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I teach a module on Northern Irish literature called Alternative Ulster, which covers all the texts you would expect, from the poetry of Seamus Heaney, Medbh McGuckian and Ciaran Carson and the fiction of Bernard MacLaverty to more recent writings such as the anthology Queering the Green by Paul Maddern and short fiction by Lucy …

Aspire Art proudly presents VOLUMES, a timed online book auction taking place May 19-26. The special sale focuses on art books and books by and about the artist and covers everything from rare and collectible ephemera to reference works and artist monographs. Notably, the sale features a substantial selection from Emma Bedford’s private collection of …

ChexMix was designed for the extraction of hierarchical and topological information related to bioentities. Therefore, ChexMix extracts the bioentities that coexist with the queried keywords in PubMed and encodes them into unique identifiers indexing their associated information. The combination of a hierarchical representation with a mapping of bioentities with identifiers at each level makes it …

Express press service Chapter XXIV of La Vita Nuova by Italian poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri (translates as A New Life in English) opens with the following lines: “I felt myself waking up inside my heart; A sleeping loving spirit; And then I saw the Love coming from afar; Gay yes, as soon as he …

Writing a book is not child’s play, and combined with the competition that exists, the chances of having your creation published are low. Many successful writers have had their books rejected hundreds of times before the time ship finally convinced someone to print them. One of the commonly rejected authors was Paulo Coelho. The novel …

If Percival Pickens wasn’t evil enough, does this man now hate literature? ! This is one of the main discoveries of this week Riverdale, which sees Percival using late library books as a way to target the citizens of Riverdale. But first, we got an answer to last week’s cliffhanger… Betty is not pregnant. And …

A celebration of Ireland in MAY by Sotheby’s in Paris will introduce Irish art to new European audiences and mark a significant centenary. bid on Ireland/France: art and literature opens next Monday. The online sale runs until May 16 and will be visible in the French capital from next Wednesday until this weekday. The newly …

Janelle Monáe is a singer, songwriter, actress, producer, eight-time Grammy nominee, and a household name — and they’re from the future. In the decade and more that Monáe has been performing and making music, they have already made major waves in Afrofuturism. Throughout her career, Monáe has used science fiction to express societal and personal …

The large “10 ans -10Anos” poster is made by LA artist, Rhode Montijo, published author of “Cloud Boy.” His job “Halloween Kid” is on display at this year’s Latino Comic Expo at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach this weekend. By Laurie Hanson April 29, 2002 ~ Culture and art come …

My love-hate relationship with reading has swung a little more into the hate category recently. For the very first time, I am in four intensive reading classes. Add a language to that and I feel like I’m just deciphering dense texts. And I’m exhausted. This state of mind is particularly distressing because I still feel …

Biographies, it is well known, are not entirely reliable when it comes to telling the truth. This has been so since the time the art of biography began to be recognized as a distinct branch of literature: James Boswell was accused of manipulating quotations to suit his point of view in The life of Samuel …

Art workshop inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic tale of monstrous terror! All equipment is provided. Do you dare to visit the library on Friday the 13th? Welcome to the first of our “Bringing Literature to Life” collaborations… It’s time to immerse yourself in the world of literature, with this creative painting event based on the …

In film as in literature, each story is crafted differently to tell different stories or to tell the same story with a new twist that makes it unlike anything that has ever been seen. One of the components used to do this in both mediums is tropes. Tropes are commonly used themes or devices that …

This year, the stage of the second edition of Jaipur Literature Festival will take place amidst the idyllic white sand beaches of Soneva Fushi in the favorite holiday destination of celebrities and influencers from Maldives in what is a one-of-a-kind collaboration. The festival is often referred to as “the greatest literary spectacle on Earth”. It …

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY APRIL 14 The American Landscape in Art and Literature EARTH DAY LECTURE – 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Commemorate Earth Day and enjoy the lecture “Susan Fenimore Cooper and the Hudson School” presented by author and teacher Rochelle Johnson, exploring how literature and painting used similar techniques to depict landscape change in …

