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February 07, 2015
January 21, 2015
There are over 6000 languages in the whole world. We lose one every two weeks. Hundreds will be lost within the next generation.
January 18, 2015
U S Poets Laureate Charles Simic and Charles Wright, actor Mary Louise Parker, painter William H Bailey, composer and pianist
January 10, 2015
Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming, whose newest book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, discusses writing in the era of climate change – how we must jo
December 13, 2014
How can different forms frame your life in different ways? How do poetry and memoir tell different kinds of truths?
December 12, 2014
December 06, 2014
Celebrated journalist, poet, and New York Times bestselling author Eliza Griswold, whose most recent book is the poetry and photography compilation I Am the Beggar of
November 22, 2014
For many people, childhood is the time we are most saturated with poetry, and young adulthood is when we are first compelled to write it.
November 20, 2014
Is there such a thing as a poet’s novel, a text which uniquely traverses boundaries between genres? Why do poets turn to novels?