millennial and Gen Z nostalgia bring back book sales, independent bookstores and Barnes & Noble

Bookstore chains are reappearing thanks to the younger generations. They’ve rebounded during the pandemic, Alexandra Lange wrote in a recent Bloomberg article, citing a number of statistics: Book sales are up 13% year-on-year, more than 172 independent bookstores have opened in the United States last year, and Barnes & Noble …

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Writers Read Series welcomes poet and author Paul Tran on April 14

The College of DuPage Writers Read Series welcomes poet and author Paul Tran to discuss his book of poetry, “All the Flowers on Their Knees,” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public, and will be hosted by COD English teacher …

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Six ALP courses to complete your fall schedule

Speaking to my peers at Trinity majors, everyone is still scrambling to complete the graduation requirements not covered by their majors. For me, this meant taking science classes and learning a foreign language, but for many students this is one of the biggest scheduling challenges they will face. For many, …

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Amazon’s Buy 2, Get 1 Sale has plenty of new video games

Gaming can be quite an expensive hobby, and the costs can quickly add up whether you own a PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch. Luckily, Amazon is currently running a free Buy 2, Get 1 sale, featuring over 200 games in total. That’s an impressive amount, and it includes several games …

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THE BOOK SHELF: Dartmouth poet Veronica Eley shares her healing journey

Veronica Eley never intended to publish any of the over 600 poems she wrote in diaries, notebooks, and on loose-leaf slips of paper. The beautiful and courageous poems she created in her forties were her way of charting – with searing honesty – her journey of healing from childhood trauma …

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Esteemed poet retires and leaves Winter with the Writers

Photo by Alexander Knobloch After 14 years as an English teacher and director of Winter among writers in Rollins, Carol Frost is retiring. An event on March 23 paid tribute to his career, with a reading of his works and farewell wishes from fellow teachers. According to Victoria Brown, an …

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Giant Used Book Sale Begins at Nanaimo North Town Center – Nanaimo News Bulletin

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Sara Suleri Goodyear dies; The ‘Meatless Days’ memoirist was 68

The daughter of a prominent Pakistani journalist and a mother of Welsh descent, Dr Suleri Goodyear has traveled a multitude of worlds. She was born in Karachi and spent part of her education in Britain before returning to Pakistan to study in Lahore. She then moved to the United States, …

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How WeHo Celebrates National Poetry Month

The City of West Hollywood will celebrate National Poetry Month in April with a variety of events and exhibits honoring poets and the art of poetry. Throughout April, the City of West Hollywood will honor living poets by featuring selections of their poetry onstreet pole bannersalong Santa Monica Boulevard. Currently, …

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PDM raises over $360,000 at first in-person dance event since 2019

Members of the Pitt community, including various Pitt Greek Life organizations and the cheering team, gathered at the Charles L. Cost Sports Center Saturday for 12 hours dance marathon celebrating the culmination of the Pitt Dance Marathon’s year-long fundraising efforts. This year, PDM participants raised over $366,000. PDM is “the …

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Current guidelines, appropriate monitoring recommendations for therapies used in adult sarcomas

Pharmacy hours interviewed Christy S. Harris, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses her presentation at the Association of hematology/oncology on the treatment of adult sarcomas, including guidelines for common therapies and appropriate monitoring …

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800,000 tickets sold for WC

FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets: 800,000 tickets sold for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar – Fans bought 804,186 tickets for World Cup matches in Qatar later this year in the first phase of sales, FIFA, the world’s football governing body and tournament organizers, announced on Wednesday. Follow InsideSport.IN for …

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WCC Student Wins State Prize at NCDA’s 56th Annual Poetry and Art Contest | Ashe

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College would like to congratulate winning student Asia Castilleja for showcasing WCC talent in the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Poetry and Art Competition. Castilleja, a second-year student in the advertising and graphic design program, is expected to graduate in May. In the Mature Student Mixed …

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Gene editing technologies, breakthroughs in fluid mechanics,

Riyadh, March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Two mathematicians and a scientist were among seven winners of this year’s King Faisal Prize who received their awards on March 29 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for enriching humanity with key and invaluable achievements and discoveries, and excelled in the fields of medicine, …

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An afternoon dedicated to the treasure of Punjabi literature: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amritsar, March 28 It was an afternoon of insightful exploration of Punjabi literature, its relevance and status in the contemporary context as eminent literary figures shared a common stage at Majha House. The Prabha Khaitan Foundation, in association with Majha House, organized a one-day meeting …