As travel restrictions and lockdowns begin to ease, Soneva is teaming up with Teamwork Arts – the names behind the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival – to host the first-ever JLF Soneva Fushi. Each year, Teamwork Arts produces and hosts the renowned Jaipur Literature Festival, a celebration of South Asia’s vibrant literary culture, which brings together …

Professor Assad KhanLanguage and literature, like other factors of culture and heritage, establish the identity of a society. The richness of languages, literature, culture and heritage keeps community pride high.It is said that the identity of communities can be erased by demolishing their art, culture and heritage, as well as the value system of these …

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Cascades Park was inundated with people attending Friday’s live concert to kick off The Word of South festival. Over the next two days, community members will have the opportunity to learn how literature and music share a bond. Hundreds of people listened to the first live performance to launch The Word …

As Zabuzhko’s novel is set in the sophisticated city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, daily life in 1990s kyiv is at the heart of Death and the penguin (also 1996), one of the most popular books by Andrei Kurkov (b. 1961). Kurkov, born in Soviet Russia, grew up in kyiv and has become the most influential Russian-language …

In 1939, American journalist Dorothy Thompson, expelled from Germany after reporting on the rise of the Nazi movement, urgently convened a writers’ summit in response to the violence unfolding in Europe. As head of PEN America, a literary and free speech organization, Thompson has called on writers to unite against fascism and threats to free …

Dehradun: The second day of the Dehradun Literature Festival (DLF) on Saturday saw sessions from renowned panelists like Imtiaz Ali, Prahlad Kakkar, Piyush Panday and Jonathan Gill Harris. The highlight of the day was a session with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali and the screening of a musical “Jeena Abhi Baki Hai” by Samarant Virmani, Varun Gupta …

Thirty-five walls across the city of Navi Mumbai will depict the prominent literature of Marathi poets in the form of calligraphy. To promote Marathi literature and encourage residents to take up reading, the city administration has some segments of Marathi Abhangs (devotional poetry) inscribed on city walls. Students from art schools like JJ School of …

FEEL creative? Do you love to write or perform and are looking for opportunities to get on stage? Applications are now open for the Ilkley Literature Festival Summer Fringe taking place in July and August 2022. The Summer Fringe provides an opportunity for creatives living in Yorkshire to share their talents, try out new formats …

It was in February 2014. I had just finished my first novel, I love you more, which will be released that summer. I was in the first phase of formulating a new novel in my head, a dark and confusing process. I kept seeing a mother and daughter running from a ghost man, but they …

Leigh Haber: You write that “in a well-told story, the reader and the writer are so close that they form a single unit”. Is this closeness important just to produce the best possible story, or is there something deeper at work? A swim in the pond in the rain George Saunders: It is a very …

LONDON (AP) — Irish writer Colm Toibin’s “The Magician” won Britain’s Rathbones Folio Prize for Literature on Tuesday. Toibin’s fictional account of the life of German writer Thomas Mann beat out seven other finalists for the 30,000 pound ($40,000) multi-genre prize, including the Booker Prize-winning novel by South African writer Damon Galgut’s “The Promise”, Selima …

PESHAWAR: Pashtun poets, critics, scholars, scholars and writers at a literary ceremony paid glowing tributes to famous Pashtun poet Rehmat Shah Sail and declared him one of the most popular among his contemporary Pashtun poets in Pakistan and in Afghanistan. Pashto Adabi Tolana (literary society) Kheshgi, Nowshera organized a literary rally in honor of Rehmat …

Annie Flanders, the fiery red-haired founding editor of Details magazine, the proudly independent chronicle of downtown Manhattan in the 1980s, died March 10 in an assisted living facility in Los Angeles. She was 82 years old. The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s disease, said writer Martha Frankel, a friend and former Details contributor. In the …

