Monthly Archives: June 2021

City Books Announces Writers-in-Residence in Fall 2021 | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of Dade Lemanski and Kelsey Swintek Dade Lemanski (left) and Kelsey Swintek (right). Dade Lemanski is working on a book on “Polish folk magic, fathers (dying) and anti-blackness among white punks”. Kelsey Swintek is working on her first collection of essays. The two will be …

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Green light for autism diagnostic app raises questions and concerns | Spectrum

Screen time: An app-based system to aid in the diagnosis of autism may soon be available. Courtesy of Cognoa Listen to this story: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approves App Designed to Help Clinicians diagnose autism in children, labeling it Safe for Use. But it’s still unclear whether the …

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The app maps shady spots to guide Barcelona walkers on cooler routes | Environment

A new app promises to help the people of Barcelona find the most shady route between two places to avoid the extreme heat. Nice walks, a routing tool for pedestrians first developed at a data visualization contest, aims to show users a variety of walking routes to take for their …

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Literary Arts Tent is looking for authors, illustrators and poets in Norwich, NY

The Colorscape Board is busy planning the return of the Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, scheduled for the weekend after Labor Day, September 11-12. The festival attracts around 10,000 to 12,000 attendees each year and all the favorite things to do will be back for 2021. There will be multiple stages …

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Twelve beginnings in literary arts “In search of the earth”

In spring 2020, Gray-Kontar invited 20 young people from Cleveland connected to Twelve Literary Arts to share their poems at an open-mic Zoom conference. Wallace, who lived near Washington, DC at the time, listened to the call in an effort to select a range of poems depicting a myriad of …

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12 new books to discover in June | Literary arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge The chosen and the beautiful by Nghi Vo Posted on June 1 via TorHistorical / fantasy fiction, 272 pages* A Pride Month Reading * Large Gabsy fans, this one’s for you! Nghi Vo The chosen and the beautiful is a reimagining of the American classic, with Jordan …

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