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All the World’s a Poem
Today is World Poetry Day. To mark the occasion, we found this list of the 10 best American poems, this story of an animated screen adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, we swooned at this collection of poetic graffiti, we discovered digital poetry, we got an update on Australian Poetry’s cafe poets, and we remembered a recent Daily on poetry in the Egyptian…
Wanted: Sponsor for an Antipodean Orange Prize
A group of Australian women writers and publishers are seeking a sponsor for a proposed literary prize for fiction by Australian women writers. Sophie Cunningham, Kirsten Tranter, Louise Swinn, Monica Dux, Jenny Niven, Aviva Tuffield from Scribe Publishing, Rebecca Starford, Jo Case and Chris Gordon from Readings have formed a steering committee to establish the award - equivalent to the UK’s Orange Prize -…
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