From high schools to prison: Why California's poet laureate is always on the road

California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick, who celebrates the state in "My California," joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Dec. 12. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-16 18:48:29 UTC ]
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From high schools to prison: Why California's poet laureate is always on the road

California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick, who celebrates the state in "My California," joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Dec. 12. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-16 18:48:29 UTC ]
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California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick opens up and performs at the L.A. Times Book Club

On Dec. 12, California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick talks about life on the road at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-12-12 20:24:33 UTC ]
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How notoriously private poet Mary Oliver once saved a depressed high school student’s life.

On this day in 1935, the highly acclaimed poet Mary Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. Oliver, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and later the National Book Award for Poetry in 1992, was by all accounts a private person who sought solace in the natural world. Throughout the course of her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:24:16 UTC ]
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High school basketball: California regional results and updated pairings

BOYS BASKETBALL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL OPEN DIVISION Regional quarterfinals, Wednesday Sierra Canyon 82, San Diego Torrey Pines 38 Westchester 74, Rancho Christian 57 Mater Dei 68, Bishop Montgomery 53 Corona Centennial 76, Fairfax 75 Regional semifinals, Saturday, 6 p.m. #4 Westchester at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Poet Laureate Ada Limon is publishing a new anthology of 50 poems by 50 poets.

Lit Hub is pleased to announce a new books, published in cooperation with the Library of Congress and edited by the twenty-fourth Poet Laureate of the United States, a collection of poems reflecting on “our relationship to the natural world by fifty of our most celebrated contemporary writers.”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-06 14:00:57 UTC ]
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A poet's novel of utopia shows less an ideal than, perhaps, a road map

Are utopias becoming a trend in fiction during this dystopian era? The debut novel from Phillip B. Williams, 'Ours,' embraces magic without ignoring reality. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-02-24 11:09:13 UTC ]
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The 16 Books Most Commonly Stolen from High School Libraries

The most commonly stolen books from high school libraries follow a pattern: they're usually mystery, poetry, or graphic novel titles. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-07 11:32:00 UTC ]
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The Best Graphic Novels, as Chosen by a High School Comic Book Club

If you're looking to get a tween or teen into comics, here are the 8 most popular graphic novels with our high school comic book club, including The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-28 10:32:00 UTC ]
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CALIBA’s Poetry Series Introduces California Poets

The California Independent Booksellers Alliance has released 'This Wander State: Poems from Alta,' the first volume in a series of poetry collections, which will be focused on a region of the vast state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Egypt’s IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison

The Prix Voltaire-winning Cairo publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy was released from prison, the IPA reports, on November 19. The post Egypt’s IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-03 05:05:52 UTC ]
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My Cyborg Future: Alice Wong on Prophetic High School Poetry and Processing Pain

“All responses to the world take place within our bodies.” –Gloria Anzaldúa * In putting together my book and making selections from past work, I desperately wanted to include a poem from my high school literary magazine to give readers a glimpse of my inner emo goth self. I emailed a librarian... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-07 08:52:12 UTC ]
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Watch the trailer for Tegan and Sara’s High School and fuel your inner indie teenage angst.

TEGAN AND SARA TRAILER DROP, TEGAN AND SARA TRAILER DROP—this is not a drill! If you clicked on this, you’re probably well aware that the beloved sister indie pop duo published a memoir in 2019 called High School. Amazon Freevee (boo) is adapting it into a TV show (yay) starring Railey and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Eli Evans, ‘poet laureate’ of the Jews of the South, dies at 85

The memoirist and author was best known for his book “The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-29 02:26:02 UTC ]
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Ada Limón is the next U.S. poet laureate

In her new role as poet laureate of the United States, Ada Limón will help bridge nature and humanity through new poetry initiatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-12 12:00:55 UTC ]
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Ada Limón Named U.S. Poet Laureate

The author of 'The Hurting Kind' and 'The Carrying,' among others, has been named the 24th poet laureate of the United States, succeeding Joy Harjo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Everything alive aches for more”: A Conversation with Kari Gunter-Seymour, Poet Laureate of Ohio, by Renee Shea

Interviews   Photo by Kari Gunter-Seymour / www.karigunterseymourpoet.com Kari Gunter-Seymour (b. 1955) is having a moment—soon to become two years of moments since she was appointed in June 2020 to a two-year term as the Poet Laureate of Ohio.... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-07 13:41:36 UTC ]
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At a Chicago high school, helping refugee students navigate American life

They deal with homework, teenage romance — and often, larger burdens, Elly Fishman writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Ho Knows the Virtue of Patience. She’s a High School Vice Principal

Her debut picture book is a best seller, but the road to get there wasn’t always easy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A.'s poet laureate isn't mincing words: 'The world's on fire. We're just trying to survive.'

L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis joins the L.A. Times Book Club Sept. 24 for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, an evening of discussion and poetry performances. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-17 20:34:53 UTC ]
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