Patricia Jabeh Wesley to offer poetry reading on November 9

ALTOONA, Pa. – Patricia Jabbeh Wesley will offer a reading of her works at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, in the Titelman study at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona. Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English, Creative Writing and African Literature at Penn State Altoona, …

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Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop publishes book on sisters

As a bonus, the book will also feature Q&A with famous sisters, poems and songs about sisters, and anecdotes related to real and fictional sisters in books, television, and movies. To exploreTEDxDayton Announces List of Speakers and Topics “‘Sisters!’ achieves the workshop’s mission to encourage and support writers, ”said Teri …

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UVic News – University of Victoria

Although Halloween only comes once a year, the thirst for vampire stories never seems to die out. This has helped UVic humanities professor Peter Golz pursue his own passion for studying these stories in film and literature for over 20 years. In doing so, he made Victoria home to one …

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Czech morning brief: headlines from October 25, 2021

Politics: The Senate could discuss the president’s health on November 9 The Czech Senate is considering November 9 as a possible date for an extraordinary session on the state of health of hospitalized President Miloš Zeman, said Senate President Miloš Vystrčil (ODS). The Senate session would focus on Zeman’s ability …

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Gurnah’s Nobel Prize win sparks hope for African writers

The Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah. [Reuters] For some time now, East Africans had hoped, almost piously, that the Nobel Prize for Literature “would come home!” Nowhere else, however, has this intuition been more pronounced than in Kenya, the home country of world-renowned literary giant Ngugi wa Thiong’o. For no other …

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