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BSOA To Hold Poetry Workshop On Feb 17th

BSOA To Hold Poetry Workshop On Feb 17th

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] is offering a poetry workshop for anyone interested in poetry and writing poetry on Saturday, February 17th from 1pm to 3pm in the gallery, which is located on the top floor of City Hall. A spokesperson said, “This poetry workshop allows participants to engage with the artwork within the current exhibition at... Read more of this article

Bermudian Poets Collaborate In New Collection

Bermudian Poets Collaborate In New Collection

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian poets Elijah Bean and Rhys Campbell have collaborated to create a collection of work that views the “world through a spiritual lens.” Lumin: A Poetic Collaboration, published on December 1 and features 87 poems, was borne out of weekly meetings at sunrise in Astwood Park in Warwick, where the pair penned their... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller Releases ‘Queen Palm’ Book

Nancy Anne Miller Releases ‘Queen Palm’ Book

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released Queen Palm: A Bermuda Christmas, which explores “the combination of African/English iconography as presented in Bermudian customs, the American, sometimes garish modes of celebration, Advent symbols and the poet’s process, as well as a final section of Biblically-based poems.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Miller’s Poems Published In The Punch Magazine

Miller’s Poems Published In The Punch Magazine

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has had six poems published in The Punch Magazine – an international digital magazine of arts, literature and culture based in India. Ms Miller has published ten collections of poetry, many of which are about Bermuda. The Punch article reads: “We feature six of [Ms Miller’s] poems here. While ‘Missing Hurricanes’... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller Releases ‘Pink Typewriter’

Nancy Anne Miller Releases ‘Pink Typewriter’

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released her tenth collection of poems, Pink Typewriter – a celebration and commentary of her homeland. Ms Miller, who lives in New England, has been published internationally in several journals, including the Edinburgh Review and The Caribbean Writer, and is a Bermuda Arts Council Grant recipient. Her latest... Read more of this article

J. Bron Tadom Releases Pair Of Poetry Books

J. Bron Tadom Releases Pair Of Poetry Books

Bermudian poet J. Bron Tadom has released two poetry books, titled Cultural Vybz and Words in Poetry. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian poet J. Bron Tadom has written a pair of poetry books published by local company World Word Publishing. The first book, Cultural Vybz, is described as an “ode to growing up in Bermuda in the 1970s and 1980s.” “It... Read more of this article

Campbell: ‘Hope Is The Most Consistent Theme’

Campbell: ‘Hope Is The Most Consistent Theme’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian poet Rhys Campbell delved deep into his own struggles with mental health when creating his first collection of work. Animate [A Poetry Collection] features more than 40 poems written by Mr Campbell, who published his debut release, From the Pink Sands – a Bermuda-themed poetry booklet – last year. The 25-year-old... Read more of this article

Miller To Publish Two Poems In Acalabash

Miller To Publish Two Poems In Acalabash

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has been invited to publish two of her poems in the July edition of the Acalabash.com Caribbean poetry portfolio. A spokesperson said, “ The portfolio is curated monthly by the Saint Lucian poet John Robert Lee and is by invitation only. “John Robert Lee’s most recent publication is Pierrot [Peepal Tree Press,... Read more of this article

Author Lee-Ann Liles Releases New Book

Author Lee-Ann Liles Releases New Book

A newly published book titled The Hunger: A Guide to Nonfiction Writing by Lee-Ann Liles is now available at locations including Brown & Co., Bermuda Bookstore and the Bermuda College bookstore. The book’s cover says, “‘The Hunger’ is defined by the author as the drive to write, a desire to get thoughts and ideas on the page. If you have... Read more of this article

CSG To Host UNESCO World Poetry Day

CSG To Host UNESCO World Poetry Day

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] will be hosting its annual UNESCO World Poetry Day on Monday, March 21st. Town Manager and Secretary Candy-Lee Foggo said, “ The event will take place in King’s Square, beginning at 12 p.m. “World Poetry Day has been held annually on 21st March since 1999, when it was adopted by the United Nations, with... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller In Jamaica Sunday Observer

Nancy Anne Miller In Jamaica Sunday Observer

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller was recently interviewed by Jacqueline Bishop, a noted Jamaican artist and Peepal Tree press author, for Bookends, a weekend feature of Jamaica’s Sunday Observer. The article says, “Today, Bookends presents the second in this year’s series of conversations, rebranded #Onecaribbean from the original #Inconversation,... Read more of this article

“From The Pink Sands” Book Now Available

“From The Pink Sands” Book Now Available

A newly published book titled From The Pink Sands by Bermudian Rhys Campbell is now available. The book’s description says, “In traditional chapbook fashion, From The Pink Sands is a concise 11 poems. It is the debut poetry release by Bermudian Rhys Campbell. Rhys grew up in Cardiff, Wales – the place that molded him to be the person he... Read more of this article

Writers Invited To Submit Poetry For Biennial

Writers Invited To Submit Poetry For Biennial

Writers are invited to submit poetry in recognition of the 15th Bermuda Biennial, and the Department of Culture is partnering with the BNG to hold a series of workshops for writers to create new works for the Biennial. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture invites writers to celebrate the New Year by giving voice to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

‘This Is What We Call Home’ Book Available

‘This Is What We Call Home’ Book Available

A newly published book titled This is What We Call ‘Home’ by Lee-Ann Liles is now available. Ms Liles said, “This is the release of my third book, This is What We Call ‘Home’, which is a book of poetry that I wrote in high school and about 30 years on I am publishing it. I have been steadily writing and publishing since then, publishing poetry... Read more of this article

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