Originally founded in 1987 as a literary journal for gay and lesbian books based at Lambda Rising Bookstore in DC, Lambda Literary – under the direction of L. Page (Deacon) Maccubbin – has grown over the decades. Now, alongside the Enlightened Review, Lambda holds nonprofit status, hosts a writers retreat for emerging LGBTQ+ authors, engages …

Kolkata, Mar 13 (PTI) Eminent writers, during a session at the Kolkata Literature Festival here, deliberated on the relevance of Bengali literature among the younger generation in 50 years, given the onslaught of social media and other online platforms. Prominent poet and lyricist Srijato Bandyopadhyay said the covid-19 pandemic has taught people to live in …

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The Society for Culture and Environment will hold the fourth edition of Bhopal Literature & Art Festival (BLF) in Bharat Bhavan from March 25-27. The three-day festival will see the participation of a large number of well-known thinkers, authors, former bureaucrats, environmentalists and others. The chairman of the society Raghav Chandra, informed …

On Tuesday, March 08, 2022, the fourth day of the 15th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival was held on its virtual platform. The day’s sessions bore witness to the rich variety of storytelling the Festival explores, ranging from books, ideas, performances. The day opened with the soothing strains of Sufi music by talented singer-songwriters …

From Dune and Drive My Car to West Side Story and CODA, seven of the 10 Best Picture nominations at the 2022 Oscars are adaptations of books, short stories, musicals or films. “We tell stories to live”, wrote the late Joan Didion in his book white album, and it is the truth of the gospel …

Join Winston-Salem Writers at Bookmarks on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. for 4-on-4. This free, in-person event gives attendees the chance to meet local authors and hear about their books. The theme for March is transformation. Janice Broyles, volunteer speaker for the Salem Pregnancy Center and Kids Connect teacher, will read from her book …

Bhairav ​​Aryal forever changed the satirical genre in Nepal when he published his first collection of satirical essays, “Kaukuti”, in 1962. Aryal, who showed equal talent in poetry and journalism as in satire, skillfully wrote satirical essays aimed at universal human vices such as gluttony, greed and pride. His magnum opus, “Jaya Bhundi”, a collection …

Deadpool, meet All Might. Perhaps nothing shows how much the world of manga, the comic books and cartoons originating in Japan, has gone global better than the coming together of superheroes, Americans and Japanese. In “Deadpool: Samurai,” Marvel’s Deadpool is aided in his fight against evil by All Might, the muscular hero of “My Hero …

The quality of books published in India is beginning to rival those produced internationally; not only in form, but also in content. And, while educational, such books stimulate and fire the imagination, writes Chitwan Mittal More children in India are reading books for fun than ever before. It’s heartening to see this steady increase given …

When it comes to art and literature, when does sharing become over-sharing? Is there a way to set ethical boundaries in very personal literary works, like memoirs? And how do you go about fictionalizing real people? To what extent should the will of others be taken into consideration when producing a work? These questions can …

Deeply embedded in pop culture, fashion has had a parallel and even more intimate relationship for years, even decades, with another form of art which, like fashion, has long been concerned with the expression of ideals. of beauty. By Virginia Woolf Orlando to the manuscripts of Jack Kerouac and Truman Capote Breakfast at Tiffany’sback on …

Short Vine Literary Journal is a collection of stories, poems, non-fiction creative essays, photographs and more. Twitter | @short_vine The literary arts are a coveted way for students at the University of Cincinnati (UC) to pursue self-expression. Fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry are just a few of the areas of focus offered by UC’s creative …

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Deeply embedded in pop culture, fashion has had a parallel and even more intimate relationship for years, even decades, with another form of art which, like fashion, has long been concerned with the expression of ideals. of beauty. From “Orlando” by Virginia Woolf to the manuscripts of Jack Kerouac via “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Truman …

press release: February 15 to March 26 at ALL, 111 S Livingston Street Suite 100. Homepage: Friday March 18, 6-9 p.m. From Tierras Bravas Artists: Héctor Gómez, Omar González, Juana Estrada Hernandez, Mariela López, Victor López and Marco Sánchez Organized by: J. Leigh Garcia [MFA ’18] Engraving in Mexico dates back to the 16th century. …

