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Rest in Peace, Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo September 24, 2013: The poet and storyteller passed away in Mexico City on Sunday: he was 90 years old. From the Guardian: Prolific Colombian writer and poet Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo has died in Mexico City. He was 90 years old. The cause of death could not immediately be confirmed, though Mexican media quoted his wife, Carmen Miracle, saying he died in [...] by

Guardian Poem of the Week: ‘Actaeon’ by George Szirtes July 25, 2013: Lovely! We didn't even know that the Guardian organizes a poem of the week every week. This week's selection is "Actaeon," a poem by George Szirtes. Here's the Guardian's write-up about the poem and the poem itself, too: From Victorian times at least, women writers have been retelling classical myths and folktales from a woman-centred or [...] by

Your epithalamium is showing November 20, 2010: Adam O'Riordan takes Guardian readers on a tour through epithalamia (no x-rays or invasive surgery required.) Though it sounds more like an obscure piece of anatomy you never knew existed until you embarrassingly managed to strain it while mowing the lawn, the epithalamium is "a handsome but disconcertingly formal word meaning simply a poem for a [...] by