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Beer giants Heineken and Carslberg join exodus from Russia

Heineken and Carlsberg leave the Russian market The InBev joint venture remains Russia accounts for 10% of Carlsberg sales Heineken seeks to transfer its business but will not benefit from the sale AMSTERDAM/COPENHAGEN, March 28 (Reuters) – Brewing giants Carlsberg (CARLb.CO) and Heineken (HEIN.AS) said on Monday they would leave …

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New “Moments: One Woman’s Soul-Baring Journey through Poetry” by Marquita Holloman is an engaging arrangement of personal poetry | News

“Moments: A Woman’s Journey Through Poetry” by Christian Faith Publishing Author Marquita Holloman is a deeply personal collection of poetic writings inspired by the author’s personal and spiritual life. MEADVILLE, Pa., March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — “Moments: A Woman’s Journey of Uncovering the Soul Through Poetry”: A powerful assortment of …

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Without an ideological background, literature cannot grow: Kapase

“Without any reflection and contemplation, a literary work cannot be produced. Literature requires a group and an organization. And without any ideological background, literature cannot develop,” writer Gurulinga Kapase said on Saturday. Inaugurating the 14th ‘Zilla Kannada Sahitya Sammelana’ in Dharwad on Saturday, Gurulilnga Kapase said Kannada writers were study-oriented …

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In Focus: AAUW Used Book Sale Continues at Lewis County Mall

book sale with proceeds benefiting college scholarships through the branch of the Lewis County of the American Association of University Women. The sale started on Wednesday. Saturday is the last day of the sale, which is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.” id=”photo_220254″ class=”content-photo”/> Visitors browse used book covers …

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Accomplished Poet Joey Salomone Announces New Poetry Book, Drop of Atom

Kansas City, MO- Joey Salomone, a local poet, has announced the release of his second poetry book, drop of atom. A passionately written work that takes readers on an enriching poetic journey, Salomone’s latest release speaks to the heart of human emotions felt in modern society during the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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‘Feminist Fest’ celebrates Women’s History Month – The Lafayette

Since the college welcomed women into the classrooms in 1970, Lafayette had yet to throw a major women’s party — until now. On Tuesday, the Office of Intercultural Development hosted “Feminist Fest,” a fun and educational event dedicated to celebrating Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month, which takes place every …

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Bharat Bhavan set to host Bhopal Literature and Arts Festival

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Bharat Bhavan is ready to host the highly anticipated 4th season of the Bhopal Literature and Arts Festival which kicks off on Friday, with a number of authors and literature lovers in attendance. The Society for Culture and the Environment will organize the festival in hybrid mode …

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Pepperell’s Lawrence Library Annual Book Sale a Success

PEPPERELL — Shoppers, some from as far away as Maine, filled bags to buy all kinds of books, media and puzzles at the Friends of the Lawrence Library’s recent annual used book sale. Every year, locals donate thousands of books to the annual sale. Books are collected throughout the year …

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Dea Divi presents a collection of poetry to stir readers’ memories

Stir memories related to time, culture and society Dea Divi is thrilled to announce her poetry collection titled “Weaved Memories Through Time”. The poetry collection is designed to stir the memories of time, culture and society woven into the human subconscious. The poems are creatively written in a way that …

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Most literature finds more foot and ankle injuries on artificial turf

March 22, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Gould HP, et al. Paper 68. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; March 22-26, 2022; Chicago. Disclosures: Gould reports no relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new …

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Used book sale in aid of Ukraine opens at Meaford Public Library

Content of the article Meaford Public Library is now selling used books at its town center location in support of Ukraine. Content of the article All proceeds from the sale of used books will be donated to the Canadian Red Cross in support of the humanitarian crisis appeal in Ukraine. …

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Jeet Thayil edits an anthology of Indian poetry in English

Poet-novelist Jeet Thayil has edited an extensive selection of works by 94 Indian poets, including several lost, uncollected or out-of-print poems. ”The Penguin Book of Indian Poets” will be released on April 18 under the Hamish Hamilton imprint of Penguin Random House. The anthology seeks to bring forgotten figures of …

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🌱 House President Pelosi Visits Dallas + Baby Zebra Born

Happy Tuesday, Dallasers! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Mostly cloudy; windy, cooler. High: 59 Low: 44. For Financial Planners and Advisors – we are now offering sponsorship opportunities to local businesses interested in growing their customer base in Dallas. …

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Neev Literature Festival 2022: registration open until March 31, see details here

