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Posts Tagged ‘Philip Levine’

Philip Levine,Tracy K. Smith & Slavoj Zizek Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

Tonight (April 23), poet laureate Philip Levine and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith will read at Housing Works Bookstore at 7 pm, part of Alfred A. Knopf and Tumblr’s Poem-a-Day celebration. (New York, NY)

Join Write On! Online’s Debra Eckerling, mediabistro.com’s Jason Boog, and Capital Group Companies Global’s Michelle Thatcher for a cocktail party at Whiskey Blue on Tuesday, April 24th starting at 7 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)

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Publishing Your Illustrations and Cartoons

Publishing Your Illustrations and CartoonsStarting December 2, learn how to prepare and submit illustrations for publication! In this course, you'll learn how to pitch your ideas to new publications, approach book publishers with your illustrations, put together a picture book dummy, and start your own illustrated blog. Register now!

Detroit Is Disassembled In Photography Book

The Queens Museum of Art in NYC is running an art exhibit of photographs from the book Detroit Disassembled through January 15th.

The exhibit, which is in its final week, is based on the photography book in which photographer Andrew Moore and Poet Laureate Philip Levine document the wasteland of what was once one of America’s most prosperous cities.

The book, published by the Damiani/Akron Art Museum, highlights the decay of what was once prominent architecture through recent photos. For example, Henry Ford’s office at the Model T plant is photographed with a carpet of moss growing on the floor. Another page shows the classrooms of the former location of Cass Technical High School — a prominent magnet school — vandalized and forgotten.

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