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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

Nancy Anne Miller Reads Poem “Pearl”

Nancy Anne Miller Reads Poem “Pearl”

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller recently read her poem Pearl from her chapbook Conch, which the Bermuda Arts Council funded in 2002; this is her second reading as part of Angles of Light: Readings of Caribbean Poetry. Ms. Miller said, “I read my poem Pearl from my chapbook Conch which the Bermuda Arts Council funded in 2002. The poem is named after... Read more of this article

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