Catherine Chung | 'Mathematics at its highest levels reminds me more of poetry than anything else'

In her first novel to be published in the UK, Catherine Chung tells the story of a gifted mathematician whose studies take her deep into her family history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:02:53 UTC ]
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Catherine Chung | 'Mathematics at its highest levels reminds me more of poetry than anything else'

In her first novel to be published in the UK, Catherine Chung tells the story of a gifted mathematician whose studies take her deep into her family history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:02:53 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry matters. Two new books remind us why.

Edward Hirsch’s “The Heart of American Poetry” and Brad Leithauser’s “Rhyme’s Rooms: The Architecture of Poetry” give reason to slow down and savor language Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Dancing with Words: The Poetry of Jean-Baptiste Para, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Essay Para on Lake Baikal in southern Siberia / Photo courtesy of the author Editorial note: “Siberian Romance,” a suite of Para’s poems, accompanies this introductory essay. Born in 1956, Jean-Baptiste Para is a poet, art critic, essayist,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2022-03-08 19:30:36 UTC ]
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Between Poetry and Enchantment: The Sculptures of Italo Lanfredini, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Pandemic Dispatches Images courtesy of Italo Lanfredini / italolanfredini.it Invitations The outside brick wall of La Silenziosa, Italo Lanfredini’s house-studio-open-air-museum near Commessaggio, Italy, features a Wall of Song (Muro del canto). Amidst... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nurturing poets and poetry: 21 years of the Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition

Philippa Slinger blogs about why a poetry competition is a vital platform for poets just starting out, and those in the midst of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day follows lockdown poetry passion with bumper plans for October

National Poetry Day is holding a mass 24-hour "share-a-poem" festival alongside hundreds of mini events to celebrate poetry on Thursday 1st October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 10:46:22 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day to highlight 40 new books focusing on poetry participation

The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams and Kate Clanchy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 10:54:41 UTC ]
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The Poetry Archive launches children’s poetry website

The Poetry Archive, a charity set up by Sir Andrew Motion to preserve digital recordings of poets reading their own work, has set up a website of children’s poems. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 22:39:54 UTC ]
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Lessons from Indie Poetry Presses: Poetry 2016

Here’s how six independent publishers make it work—and what the mainstream can learn from their efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How a Small Press Poetry Contest Launched Samuel Beckett’s Career

Paris, June 1930. At 3.00 in the morning, Nancy Cunard quickly writes a letter to her friend Louise Morgan, American journalist and editor at Everyman magazine: We found a poem, a beauty, by a poet—so much so that it must be printed by itself. Irishman of 23, Ecole Normale here, that’s all I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-26 08:56:36 UTC ]
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Announcing Publication of the RESISTIR Latin America Online Poetry Anthology, by The Editors of WLT

Announcing Publication of the RESISTIR Latin America Online Poetry Anthology, by The Editors of WLT News and Events [email protected] Tue, 06/18/2024 - 14:20 On November 18, 2023, World Literature Today and Latin American Literature Today... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Fall 2024 Adult Preview: Poetry

Fall’s collections and anthologies turn to history, legacy, and lineage to celebrate poetry’s roots and its essential place in shaping an understanding of the present. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Irish poetry publisher toasts new home in pub after crowdfunding campaign

Bookshop and arts centre run by Salmon Poetry is saved from closure after raising more than €60,000 from 700 individualsA bookshop and arts centre run by a prominent Irish poetry publisher has been saved from closure after a GoFundMe campaign raised more than €60,000 – enough to buy new premises... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-13 15:18:10 UTC ]
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Jerome Rothenberg, Who Expanded the Sphere of Poetry, Dies at 92

His anthology “Technicians of the Sacred” included a range of non-Western work and was beloved by, among others, rock stars like Jim Morrison and Nick Cave. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-05-05 19:47:27 UTC ]
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Poetry Foundation Offers Aid to SPD Presses as the Search for New Homes Continues

The Poetry Foundation is funding a new grant program to help presses, while more than 70 former SPD clients have found new distribution partners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In light of SPD’s implosion, the Poetry Foundation announces a small press fund.

When SPD (Small Press Distribution) announced its sudden and immediate closure at the end of March, hundreds of small and indie presses were not only caught off-guard but immediately thrown into existential limbo. Publishers and authors took to whatever platforms they had available to share... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-25 16:35:33 UTC ]
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New PEN America Report Finds School Book Bans at Record Levels

The report, 'Banned in the USA: Narrating the Crisis,' reports 4,349 book bans recorded from July to December 2023, with more book bans recorded during the first half of the current school year than in all of the last school year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Different Coin, Equal Sum: Translating the Kopilka Poetry of Witness and Antiwar Protest, by Yana Kane

Different Coin, Equal Sum: Translating the Kopilka Poetry of Witness and Antiwar Protest, by Yana Kane On Translation [email protected] Thu, 03/28/2024 - 08:12 Photo by chayanit / Adobe StockAfter being “struck mute” in Russian, her first... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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