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Bermuda Literary Awards Ceremony Held

Bermuda Literary Awards Ceremony Held

Over the weekend, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo attended the 2018 Bermuda Literary Awards at Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa.The Bermuda Literary Awards began in 1999 to honour literary achievement by Bermuda’s writers. The competition runs once every five to six years, and books are eligible if they have been... Read more of this article

Impact To Host Spoken Word Night Fundraiser

Impact To Host Spoken Word Night Fundraiser

The young men of Impact Mentoring Academy are discovering the power of words, taking the time to memorizes and commit to heart the poems and speeches being recited during their Annual Spoken Word event which is set to be held on Saturday, March 2nd. The students at the all-boys school will be sharing motivational poems and speeches to an audience of... Read more of this article

Poetry Broadcast To Feature Nancy Anne Miller

Poetry Broadcast To Feature Nancy Anne Miller

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller was recently invited to be part of a program titled Angles Of Light: Readings Of Caribbean Poetry, with her segment to be broadcast in March. Ms. Miller said, “I was invited by the Jamaican writer Juleus Ghunta to be part of Angles of Light: Readings of Caribbean Poetry which was and will be broadcast in the United... Read more of this article

Literary Awards Honour Bermuda’s Top Authors

Literary Awards Honour Bermuda’s Top Authors

Today the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo announced the winners of the 2018 Bermuda Literary Awards. “Literary artistry demands talent, hard work, research, time, and dedication; and the writing of a novel, or a book of poetry, stems from a desire to tell a story about the world we inhabit, in a way that holds meaning... Read more of this article

Mental Health Poetry Competition Launched

Mental Health Poetry Competition Launched

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Oct 3] announces the launch of a poetry competition ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week in October. Young people between the ages of 12 and 18 are being invited to write poems of up to 26 lines for the theme ‘Mental Health and Young People in a Changing World’. The poetry competition is free to enter, and there will... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller Releases “Boiling Hot” Book

Nancy Anne Miller Releases “Boiling Hot” Book

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released a new book entitled Boiling Hot, which the book’s description says is “inspired by her birthplace, Bermuda,” The book’s description says, “Inspired by her birthplace, Bermuda, Miller successfully blurs the line between exploiting and normalizing the exotic: a seahorse is both the... Read more of this article

Youth Library Poetry Competition Winners

Youth Library Poetry Competition Winners

The Youth Library recently held its 13th annual Teen Poetry Competition, with this year’s themes including “Life, Anxiety, Why Me, and Death.” There were over 140 entries submitted from CedarBridge Academy, Saltus, and Bermuda High School students. Winners with TAB members:The winners in the 11-13 category were Gabrielle Turchiaro... Read more of this article

BCLS To Host Workshops With Yesha Townsend

BCLS To Host Workshops With Yesha Townsend

The Bermuda College Literary Society [BCLS], in conjunction with the Division of Arts & Science, will be hosting a visit by Bermudian writer and spoken word artist Yesha Townsend on March 27 and 28th. Ms Townsend’s work has been published both locally and overseas, and she has served as mentor and coach for the Bermuda National Youth Poetry... Read more of this article

Dr. Barry Being Published In “So Many Islands”

Dr. Barry Being Published In “So Many Islands”

Bermuda’s Dr. Angela Barry is being published in a forthcoming anthology titled So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans, a book that includes fiction, essays, and poems from 17 countries around the world. The book covers topics such as climate change, cultural appropriation, gender and LGBT rights, with... Read more of this article

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released a new poetry book entitled Island Bound Mail, which is described as exploring issues such as an “identity formed in exile, the complexities of belonging, and reveals the multilayers of colonial life on a semitropical island almost seven hundred miles out at sea.” The book’s description... Read more of this article

World Poetry Day Event Set For St. George’s

World Poetry Day Event Set For St. George’s

The Corporation of St. George will be celebrating UNESCO World Poetry Day in King’s Square on Tuesday [March 21] commencing at noon, with St. George’s Prep, East End Primary and St. David’s Primary Schools scheduled to participate. St. George;’s Mayor Quinell Francis said, “We are excited to be celebrating once again UNESCO World Poetry... Read more of this article

U.N. Day ‘Two For One’ Celebration On Tuesday

U.N. Day ‘Two For One’ Celebration On Tuesday

Imagine Bermuda and Chewstick Foundation are collaborating in the observance of the United Nations’ Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Tuesday, March 21st , a date that is also UNESCO’s World Poetry Day. “To this end we are inviting Island residents to join a ‘two- for- one’ celebration – Poetry 2 Progress –... Read more of this article

Bermudian Poet To Be Published In ‘Agenda’

Bermudian Poet To Be Published In ‘Agenda’

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller will have two of her poems appear in the next edition of ‘Agenda,’ a British literary journal. The journal’s website says, “Agenda is one of the best known and most highly respected poetry journals in the world, having been founded in 1959 by Ezra Pound and William Cookson. “It is edited... Read more of this article