National Poetry Month brings renowned poets Terrance Hayes and Dawn Lundy Martin to Eckerd | Culture

On Wednesday, April 13, 120 people sat at the James Center Patio to hear captivating poems read by poets Terrance Hayes and Dawn Lundy Martin in the first event of National Poetry Month held by Eckerd’s Creative Writing Discipline. The event was sponsored by the Office of the President and the Dr. Peter Meinke Fund … Read more

Instituto Cervantes’ quixotic challenge on World Book Day

Culture The World Book Day activity can easily be described as ‘quixotic.’ ANCX Staff | Apr 19 2022 World Book Day is an annual tradition that began in 1995, on the 23rd of April, during which men and women exchange roses and books. The celebration’s founder, Baroness Gail Rebuck, thought of it as a move … Read more

Poetry month: Oregon portraits | Oregon ArtsWatch

April is, among many other things (including the occasional delivery of surprise snowstorms), National Poetry Month, a celebration brought to life in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets and carried out with rhythmic regularity every year since. The occasion has prompted Portland photographer KB Dixon, a frequent ArtsWatch contributor and a portraitist of note, … Read more

Record Number Of Entries For NZ Mountain Book Competition

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 4:41 pmPress Release: Mountain Film Festival Entries in the annual NZ Mountain Book Competition closed on 31 March and the organisers are delighted to report that they have received their highest ever number of submissions. The book competition is part of the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival which celebrates its … Read more

UW-Parkside to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with local events | Local News

SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is hosting events to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during April. As an underrepresented population on campus, the events are designed to raise awareness and understanding about Asian culture and the enriching traditions of Asian people, according to Moe Hosokawa, president of the Parkside Asian Organization, … Read more

Star Trek Book of Friendship Exclusive Excerpt: Spock and Bones

J.K. Woodward’s cover art.Image: BenBella Books When you think of Star Trek, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A character? A ship? A particular series or episode? Whatever your answer is, we’re willing to guess it wasn’t friendship, but maybe it should be. Think about it. Ultimately, all iterations of Star Trek are … Read more

Sea to Summit: King Peak | Get Out

I left the house at 6 am to pick up Natalie and drive south for the tenth and final Sea-to-Summit Challenge. She is a great adventure partner, always up for anything. If you’ve been following this series, you might remember she was my companion for the 90-mile Grasshopper Peak challenge (“Sea to Summit: Grasshopper Peak,” … Read more

Meta Adventures | Screens | North Coast Journal

THE BUBBLE. It was almost — only? — two years ago that The King of Staten Island, Judd Apatow’s last feature, was released. It felt noteworthy because Apatow’s comedies are events (albeit minor ones for most) in and of themselves and because it was a starring role for Pete Davidson, the anointed one. But it … Read more

Spring Books –

Here are some notable Southern books coming out this Spring. University of Virginia-alum Alexis Schaitkin follows up her New York Times notable book, Saint X with Elsewhere (Celadon Books, $26.99). Her publisher says: “Vera grows up in a small town, removed and isolated, pressed up against the mountains, cloud-covered and damp year-round. This town, fiercely … Read more