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PsychCentral.com (blog)When Your Creative Process Isn't ProductivePsychCentral.com (blog)typewriter, books, notebooks, glasses-dustin-lee, unsplash We tend to think that ... So we assume that writing a short story, painting the sunset, penning a poem, playing the guitar, taking pictures of our surroundings or creating in any other way just ... [...]
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
The Straits TimesLocal books going global, Arts News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesThe Straits TimesSingapore fiction continues to make headway on international bookshelves this year, with a new slew of titles by home-grown authors set to go into the world.and more [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
The News MinuteHere's a TN teacher who writes short stories and poems on women's issues to bring changeThe News MinuteA Venmila is a 46-year-old writer and publisher who has written several short stories and published over 15 titles on history and feminism. Her publication is called 'Akani Veliyedu', and for the past 15 years, Venmila has been trying to highlight the ... [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Irish Times'Devoted ladies': the lives of Elizabeth Bowen and Molly KeaneIrish TimesIf, as the poet Thomas McCarthy has claimed, the Anglo-Irish are “born for remembrance”, this has surfaced not only in the formal memoir, but also in the virtual reality of the novel, the play and the short story. I wish to cast a ... Supervised at ... [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
The Nation NewspaperNigeria: Two Nigerians Challenge South African for Etisalat Prize for LiteratureAllAfrica.comThe three shortlisted books are: Jacqui L'Ange (South Africa) The Seed Thief (Umuzi Publishers, South Africa); Jowhor Ile (Nigeria) And After Many Days (Kachifo Limited, Nigeria); and Julie Iromuanya (Nigeria) Mr & Mrs Doctor (Coffee House Press, USA ...Etisalat Prize for Literature announces 2016 shortlistVanguardall 6 news articles [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Botswana: Tshireletso Lives,Walks PoetryAllAfrica.comHowever, the astute poet added that although he took a break from writing and reciting poems sometimes at Shoshong Senior Secondary School, he got back to the art when he joined a local choir as a songwriter and in the process the choir inducted ... [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
The New YorkerThis Week in Fiction: Elif Batuman on Writing Fiction vs. NonfictionThe New YorkerThe story skewers—hilariously—the extreme pretensions of Selin's professors. How much is ... (The book, “The Idiot,” will be published in March.) Revisiting ... I remember in my first semester at Berkeley signing up for various advanced comp-lit ...and more [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
ChronicleLiveNavy veteran's last wish comes true as his poems and stories are publishedChronicleLiveElaine contacted author Angie Stanger-Leathes, who runs publishing venture Limelight Classics in Seaton Sluice, and she quickly agreed to put a collection of John's poetry and short stories into print. John had served in the Merchant Navy and as a ... [...]
Sun, Jan 15, 2017
The Voice OnlineA new chapter in African writingThe Voice Online“Today some of the most exciting writers are of African heritage, who are writing about all kinds of things and in all kinds of genres – memoir, fiction, poetry, crime, romance,” says Tricia Wombell, founder and co-ordinator of The Black Reading group ... [...]
Sun, Jan 15, 2017
Josef explores writing passionRiverine Herald (registration) (blog)Prior to 'Dumped', he had only ever written short stories, essays, poems and a few stage plays. ''I've really ... Josef hopes it will be the first of many successful books he intends to publish, in which he hopes to capture the 'flavour' of Australia ...and more [...]
Sun, Jan 15, 2017
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