Local authors turning page towards self-publishing
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -“You know a lot of people come into relationships. They think I love him and I love her and sometimes love is not enough,” said local author Anitra Durand Allen. On May 1, Allen goes from blogger to book writer. The book is …
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Poetry is dead. Long live poetry!
Al Jazeera America
It’s national poetry month, callooh callay. It should be a joyous affair, what with the villanelles and the Emily Dickinson and the national recitation contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. But like so many holidays, it brings forth …
All Grown Up? Three Books About The Mystery Of Coming Of Age
Some books have a subject so timeless as to be almost mythic — it’s as though these stories are reinvented each time a new book appears, since the subject is right at the heart of what it means to be human. Coming of age books, if they are any good …
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Authors tell stories at Blue Ridge Bookfest
Spartanburg Herald Journal
FLAT ROCK, N.C. — Sierra Nevada co-founder Ken Grossman and Southern author Cassandra King, wife of Pat Conroy, will be the two keynote speakers at the sixth annual Blue Ridge Bookfest Friday and Saturday at Blue Ridge Community College.
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Reichert: Read-A-Hero Literacy gives books, opportunity
It seems an impossible scenario; a child growing up without having a book of his or her own. But it happens, and it happens a lot. One half of low-income children don’t own books; not one to write their names in or to read without having to give back …
Bringing Poetry And High Culture To Sao Paulo’s Periphery
Poetry in an unlikely place: In a grim urban shanty town in the middle of Sao Paulo, budding poets from the poorest sections of Brazilian society get together weekly to compose and recite poetry. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.
HEA asks romance authors to share favorite childhood toys
HEA asked some of our favorite romance authors to share their memories about favorite childhood toys. Check out last weekend’s posts about authors and their favorite childhood toys here and here. Barbara Wallace, author of Love in the Shadows.
Economist Receives Rock Star Treatment
New York Times
Since touching down in Washington this week to promote his new book, “Capital in the 21st Century,” Mr. Piketty has met with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, given a talk to President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and lectured at the International …
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Lois Wallace, a Respected Agent of Prominent Authors, Dies at 73
New York Times
Lois Wallace, a Respected Agent of Prominent Authors, Dies at 73. By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK APRIL 18, 2014. Inside. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the …
Rhyme ‘em, cowboy
The Economist (blog)
APRIL is National Poetry Month in the United States. Alongside all the readings, festivals and workshops, one much-loved offshoot is Cowboy Poetry Week, now in its 30th year, which takes place from the 20th to the 26th. (Lots of events are listed here.).
Get Ready for Cowboy Poetry WeekAgInfo.net
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