The deadline to register for the Neev Literature Festival 2022 is March 31. Neev Literature Festival 2022: registration open until March 31, see details here The Neev Literature Festival is back with its second edition of the NLF Reading Challenge for Junior Readers. The four-month reading challenge from March to …

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Friends of the Jewett Norris Grundy County Library Announce Banquet and Book Sale

Friends of the Library will host a banquet at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton. The event will take place on April 1st at 6 o’clock in the evening. Friends of the Library secretary Barb Spencer said a new exhibit at the Grundy County Museum in Trenton will …

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World Poetry Day 2022: Farhan Akhtar to Ayushmann Khurrana; Actors who have amazed us with their literary creativity

Poetry gives ordinary language the power to move people. Actor Paul Engle aptly said, “Poetry is boneless with ideas, edgy and emotionally charged, all held together by the delicate, hard skin of the words.” Poetry allows a poet to share their stories in the most beautiful and exuberant way and …

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The long list of Women AuHer Awards 2022 revealed

The 2022 AutHer Awards long lists for the best women authors of fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature and debuts were announced today by a panel of distinguished judges. The Times of India received over 1,500 entries submitted by individual editors and authors for the coveted national award, the first of its …

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Towards a Literature of Sign Language ‹ Literary Hub

When I was eight, I transferred from a school for the deaf to my local elementary school. It was a shock; the school for the deaf, where I was surrounded by deaf and sign-language classmates, was the only learning environment I ever experienced. Now I was thrown into a place …

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Emirates News Agency – SBA’s ‘Into Books’ campaign wins two gold medals at Dubai Lynx 2022 Awards

Thu 17-03-2022 19:21 PM SHARJAH, 17th March, 2022 (WAM) — The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) global ‘Into Books’ campaign has won three grand prizes at the prestigious Dubai Lynx 2022 – two gold and one bronze in the ‘Film’ categories and “Film Craft”‘. Under the slogan “If you love something, …

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Poet for the People – Voices of Monterey Bay

| ARTS AND CULTURE By Olga Rosales Salinas Twitter @olgitarosales How do the cantons award a poet laureate? It happens when a person asks the right question. For Victoria M. Bañales, the question was, Why Watsonville Doesn’t Have a Poet Laureate? She approached the then mayor Rebecca García, who referred …

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Indian-born author Manjeet Mann shortlisted for UK Children’s Book Prize

Indian-born author Manjeet Mann has been shortlisted for her children’s book ‘The Crossing’, the story of a little girl’s friendship with an Eritrean refugee, for the prestigious British Yoto Carnegie Medal. Mann, a UK-based author, actress, playwright and screenwriter, has already been shortlisted for the award for her debut children’s …

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2022 Lambda Literary Excellence in LGBTQ+ Literature Nominees

Originally founded in 1987 as a literary journal for gay and lesbian books based at Lambda Rising Bookstore in DC, Lambda Literary – under the direction of L. Page (Deacon) Maccubbin – has grown over the decades. Now, alongside the Enlightened Review, Lambda holds nonprofit status, hosts a writers retreat …

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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 tickets are now on sale ahead of its US premiere

Anime fans are only days away from the arrival of Yuta Okkotsu’s prequel story in Jujustu Kaisen 0 in theaters across North America, and fans can take the opportunity to purchase tickets for the big debut starting now. Corn Jujutsu Kaisen television series does not return until next year with …

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Hot Pick: Taste of Iceland is a Nordic dream come true

Taste of Iceland: Arctic Char — Photo: Cindy La This year’s annual North American tour promoting the dynamic and volcanic Nordic island country kicks off in DC on the third weekend of March. Taste of Iceland offers four days of events highlighting cutting-edge aspects of contemporary Icelandic culture, most offered …

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Best-selling author to speak at Cranbrook Literature Festival

Bestselling author Lisa Jewell. Photo by Andrew Whitton Christine Newman writes: Best-selling author Lisa Jewell will be in Cranbrook to talk about her many novels on March 24. Organized by the Cranbrook Literature Festival, this is a long-awaited event that had already been postponed due to the covid pandemic. Cranbrook …

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18l of visitors, 20cr of sales: the book fair ends on a good note | Kolkata News

Kolkata: The 45th Kolkata International Book Fair – one of the city’s most beloved annual events that had been stalled for two years due to the pandemic – ended on a celebratory note in Central Park with a attendance exceeding 1.5 lakh on Sunday. While around 18 lakh visited the …

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100 years ago in Spokane: ‘Director of Americanization’ details propaganda the American Legion plans to spread to counter ‘anti-American literature’

