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  • Former Virginia newspaper editor pens first volume of poetry

    Former Virginia newspaper editor pens first volume of poetry
    Glenn Proctor, the former executive editor at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has published his first volume of poetry. "Kicking Bottles, News & Dust" represents "how I write and understand poetry," Proctor said in a news release. "It represents many...
  • Acclaimed Poet's Hartford Home On The Market

    Acclaimed Poet's Hartford Home On The Market
    HARTFORD — For years, acclaimed poet Wallace Stevens walked from his home in Hartford's West End to his job at a local insurance company, composing poems in his head on the way. Now, the 1920s Colonial where Stevens' daily journeys began is on...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...
  • Street-poet documentary has many Baltimore connections

    Street-poet documentary has many Baltimore connections
    In a scene from the documentary "A Place of Truth," opening Thursday at the Creative Alliance, Abi Mott sits behind a small desk on a city street corner with a sign that reads: "Name a price. Pick a subject. Get a poem." She is greeted by a customer and...
  • Own A Piece Of Literary History

    Own A Piece Of Literary History
    I read poetry. I've been into poetry ever since I read "The Concord Hymn" as a kid and later  impressed my newlywed wife by reciting it, with my back turned, at the monument in Concord, Mass.    By the rude bridge that arched the flood,     Their...
  • Star-spangled anniversary

    Star-spangled anniversary
    As about 50 eighth-graders from New Jersey gathered around, Elizabeth White unzipped a large duffel bag. "It's coiled like a big snake in there," said White, a park ranger. The students helped remove the object. It was indeed moving but not in a scary...
  • BBC America to Premiere 'A Poet in New York' This Fall

    BBC America has acquired the film "A Poet in New York," starring Tom Hollander. Hollander plays Dylan Thomas, the famous poet known for his wild, hard-drinking lifestyle. Written by screenwriter Andrew Davies ("House of Cards"), the drama explores how...
  • Carmike kicks off $4 family movies series at two locations

     
    Carmike Cinemas at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley kicks off its movie series for families on Wednesday and Thursday mornings this summer with "Epic" starring Allentown native Amanda Seyfried as a girl helping to save a tiny world in the forest...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...
  • 10 things you might not know about literary enigmas

    10 things you might not know about literary enigmas
    There's no mystery about the best place for book lovers to gather this weekend — it's the Printers Row Lit Fest in the South Loop. But here are other questions about literature that have confounded many: 1/ In September 1849, Edgar Allan Poe...
  • Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars

    Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars
    The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins this year on Wednesday, June 11, is a feast for all the senses. Now in its 22nd year, the festival presents readings by top national and admired Connecticut poets on the exquisite grounds of the Hill-Stead...