Who will be the next champion? You decide! New Zealand Poetry Slam presents the 2017 National Poetry Slam Finals, where the top #poets from across Aotearoa will battle it out in Hamilton on Saturday November 4th for the chance to be crowned New Zealand National Slam Champion with nothing but their words, passion and a microphone. Poets representing Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Tauranga, Whakatane, Christchurch and Southern Lakes will have three rounds to read their own original work and win over the read more...

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Welcome to Poetic Licence - a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? Max read more...

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Frank Bidart is one of the most accomplished American poets of his generation. In "Heart Beat," he #writes about his early life in Bakersfield, where he often felt alienated from his neighbors, #schoolmates, and read more...

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Share the best #art #quotes collection by famous artists, authors, painters, poets. Enjoy our Art Quote of the Day on the web, Facebook and your read more...

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Welcome to Poetic Licence - a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? Raquel read more...

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Though Sylvia Plath and Gil Scott-Heron are #dead, their poetry give them eternal life. Experience part of that life at the Day of the Dead Poets read more...

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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Poet's Seat Poetry Contest, the Arms Library of Shelburne Falls and Tyler Memorial Library of Charlemont are hosting a West County #poetry reading and book-signing with some of the winning poets over the past 25 years of the Greenfield read more...

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Danez Smith's "Don't Call Us Dead" is a #finalist for a National Book Award.AARON LAVINSKY a aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Danez Smith's astonishing second collection, a finalist for this year's National Book Award, is a testament to the collective power of the queer black imagination and to Smith's individual talent. He is one of the most original and powerful poets working read more...

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The fair runs from November 1 until November 11. Around 49 poets from around the world have participated in composing this collection, three of which are Arabs who contributed in issuing 300,000 copies of the #poem compilation, according to a public statement. One of the Arabs participating in this poem creation is Ali El Amery who stated that each poem composed by each of the 49 poets are being showcased alongside a Spanish read more...

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Snaps to the F-word ? Poets #shared their thoughts on feminism during annual F-Word Live Poetry Slam at UIArgonautThe sound of snaps and words of affirmation filled the Bruce Pitman Center Thursday night as 11 #poets shared their ideas on various aspects of feminism. Roughly 200 students and community members attended the annual F-Word Live Poetry Slam put on read more...

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KVNO NewsKVNO NewsOmaha, NE?The Backwaters Press is an independent literary publisher based in Nebraska, and they've been publishing local and international poets and prose writers for the last 20 years. The #press also engages with the community through readings read more...

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KVNO NewsKVNO NewsOmaha, NE?The Backwaters Press is an independent literary publisher based in Nebraska, and they've been publishing local and international poets and prose writers for the last 20 years. The #press also engages with the community through readings read more...

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Welcome to Poetic Licence - a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? A return by Fiona Tinwei read more...

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For more than a century the last Mughal emperor was almost forgotten - but a chance finding of his grave helped resurrect the legacy of a man revered as a Sufi saint and one of the finest poets in the Urdu #language. Only a handful of relatives were present when Bahadur Shah Zafar II breathed his last in a shabby wooden house in Rangoon in read more...

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For more than a century the last Mughal emperor was almost forgotten - but a chance finding of his grave helped resurrect the legacy of a man revered as a Sufi saint and one of the finest poets in the Urdu #language. Only a handful of relatives were present when Bahadur Shah Zafar II breathed his last in a shabby wooden house in Rangoon in read more...

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On this Remembrance Day 99 years later, recall that some 750,000 British soldiers, marines, and sailors were killed in WWI; nearly 400,000 more in WWII. The most heralded British war poets, emerging in 1915, were not practitioners of armchair read more...

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Share the best #art #quotes collection by famous artists, authors, painters, poets. Enjoy our Art Quote of the Day on the web, Facebook and your read more...

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HuffPostPoet Sam Sax Chats about Queer Identity, Sex, & Mental HealthHuffPostSam Sax is the author of Madness (Penguin, 2017) winner of The National Poetry Series and 'Bury It' (Wesleyan University Press, 2018) winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. He's received fellowships from the read more...

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The GuardianSarah Maguire obituaryThe GuardianIn 2004 Sarah founded #the Poetry Translation Centre at London University, which aims to introduce new audiences to leading poets from around the world. The PTC emerged from workshops she inaugurated during a Royal Literary Fund residency at read more...

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The GuardianSarah Maguire obituaryThe GuardianIn 2004 Sarah founded #the Poetry Translation Centre at London University, which aims to introduce new audiences to leading poets from around the world. The PTC emerged from workshops she inaugurated during a Royal Literary Fund residency at read more...

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