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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

Crystal Holdipp Releases ‘Resilient, Rise Above’

Crystal Holdipp Releases ‘Resilient, Rise Above’

Bermudian singer, writer, and ministry worker Crystal Holdipp recently released her latest book, titled “Resilient: Rise Above the Ashes,” described as “a book of poems, reflections, prayers and declarations on resilience and bouncing back from life’s challenges.” Currently she is a soloist and kids bible club worker at... Read more of this article

Artwork/Poetry Competition Winners Announced

Artwork/Poetry Competition Winners Announced

Bermuda Hospitals Board and Friends of Hospice have announced the winners of the Being Alive artwork and poetry competition, which served as part of the celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of Agape House, Bermuda’s only palliative care hospice. Participants submitted their original works of art and poetry/prose on the theme “Being Alive.”... Read more of this article

Johnson Publishes Inaugural Volume Of Poetry

Johnson Publishes Inaugural Volume Of Poetry

Award-nominated Bermudian artist Tamicka “TeeJay” Johnson’s inaugural volume of poetry has been published, featuring eight chapters illustrated by Atlanta artist V. Kottavei Williams. The book, titled ‘Deconstruction of an Anomaly,’ is available now on the island from Brown and Co.’s Bookmart, in Atlanta at Charis... Read more of this article

‘Being Alive’ Competition Deadline On May 23

‘Being Alive’ Competition Deadline On May 23

The ‘Being Alive’ Artwork and Poetry Competition is still accepting entries until May 23, urging people on the island to “share your artistic talents with the public in recognizing the importance and service provided by our only palliative care hospice, Agape House.” A spokesperson said, “There is still time to get your... Read more of this article

Video: NeoApex Releases Short Film “Moments”

Video: NeoApex Releases Short Film “Moments”

NeoApex has released a new film titled ‘Moments,’ featuring spoken word artist Raushan Darrell and filmography by Marq Rodriguez. NeoApex is a Bermuda-based production team that specializes in film production and employs poetry to “create a unique blend of art that conveys a message by taking on social issues within the community.”A... 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 is getting set to present a UNESCO World Poetry Day 2016 event on March 21 at King’s Square. The event will feature both the Clearwater Middle School Choir and the East End Primary School Choir, taking place from 10.00am to 2.00pm. According to the United Nations website, “Poetry reaffirms our common humanity... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller Named ‘Poet Of The Month’

Nancy Anne Miller Named ‘Poet Of The Month’

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has been named ‘Poet of the Month’ by The Missing Slate, with an associated interview article saying “her poems are informed and shaped primarily by her birthplace, Bermuda.” The article says, “Nancy Anne Miller has lived in Connecticut and England, but her poems are informed and shaped... Read more of this article

Robinson’s Writing To Be Featured In Guyana

Robinson’s Writing To Be Featured In Guyana

The writing of Dr Kim Dismont Robinson is set to be featured today [Jan 21] in Georgetown, Guyana at an event called “Green Antilles: A showcase of new writing from across the Caribbean,” according to a story from Bocas Lit Fest. The story said “It will feature fiction and poetry readings by Tanya Batson-Savage [Jamaica], Felene Cayetano... Read more of this article

Events Aim To “Keep Bermuda’s Culture Alive”

Events Aim To “Keep Bermuda’s Culture Alive”

Atlantic Publishing House has announced eight upcoming cultural activities that aim to “keep Bermuda’s culture alive,” beginning with an evening of food, poetry and song, with authors on hand selling books. The first event will be held on February 6 at the Bermuda Industrial Union, featuring poets, authors, books on sale, a light supper,... Read more of this article

Launch Of  “See Saw Of Life” Poetry Book

Launch Of “See Saw Of Life” Poetry Book

Veteran educator, Bermuda College Fellow, and founder of the Adult Education School, E. Merle Brock Swan Williams will deliver a public launch of her new book of poetry, See Saw of Life, this Sunday, December 6, at the Bermuda College. The author will share live readings of select poems with additional poetry from the book performed by Robert Horton... Read more of this article