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Video: Carys Caisey’s ‘A Prayer For Our Nation’

Video: Carys Caisey’s ‘A Prayer For Our Nation’

Carys Caisey has written a prayer poem entitled ‘A Prayer For Our Nation,’ with an associated video uploaded to the YouTube channel of St. Mark’s Church. The poem says, “Our island home is burdened, Lord. With grief more than we can afford. Each day we hear of many more who’ve suffered so, now at your door. “We... Read more of this article

Andra Simons Releases “Turtlemen” Book

Andra Simons Releases “Turtlemen” Book

Bermudian Andra Simons has released Turtlemen, “a book of prose, poem and play arising from generations of a people who were isolated on the mid-Atlantic island of Bermuda, a people torn from their continent and severed from their ancestral stories.” The Copy Press website said, “Turtlemen… a myth born from the loss of myth. A book... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival To Feature Yesha Townsend

Bermuda Festival To Feature Yesha Townsend

The Bermuda Festival is set to feature Yesha Townsend’s “8 Minute Delay” on the virtual stage tomorrow [Sept 11]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Festival is excited to feature Yesha Townsend’s 8 Minute Delay next on the virtual stage this Saturday, September 11th, at 8pm. “Ms. Townsend was most recently recognized for... Read more of this article

Miller’s Poems Published In Sargasso Journal

Miller’s Poems Published In Sargasso Journal

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has three poems in the latest edition of Sargasso Journal, which is published by the University of Puerto Rico. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller’s poems have been included in the latest edition of Sargasso Journal which is published by the University of Puerto Rico. “Sargasso Journal... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller’s Poetry Collection Published

Nancy Anne Miller’s Poetry Collection Published

Nancy Anne Miller’s ninth poetry collection, titled Latitude, Longitude, has been published by Kelsay Books. A spokesperson said, “Nancy Anne Miller’s ninth poetry collection, Latitude, Longitude, has been published by Kelsay Books. The following comments have been made about the collection by noted Caribbean writers: “The currents... Read more of this article

Miller’s Hurricane Humberto Poem Published

Miller’s Hurricane Humberto Poem Published

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller will have two of her poems published in adda, a London based magazine that publishes Commonwealth writers. The statement about the intention of the journal says, “adda is run by Commonwealth Writers, the Cultural Programme of the Commonwealth Foundation. We publish writing by Commonwealth citizens in a range of... Read more of this article

Bermuda Poet Miller Publishes New Collection

Bermuda Poet Miller Publishes New Collection

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has recently published the eighth collection of her verse, Tide Tables. American/French poet George Hobson says the poems collected in her new book represent, in part, an “impassioned quest to express her several cultural allegiances, to Bermuda, England, and America.” In an advance review of Tide Tables... Read more of this article

US Poetry Slam Champion Johnson Visits Island

US Poetry Slam Champion Johnson Visits Island

Three-time national US poetry slam champion Javon Johnson is to spoken word verse what Rupi Kaur, Ocean Vuong and Kei Miller are to the contemporary written variety: an innovator and a game-changer. The Bermuda College Literary Society [BCLS] is hosting a visit to the island by the widely acclaimed spoken word artist and assistant professor at the University... Read more of this article

Bermudian Writers Featured At Reading Event

Bermudian Writers Featured At Reading Event

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will host the Writer’s In Residence event at the Bermuda National Gallery tomorrow [Sept 11] evening. Tomorrow’s featured writer is Bermudian Dr. Paul Maddern. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Maddern has won two Bermuda Government Literary Awards, for The Beachcomber’s Report [Templar, 2010] and... Read more of this article

Poet Paul Maddern To Hold Public Reading

Poet Paul Maddern To Hold Public Reading

Prize-winning Bermudian poet Paul Maddern will be reading from his work at the National Gallery next month. Now living in Ireland, Mr. Maddern was the recipient of the Bermuda Government Literary Awards in 2010 and 2017 for his collections The Beachcomber’s Report and Pilgrimage. His latest poetry collection, The Tipping Line, was published last... Read more of this article

National Geographic Spotlights Walsingham

National Geographic Spotlights Walsingham

Bermuda’s Walsingham Nature Reserve is better known as Tom Moore’s Jungle after the poet who found inspiration there. Recently the Bermuda wilderness was included alongside the real woodland settings which such famous fictional forests as Winnie The Pooh’s Hundred Acre Woods and Harry Potter’s Forbidden Forest were based on in... Read more of this article

‘Loud Souls 2′ To Be Held This Weekend

‘Loud Souls 2′ To Be Held This Weekend

Noire Youth Theatre Company will be hosting ‘Loud Souls 2′ – a Youth Speak event featuring original monologues and poetry with music – on Friday, May 31 at 8.00pm and Saturday, June 1 at 6.00pm at the Black Box Theatre housed in the Ruth Seaton James Center for the Performing Arts at CedarBridge Academy. A spokesperson said, “Noire... Read more of this article

Noire Youth Theatre To Host ‘Loud Souls 2′

Noire Youth Theatre To Host ‘Loud Souls 2′

Noire Youth Theatre Company will be hosting Loud Souls 2 – a Youth Speak Event featuring original monologues and poetry with music – on Friday, May 31st at 8.00pm and Saturday, June 1st at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “On Friday May 31st and Saturday June 1st at 6 and 8 pm, Noire Youth Theatre Company, Registered Charity # 1002, will... Read more of this article