Dr. William C. Hicks of Spokane explained his goals as the new “director of Americanization work” for the American Legion. “We are engaged in preventative work,” he said. “We hope to arrange for every child in Washington to be inculcated in the principles of government. … No enemy of our …

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County Lines: PCPA Presents Author Discussion Sunday at Guadalupe City Hall |

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY County sees 2 new deaths from COVID-19 on Friday On Friday, the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health reported two new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 662. Both people were between the ages of 50 and 69, …

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Florida events offer ways to donate funds

As Ukraine continues to struggle against the Russian invasion, local organizations and individuals are doing what they can to help. Three fundraising and/or spiritual events are scheduled for Sunday, March 13. A Southwest Florida author whose illustrator is trapped in Ukraine will share a quarter of her book’s proceeds with …

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The US Constitution is not a “trash can”

Eli Mystal from The nationa leftist magazine, recently announcement to View that the U.S. Constitution is “kind of a garbage can”, adding: “It was written by slaveholders, settlers and white people who were willing to make deals with slaveholders and settlers. They didn’t ask anyone who resembles me what they …

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As a person of color, studying English literature is a battleground

Four years of English literature and I still don’t belong OpinionsMariana Chajon Oliveros — Posted March 10, 2022 5 minutes Making my way to a master’s degree shouldn’t be that hard. Graphic Mariana Chajon Oliveros Every time I look at my grades on Moodle I feel like my whole college …

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In ‘Burning Questions’, Margaret Atwood reflects on an astonishing range of topics | Culture & Leisure

“Burning Questions” is a clever title for Margaret Atwood’s new book of essays and occasional pieces. She reflects both the urgency of the issues that are dear to her – literature, feminism, the environment, human rights – and their combustibility, the risk that by writing about them she will burn …

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AWARDS FOR LITERATURE 2021 – An Opportunity for Writers and Compilers

The 2021 Literature Awards were organized by The 2 Am Thoughts organization to recognize and motivate aspiring writers among today’s youth. The 2 Am Thoughts organization provides a national-level platform for writers to express their creativity and improve their skills. They have been in service for three years and have …

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Cormac McCarthy to publish two new novels

In a rare appearance in Santa Fe, NM, in 2015, Cormac McCarthy offered a tantalizing glimpse of his work in progress: “The Passenger,” a novel that explored esoteric ideas about math, physics, and nature. of consciousness. Since then, readers have been eager for this novel. Widely revered as one of …

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What is percolation? Enjoy the world’s poets | Columns

“Poetry is about joy, pain and wonder, with a hint of the dictionary.” -Khalil Gibran “I would define, in short, the poetry of words as the rhythmic creation of Beauty.” -Edgar Allan Poe “When power leads man to arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limits. When power restricts man’s domain …

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Poet and memoirist Mary Karr will lecture at Oregon State on April 13

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Mary Karr, award-winning poet and New York Times best-selling memoirist, will speak about alcoholism, recovery, and the art of memory April 13 as part of the Provost Lecture Series at the Oregon State University. Karr, Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University, is the author …

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Ukrainian with local links | Eyewitness News

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Just under two weeks ago, a woman was forced to flee Ukraine with her four-year-old son. She was once an international student at Wyoming Valley West High School. Plane crash survivors return to church and meet the volunteers who saved them Nataliia Paskal is originally …

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Theater preview: ‘Hadestown’ speaks in powerful poetry | Entertainment

Ron Malzer for the podium “Why are we building a wall, my children? rumbles Hades, in a deep voice from the bowels of the earth. His “children”, workers condemned to eternal labor in hiding, sing in unison without brains: to do the order of Hades to build walls is “to …

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Prominent writers urge Russian speakers to tell the truth about the war in Ukraine | Ukraine

A group of prominent writers has called on Russian speakers around the world to spread the truth about the war in Ukraine by directly contacting Russian citizens using “all possible means of communication”. Among the 17 signatories to the appeal is Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarusian author who writes …

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Community Briefings: Alta Vista Wins Award, LASD Hosts Superintendent Search Meetings, Library Used Book Sale Planned | News

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View was one of 36 schools across the state that the California Department of Education selected as a model continuation high school last month. Upgrading schools typically serve high school students who are behind on the credits they need to graduate. The Model School …

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “We should all be feminists”, poetry and YouTube

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently reflected on the nature of inspiration. the the author publishes a complementary article to his 2014 book We should all be feminists — a guided journal of the same name — that offers readers prompts to start writing. But Adichie has found an easier way to …

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