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  • Ken Jones reading in 2014
    Ken Jones featured at Nokturne First Monday Reading Series on August 4
    On Monday, August 4, Ken Jones will be the featured guest for the Nokturne First Monday Reading Series at 17062 Saturn Lane in Webster at 8:30 p.m.Ken earned an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Texas at Austin. He is...
  • I WISH
    I WISH
    The Lemonade Ladies, a support group for women over forty, recently had a poetry night. It was led by Poet Dan Frisby. As the ladies read their original poems, there were tears, and hugs. Each poem moved every person in the room. When each woman...
  • 'Adult World'
    DVD review: 'Adult World'
    Let's explore 'Adult World', a tiny, independent film with some big names.Amy (Emma Roberts) has just graduated from college and hopes to embark on her poetry career. She lives at home with her parents in upstate New York and spends...
  • Ruby Dee
    The beautiful Ruby Dee dies at 91
    Legendary, award-winning actress, Ruby Dee has died. Dee, also notably known as a poet and activist, died peacefully in her New Rochelle, NY home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She was 91.Ruby Dee leaves an astounding lifetime of achievement...
  • Ruby Dee
    Award winning actress Ruby Dee dead at 91
    Ruby Dee passed away wednesday from natural causes, she was 91 years old. Best known for her roles in the films "A Raisin in the Sun", "American Gangster", "Jungle Fever" and "Do the Right Thing". She was...
  • Dr. Maya Angelou remembered at private Memorial at Wake Forest University
    Dr. Maya Angelou remembered at private Memorial at Wake Forest University
    According to BCNN1, Dr. Maya Angelou's family arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University's Wait Chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. and due to limited seating capacity, the family decided to have a closed service for family...
  • David Cowen
    David E Cowen featured at Nokturne First Monday Reading Series on June 2
    On Monday, June 2, David E Cowen will be the featured guest for the Nokturne First Monday Reading Series at 8:30 p.m.Cowen, a trial attorney by trade who practices law in Galveston, Texas, is also the author of the poetry collection “Sixth...
  • Late author Mayo Angelou will transcend time
    Late author Mayo Angelou will transcend time
    Legendary author Maya Angelou died from heart failure in her home in Winston Salem, NC on May 28, 2014 at age 86.The multi-talented Angelou was a calypso singer, dancer, actress, director, screenwriter, playwright, poet, and author.The brilliantly...
  • “Phenomenal Woman”
    “Phenomenal Woman” Dr. Maya Angelou April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014
    Dr. Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis Missouri; April 4, 1928 by the name of Marquerite Ann Johnson. This phenomenal woman was a Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress...
  • Maya Angelou: Lyrical genius and evocateur was also a movie actress
    Maya Angelou: Lyrical genius and evocateur was also a movie actress
    TMZ is reporting today that Maya Angelou is dead. The celebrated activist and poet passed away in her North Carolina home at 8:00 a.m., sources day. Her family members were with her at the time of her death. Maya Angelou was 86. Days earlier it...
  • Quotes of Maya Angelou
    Quotes of Maya Angelou
    "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain."“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never...
  • Maya Angelou passes away at 86
    Celebrities react to the death of renowned poet Maya Angelou on social media
    The world has been stricken with sad news this morning, as it has been announced that famed poet and author, Maya Angelou, has passed away at the age of 86, which was officially confirmed by her literary agent Helen Brann. Angelou, who had penned...
  • Interesting things about Maya Angelou
    Interesting things people don't know about Maya Angelou including her real name
    Maya Angelou died at the age of 86 on Wednesday. Most people knew her as an author and poet, but there are lots of things they didn't know about her. First of all, her real name was not Maya Angelou. Her birth name wasMarguerite Ann Johnson....
  • Maya Angelou, 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' poet and author, dies at 86
    Maya Angelou, 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' poet and author, dies at 86
    According to AP, Poet and Author, Dr. Maya Angelou (MY'-ah ANJ'-eh-loh), has died at 86 of an undisclosed illness on Wednesday at her home in North Carolina. Maya Angelou was an African American shero who inspired all people. She rose from...
  • Maya Angelou dead at 86
    Maya Angelou, author and poet, dies at age 86
    According to CNNon Wednesday, award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died at the age 86. She was found unresponsive inside her Winston-Salem, North Carolina home by her caregiver, as reported by her...