Articles tagged with: poetry
Fatima Bhutto, born 29 May 1982, is a Pakistani poet and writer. She is granddaughter of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the niece of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and daughter of Murtaza Bhutto.
She came to fame after the appearance of her first book, a collection of poems, titled Whispers of the Desert. She received notable coverage for her second book, 8:50 a.m. 8 October 2005.
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.
She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression...
Adrienne Cecile Rich is an American poet, essayist and feminist. She has been called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century."
Adrienne Rich was born in Baltimore, Maryland on May 16, 1929, the older of two sisters. Her father, the renowned pathologist Arnold Rice Rich, was a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical School and her mother, Helen Jones Rich, was a concert pianist until she married.
Poet and essayist Molly Fisk lives in the Yuba River watershed of California's Sierra Nevada foothills, where she teaches poets, cancer patients, and women of all ages how to be more deeply themselves through writing.
She's the author of the poetry collections The More Difficult Beauty and Listening to Winter, and the radio commentary CDs Blow-Drying a Chicken and Using Your Turn Signal Promotes World Peace, and runs the popular on-line workshop Poetry Boot Camp.
Widely published and anthologized, Fisk has won a National Endowment for the Arts grant and been nominated for Poet Laureate of California. "The More Difficult Beauty returns emotion to the American poem with its supple lines. . ."