This Is Your Brain on Metaphors
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Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and "one of the twentieth century's major poets." Born in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States, he moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 (at age 25) and was naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39.
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Hampton Roads Writers Hampton Roads Writers--your connection to reader/writer events, including open mics and an annual writers' conference in Virginia BeachHampton Roads Writers--your one stop place to find a critique group, writing workshop, writing coach, or editorHampton Roads Writers--your connection to resources needed to build a solid publishing platform Let us help you network yourself into print. Congratulations to the winners of the 3 FREE writing contests that were part of HRW's Fifth Annual Writers' Conference. 2013 Nonfiction Prize: 1st Place - Sharon Poch 2nd Place - Susie Pedigo 3rd Place - Mae Lynn Walker Hon. Mention - Jim Healy
Hampton Roads Writers -- Eric Webb Eric M. R. Webb spent four years in the United States Marine Corps, and about half of his poetry addresses that time spent on active duty, while the other half addresses a wide variety of subjects, from the love of live jazz to the frazzled leaf that rolled by him on a sidewalk one fall. Eric is currently a full-time student at Virginia Wesleyan College, where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in English with an expected graduation of May, 2010.
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Amiri Baraka1934-2014 The Academy was sad to hear the news that Amiri Baraka died on Thursday, January 9. He was seventy-nine years old. Read More > Carolyn Forché's Blaney Lecture Watch 2013 Academy Fellowship recipient Carolyn Forché talk about her experiences around the world as a poet and human rights activist in this year's Blaney lecture, "Not Persuasion, But Transport: The Poetry of Witness" presented at the seventh annual Poets Forum this past October in New York City.