Bangladesh will be the theme country for the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair to be held at the Central Park Mela Ground in Salt Lake near Kolkata from Feb. 28 to March 13, organizers announced on Thursday. The book fair, the world’s largest by attendance, was previously scheduled to be held from January 31 to …

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A controversial bill is making its way through the Indiana State Senate. Bill 1134, also known as the Education Matters Bill, would limit teaching about race, religion and sexual orientation. Opponents of this bill argue that it could be a step backwards in the advancement of civil rights. Those who support …

In a sentence: Philanthropy for writing and literature is tiny compared to other arts, but the field has steadfast supporters. What is going on Philanthropic support for writing and literature is low compared to other arts, we reported in an in-depth report on the state of American philanthropy. Music and theater both have denser networks …

It is Underrated with Nicholas Lemann, from Columbia Global Reports. We don’t just publish books; we use books to start conversations about topics that weren’t getting the attention they deserved. At least until we take them. This podcast is your audio connection to these important topics. This season we are focusing on our next book, …

The 15th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival will take place from March 5 to 14, 2022 in its home city of Jaipur. Each year, Teamwork Arts, the producer of the festival, promotes art and world heritage through a variety of innovative initiatives at the festival. This year’s festival will also include a variety of …

CHICAGO — The American Library Association announced its 2022 Youth Media Award winners on Jan. 24. The awards for the best books, digital media, video and audiobooks for children and young adults — including Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz — were featured at its virtual Chicago event. For the Robert F. Sibert Informational …

The Bishop’s Stortford College Literature Festival will bring together acclaimed authors, illustrators and poets in February. For a second year, the event, which aims to inspire children and adults to read for pleasure, is being held online. British historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter and filmmaker David Olusoga is one of the stars of the publishing world …

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – A Vermont author and illustrator has just won one of the biggest prizes in the world of children’s books. Jason Chin of South Burlington can now call himself a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator. Reporter Cat Viglienzoni: What was your reaction when they told you you got the Caldecott? Jason Chin: Surprise, …

Decades before Cher, Garbo became known only by her last name. “Garbo speaks!” says the ads for her first talking picture “Anna Christie.” “Garbo is laughing! shouted the ads for his 1939 comedy “Ninotchka.” Yet 31 years after her death in 1990, Garbo remains, as she was during her lifetime, shrouded in mystery. “Garbo,” by …

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while chairing the Shikhar Samman, Kala Samman, Sahitya Purskar, Swaichchhik Sanstha Samman, Chamba Rumal Pahari Chiktrakala Samman Prize Distribution Function-2022 organized by Himachal Pradesh Art, Culture and Language Academy at the historic Gaiety Theater here said today that literature is important because it ignites the spirit and gives society the …

CHICAGO — The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), announced the 2022 winners of its Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature youth categories on January 24 during the announcement of the ALA Youth Media Award at LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience, held January 21-24. The Asian/Pacific American Awards for …

The Guildhall Art Gallery is mounting a fascinating new exhibition examining how visual artists have drawn inspiration from the literary arts. Inspired: Art inspired by theatre, literature and music will explore the relationship between poetry, plays, novels and music with the visual arts. The Guildhall Art Gallery, owned and operated by the City of London …

Written by Lois-Ann Yamanaka and illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky Jodie Chiemi Ching “Snow Angel, Sand Angel” (Penguin Random House, 2022) Lois-Ann Yamanaka — one of the most treasured voices in Hawaiian literature — has just released “Snow Angel, Sand Angel,” a children’s picture book inspired by her keiki-hood on the Big Island. With animated illustrations …

VS cafes are a key part of the literary diet, but you don’t have to be a writer to enjoy a romantic cafe. The vibe of a cozy room full of books is by far the best motivator for starting a reading list. Whether you’re looking for a place to rest up with your year’s …

