Westminster senior wins Best and Brightest award

...runners-up received $200 checks.The other senior nominees also had far-reaching talents and accomplishments, including poets, master class musicians, missionaries, expert "Rubik's Cubers" and instrument builders.Retired education consultant...

Why journalists make bad sailors

...current complete my voyage downtown.I never sailed again.I have, however, considered the words of Bri tain's great sea poet John Mase field, who once wrote of such boats:"They mark our passage as a race of men ?Earth will not see such ships as...

Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...Conference on the Harlem Renaissance. Hosted annually at Paine, this year's conference invited keynote speaker Sonia Sanchez, a poet, professor and national and international lecturer. This year's theme was "Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Interdisciplinary...

Road deal was inevitable

...route from Walton Way to Washington Road would make a ridiculous dogleg to the left. Par for the course, and citizens be hanged!As Bob Dylan, the folk-poet of a generation, said many years ago: "Money doesn't talk ? it swears."

By the Book: Frances Mayes to visit Columbia County Library

...April 30 at 6 p.m. Laurel Blossom, Linda Lee Harper, Ed Wilson and several other notable local poets will share their work. Each poet will also give his or her favorite poem to a person attending. Perhaps one of the poems will be Spring...

Book briefs

Poet Melissa Tuckey will give a public reading at the Aiken Center for the Arts from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26.Tuckey's...

Family of murder victim still seeks answers after more than a decade

...Since Pestana-Mason's death, a scholarship has been awarded every year in her name to a promising poet. Pestana-Mason was a published poet who received the Marjorie Lees Lynn Ward for Poetry and the Joan Johnson Prize for Poetry. She taught...

The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

...workshops and readings to the GRU hill campus. Phil Klay, 2014 National Book Award winner; Aja Monet, award-winning performance poet and singer-songwriter; and Wiley Cash, New York Times best-selling author, will be the featured presenters and most events...

Riverwalk to serve as backdrop for poets

...Jessye Norman Amphitheater, poets will gather to celebrate their...Saturday, was organized by Evans poet Reesee Willis. The event resulted...more receptive." Eighteen poets from Augusta and as far afield...excited about the participating poets, although she was forced to...

Poets and would-be poets have many reasons to rhyme

...previous story looked at fiction writers. Next Sunday we'll explore getting work published. Augusta is full of poetry - and of poets who find that music of the mundane and bring it to life in the rhythm of their words. Jerrica Leavy writes of the daily pressures...

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