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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

Poem Inspired By Google Street View’s Bermuda

Poem Inspired By Google Street View’s Bermuda

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has responded to news that Google Street View has added its Bermuda Highlights, writing a poem in commemoration of the event that provides a fun and colourful tone. Another uniquely Bermudian offering from the poet, called ‘Lionfish,’ was recently featured on overseas blog. The full Google Street View poem... Read more of this article

Lionfish Poem Contains ‘Precise & Vivid Imagery’

Lionfish Poem Contains ‘Precise & Vivid Imagery’

A poem called ‘Lionfish’ by Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has been featured on overseas blog ‘Three Worlds One Vision,’ with the piece saying that the lionfish “turns up everywhere just like a bad penny.” The poem’s reviewer says, “After hearing about the lionfish some years ago, I never gave it much... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Wins US Poetry Contest

Bermudian Student Wins US Poetry Contest

A Bermudian high school student currently living in the United States is continuing where her success in poetry with Chewstick left off, recently winning a poetry contest hosted by the Eugenia Price-Joyce Blackburn Foundation for her piece on the subject of ‘freedom.’ Hannah Smith [pictured left], was one of four young people honoured for... Read more of this article

Video: Local Young Poets Tackle Difficult Issues

Video: Local Young Poets Tackle Difficult Issues

A group of young Bermudians poets have come together with the company NeoAPEX in order to create a video that features a spoken word piece being used to convey a message about the issue of street violence, with “more videos that will touch hard hitting topics” promised for the future. The video features poets Raushan Darrell and India Muhammad,... Read more of this article

Poet To Offer Book Reading At National Library

Poet To Offer Book Reading At National Library

Award-winning poet Melodye Micëre Van Putten released her latest work, titled ‘Rightings Arousing Conscious Empowerment – RACE: Poetry in the BLACK’ this week, and will be reading from that book on Thursday, May 14 from 6.00pm through 8.00pm at the Bermuda National Library, with the discussion of the various poems promising to be... Read more of this article

Bermudian Author Publishes Poetry Collection

Bermudian Author Publishes Poetry Collection

Author Nancy Anne Miller has just released a new book entitled Immigrant’s Autumn: Poems of Exile, a work that takes a look at Bermuda, her native home, from the detached point of view of someone living away – specifically, Connecticut, United States. According to the author’s official biography, “Nancy Anne Miller is a Bermudian... Read more of this article

More Sacred Thoughts: Standing In The Light

More Sacred Thoughts: Standing In The Light

Melodye Micëre Van Putten, has released her fifth collection of poetry entitled, More Sacred Thoughts: Standing in The Light. Published by Kephra Publication this collection of poetic offerings explores jife as a vehicle for goodness found in nature, expressions of love, purpose, identity and gratitude. An international education consultant, Van Putten... Read more of this article