Luxembourg is known for its multilingualism, and Canadian-born Mary Carey is helping cultivate the importance of English-language literature in the Grand Duchy with her debut novel Irresistible Blending. Mary Carey’s first novel, titled irresistible mix, is a healthy mix of sci-fi and psychological thriller. Set in the early 2000s, the story follows an artist living …

Richard Dawkins to speak at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival Richard Dawkins, world renowned evolutionary biologist and bestselling author, will talk about his latest book “Flights of Fancy”, an investigation into all aspects of human and animal flight. The event will include a book signing and offer a chance to see the author of ‘The God …

On the first Tuesday of the year, author and political activist Don Winslow tweeted a photo of an avid reader’s dream library. Bathed in the buttery glow of three table lamps, nearly every surface in the room is covered in books. There are books on the tables, books stacked on mahogany ladders, and books on …

Lined among the historic shops of Srinagar’s Maharaj Gunj Market, there’s a small bookstore whose glorious past belies its clunky exterior and small scale. The notice board at the top of the shop reads: Ghulam Mohammad Noor Mohammad Tajrane Kutub. This is a bookstore where, during the first half of the twentieth century, the literature …

It is tempting to wonder if the refusal to cooperate is linked to Angier herself. His biography of Primo Levi has been much criticized for its intrusive and overconfident psychologization, and for having too much Angier in it: to a lesser extent, his work on Sebald has some of the same problems. She dramatizes her …

Explaining climate and food issues in forms such as art and poetry can enable them to reach neurodivergent people or people from different backgrounds and better enable mass change, a radical new research project has found. The project, led by the campaign group for sustainable food Feedback and based on participatory action research (which uses …

Located on the corner of Angier and South Driver Street in East Durham, patrons of Rofhiwa Book Café have a view of passersby from all four directions, though most seem too engrossed in their books to notice. Plants hang by the cafe’s sunny windows, and artwork on the walls complement shelves lined with literature by …

AFTER her blockbuster historical fiction full of 1950s Hollywood glamor – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid focused on 1970s rock bands for her next. This, like her previous work, demonstrates a unique writing skill in creating fake celebrities who start to feel real. She captures the essence of this type of …

The sixth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) 2022, which was scheduled to be held on the beaches of Kozhikode from January 20 to 23, has now been postponed to March 17 and 20 due to an increase in Covid cases, the people said. organizers in a press release. Thursday. Hosting over 200 sessions …

Art always seems to inspire more art. Truth be told, a lot of video games are based on movies and use a lot of storytelling techniques that are also used in the movie industry. But did you know that the inspiration for some games dates back hundreds of years? Related: The Best Games With Lore …

Analysis: The Irish roots of the late singer and artist run deep in his life, work and influences David Bowie’s Irish first appearance took place in December 1969. At only 22, he was a guest of RTE Like now! series. With curly shoulder-length braids and a very fashionable afghan coat, Bowie performed his latest single …

The study of art, literature and poetry is just as important as the study of science and technology, and studies have proven that integrating the arts with technology, business and d Other areas of knowledge enhance creativity and result in the creation of better human beings. Renowned poet and scholar Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui …

Take the work of Mr. Gurnah, whose Nobel Prize winning surprised many people. They had obviously not read “Paradise”, which crosses centuries-old trade routes between Tanzania and Central Africa. Or “By the Sea”, which moves among several narrators to explore how selfhood, under the pressure of migration, enters and leaves readability. In tracing the lasting …

Despite the still raging Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has proven to be a productive year for the new books. Here is a selection of books that have won various literary awards in India. JCB Prize for Literature JCB Prize for Literature 2021 awarded to M Mukundan for her novel Delhi: a soliloquy. The novel describes the …

