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It Is Solved By Walking a heady blend of poetry, passion, invention  It Is Solved By Walking a heady blend of poetry, passion, invention

It Is Solved By Walking, the 2012 Governor General’s award-winning play by Nova Scotia playwright Catherine Banks, is a rich sensory and intellectual experience....


 Poet of a magical Latin American world   Poet of a magical Latin American world

AS HE later told it, Gabriel García Márquez, who has died at his home in Mexico City, made the most important decision of his life as a writer at the age of 22 when he joined his mother on a journey by steamer and rickety train to Aracataca, a s...


The Life of Basil Bunting by Richard Burton  The Life of Basil Bunting by Richard Burton

In this entralling, expertly researched portrait, the modernist poet is revealed as more active than Eliot and more pugnacious than Pound...


Art of poetry  Art of poetry

Poet and artist Lang Leav’s works come from an intensely personal place....


'In Flanders Fields' poet to be honoured with statues  'In Flanders Fields' poet to be honoured with statues

In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium. In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium. ...





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Saturday 04th of October 2014 05:34:52 PM

It Is Solved By Walking, the 2012 Governor General’s award-winning play by Nova Scotia playwright Catherine Banks, is a rich sensory and intellectual experience.


Monday 21st of April 2014 01:17:42 PM

AS HE later told it, Gabriel García Márquez, who has died at his home in Mexico City, made the most important decision of his life as a writer at the age of 22 when he joined his mother on a journey by steamer and rickety train to Aracataca, a s


Friday 29th of November 2013 03:30:10 PM

In this entralling, expertly researched portrait, the modernist poet is revealed as more active than Eliot and more pugnacious than Pound


Monday 25th of November 2013 07:18:22 AM

Poet and artist Lang Leav’s works come from an intensely personal place.


Tuesday 12th of November 2013 12:45:27 PM

In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium. In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium.


Tuesday 05th of November 2013 07:29:21 AM

Amy Woolard took 10 years off from writing and got a law degree. Now she balances dual careers as a rising-star poet and child-welfare attorney (with a little help from Siri).


Monday 28th of October 2013 10:09:03 AM

Can computers talk black vernacular? This is a question that haunts Ntozake Shange.


Tuesday 22nd of October 2013 09:14:56 AM

Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is ranked among the greatest poets of Urdu with Ghalib, Iqbal and Mir Anees. Mir is a poet who has not only lent credibility to Urdu poetry but the Urdu language itself. As Dr Jameel Jalibi puts it, Mir is the poet who made the Ur


Saturday 12th of October 2013 07:59:04 AM

University hospital of South Manchester has employed a writer in residence to work with patients and staff


Friday 04th of October 2013 09:34:46 AM

To honour the memory of a renowned writer, Dr Tanveer Abbasi, who failed to donate his kidneys to SIUT, the transplant facility decided to open a clinic.


Monday 30th of September 2013 04:08:28 PM

With a week of 'poetiquette' recitals at busy stations, Transport for London aims to change behaviour that can cause delays


Friday 27th of September 2013 03:58:14 PM

We reveal the 10 most requested poems by listeners to the world's longest-running radio poetry show


Monday 23rd of September 2013 04:41:26 PM

As Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man gets banned in one school district, it's important to reflect on what other great books have been banned and why


Wednesday 18th of September 2013 08:57:15 PM

Each week in Bookends, two writers take on pressing and provocative questions about the world of books. This week, Pankaj Mishra and Jennifer Szalai discuss the representation of extreme political ideas in fiction. Fiction by women seems the most sensiti


Sunday 15th of September 2013 07:04:06 AM

Walter Woodman and Patrick Cederberg both quit Facebook about a year ago. “I felt that I had developed an unhealthy addiction to lurking and creeping,” Cederberg, who is twenty-three, told me. Late at night, he would find himself staring at his computer s




 


Although Dawrish is remembered as the poet of national resistance, his poetry had a universal

A novella by an Azeri author that portrays ethnic Armenians sympathetically has provoked an uproar

Eileen Hogan has never lacked admirers, not least among her fellow artists, but how she achieves

In this entralling, expertly researched portrait, the modernist poet is revealed as more active

Insomnia is never far from my thoughts, especially when I am writing. A poor sleeper even as a

Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is ranked among the greatest poets of Urdu with Ghalib, Iqbal and Mir

The author of “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies” prefers books with action: “I don’t like

To honour the memory of a renowned writer, Dr Tanveer Abbasi, who failed to donate his kidneys to

Nobody likes a bully — but these days the book industry loves having them to kick around.

“The official media is so ignorant about what happens in Syria,” says poet Maram Al-Masri.




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