19 Jul, 2024

Poetry Writing Course For Teens: A Free Online Course from the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program

Are you a teen and interested in writing poetry? Or do you know anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 who enjoys writing poetry? Then you want to read about the new University of Iowa MOOC for teens. Starting on 30th March , teen writers, parents and teachers can participate in the newest MOOC […]

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Great Online Reads: Works by Chimamanda Adichie and Yasmin Nair

Chimamanda Adichie’s short story Olikoye, was originally published in The Art of Saving a Life. It is a collection of stories about the effect of vaccines, and how they continue to change the course of history. The collection was commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Here’s an excerpt: “It was 1985. My father […]

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GREAT ONLINE READS FOR THE WEEKEND

GREAT ONLINE READS FOR THE WEEK 1) So I discovered Jaquira Diaz from my Kenyon Review newsletter. A new KR fellow, who had won a Pushcart Prize etc etc. And I thought, I must read something by this woman. Her resume is so impressive. I dug up Reflections In Traffic published by TriQuarterly Lit Journal, […]

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