MANCHESTER – During his first year as an English teacher at Manchester High School, Joe Battaglia has already had a profound effect on the community. “Mr. Battaglia has been a great addition to our staff,” said Battaglia colleague Amanda Navarra. “He is an excellent creative problem solver and team player, and he is open to …

The art of architecture is an important aesthetic element that can leave a lasting impression on the minds of a society’s values. Today’s architectural art, education and culture have gradually evolved into engineering practices and more technical activities. Architecture in Fictional Literature is a book written with the aim of understanding the concept of living …

Photo for illustrative purposes only Image Credit: Pixabay We do it every year. So once again to the breach, dear readers, once again. Here we are, entering the home stretch, just days before reaching 2022, the time to pick “the best of” – in this case, the best book of the year. But wait! Is …

The Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday celebrated the renovation of the historic heart of its book trade, the latest sign of an artistic renaissance after decades of conflict and unrest. In a city where explosions could once mean only one thing – violence – colorful fireworks lit the sky during the festivities organized by the …

One of the country’s most sought-after literature festivals, the Jaipur Literature Festival will be back on earth in 2022. After a Covid-induced shutdown, the literary festival is back, with a stellar lineup talking about books, themes, of topics and ideas representing literature and thoughts intrinsic to both India and the world, for the next edition. …

Los Angeles, California, December 24, 2021 – (PR.com) – Mundus Artium Press announces the 2021 Gjenima Prize awarded to Korean poet, critic and scholar Choi Dongho. Created in 2004, the annual Gjenima Prize rewards the creator of an important body of literary works or of a single major literary achievement that has played a role …

Cover of the English translation of Ma Yeong-shin’s graphic novel “Moms” (LTI Korea) Reflecting the growing popularity of Korean literature, 180 literary works were translated into 29 different languages ​​with the help of the Korea Literature Translation Institute this year. This is the largest number of books translated in a year since LTI Korea was …

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Urban Indian Literature: If you don’t know what this is, you’re missing out. If you do, here’s some basic information for you (and some recommendations, too). What is that? Simply put, urban Indian literature is the literature of …

Pune: This year, the Pune International Literature Festival, known as PILF, will be back with an online edition. The three-day event, which runs from December 21 to 23, is expected to include big international names, such as bestselling novelist Cecelia Ahern, known for PS I Love You and Where Rainbows End, James W Ziskin, author …

Graziano Martello teaches molecular biology at the University of Padua The first one published in Nature is only 27 years old. Fourteen years later, a few days ago, the Veneto Start Cup won a project – and it doesn’t often happen – to translate discoveries made using stem cells into drugs to fight disease. neurodegenerative. …

bell hooks, the author, educator and revolutionary activist whose explorations of how race, gender, economics and politics have helped shape academic and popular debates over the past 40 years, has died. She was 69 years old. In a statement released by William Morrow Publishers, the Hooks family announced that they passed away on Wednesday in …

BEIJING, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) – A country will prosper only if its culture thrives, and a nation will only be strong if its culture is strong. President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, once said that socialism with Chinese characteristics …

DORSET – Over the past decade children’s literature has undergone an overhaul. The genre is now full of stories with difficult themes and powerful messages. A local author pushed back. “Welcome to the Hollow,” 2021 by David Meiselman, is a bright and benevolent refutation of the new face of children’s literature. From its vivid illustrations …

S Sivadas, whose work has stood out in the field of children’s literature in Malayalam, was named the winner of the Big Little Book Award while the illustrator award went to Deepa Balsavar. The Big Little Book Awards are presented by the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts for a significant contribution to children’s literature in …

Actor Lilly singh is all designed to introduce fans and followers to its own book club, Lilly’s Library, which “breaks the rules” and promises “literary drama”. The Indo-Canadian noted on Instagram posts that there is a shortage of South Asian literature despite “one in four people on the planet being South Asian”. “It is through …

The village of Machynlleth hosted its first literary festival named Amdani, Fachynlleth! Literature & Travel Festival from November 26 to 28. Even with Storm Arwen to face, the attendees enjoyed this first festival, translated into Let’s go! Machynlleth, which paid homage to Jan Morris, the internationally renowned Welsh historian, traveler and author. Artist and painter …

Why Delhi was the muse of Malayalam writer M Mukundan, winner of this year’s JCB Prize for Literature On a hot afternoon in June 1961, a 19-year-old man from the once French enclave of Mahé got off a train arriving from Kerala at New Delhi station. A taxi took him to Lodhi Colony, a residential …

Children learned the basics of theater during the first Saturday session of the Get Set Parent’s Children art, literature and music festival. Dhanendra Kavde from the Performing Arts and Social Work Committee of Swangwale, explained to the children the nuances of theater. In this session he talked about object theater and prop theater where you …

PESHAWAR: Scholars and scholars gathered here on Friday to express their views on a new title in Pashto, “Da Swat Pakhto Adab auo Saqafat” (Pashtun Literature and Culture of Swat), written by Professor Mohammad Ali Dinakhel. The book launching ceremony was held here under the auspices of Pohantoon Adabi Stori at Khyber Union Hall at …

Photo by Ghislain & Marie David de Lossy / Getty Images My mother kindly let me know from an early age that she did not believe what I was taught in my Catholic school and at mass. But when I was in my mid-teens, I really became very righteous – only, it was the opposite …

Fellows Leonie Charlton, Nicole Carter, Anna Fleming, JR Carpenter, Jane Burn and Rose Proudfoot. Photo by Henry Iddon Photography + Film + Words The Future Places Environmental Essay and Poetry Prize is a partnership between the Future Places Center at Lancaster University, Eden North, the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival, the publishers of Iceland and Saraband. …

Launched in 2020 as a platform for contemporary writers, the Literatura Hoy series returns to Bogotá’s largest public library, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango (BLAA), with a focus on African voices and works of the Tanzanian Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah (born 1948). Gurnah received the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature for his 10 novels, including Paradise, …

Until the pandemic and the Central Vista redevelopment project reshape the city and our relationship with it, for many children in Delhi, listening to some of their favorite storytellers brings stories of wonder and joy to life at Bookaroo Children’s. Literature Festival, at the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) in Janpath, had …

Heike’s story is by far the most striking anime of the fall season and one of the most unique shows of 2021. Its tale of love, war and tragedy told against a backdrop of feudal Japan is downright fascinating, but equally impressive is the “story” this anime is based on. We’re not talking about a …

Nagpur: The third edition of the Orange City Literature Fest (OCLF) organized by the SGR Knowledge Foundation kicked off on Friday at the Chitnavis Center, Civil Lines. Seasoned actor and former Member of Parliament Shatrughan Sinha honored the inaugural session as the main guest. On the inauguration day, the Sanskar Kathak Kendra team led by …

Architectural practitioner, urban designer and qualified educator Professor Tapan K Chakravarti delivered a lecture on Vernacular Literature Studies at IGRMS Bhopal on Wednesday. Journalist : Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal, is organizing a special conference to mark World Heritage Day. As part of the lecture series titled “Himalayi Vastukala: Iski Bhavyata aur Mehetv”, …

The feeling of seeing his illustrations published and knowing that he was helping educate the young minds of the Pacific inspired Jo to continue his journey as an illustrator. Josefa Uluinaceva, or Jo, as he is affectionately known, has been instrumental in the development of children’s literature in the Pacific for many years, in addition …

One of the giveaways of digital editions of literature festivals during the pandemic was the chance to listen to writers who might not have been able to make the long trip to India otherwise. That said, for those who missed the buzz of participating in a conversation with some of the world’s best writers in …

For anyone with an academic or amateur interest in Bangladeshi writings in English, this must be a long overdue book. The publication of Mohammad A Quayum and Md. Mahmudul Hasan – edited Bangladeshi literature in English: A Critical Anthology (July 2021), perhaps the first of its kind, therefore came as welcome news, and I commend …