Posted on 02/27/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tuesday marked the 200th anniversary of the death of poet John Keats. Although the COVID-19 pandemic certainly changed how the...

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Posted on 02/23/2021 at 02:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti died Monday, just a month shy of his 102nd birthday. His son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti confirmed his...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Poetry

Posted on 02/15/2021 at 02:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Right now, it seems like if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t keeping you at home and away from other folks, the...

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Posted on 02/07/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We suspect that most people watching the Apple TV+ show Dickinson aren’t there for the historical accuracy. Still, we can...

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Tagged As: Poetry, TV adaptation

Posted on 02/05/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who knew poems were so dangerous? Before Poetry magazine had raised hackles with its incarceration-themed issues, an Indiana man’s creative...

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Posted on 02/05/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Poetry Foundation is in the public eye for not-so-good reasons once again. Last year, the president and board chair...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Scandal, The Guardian

Posted on 02/04/2021 at 10:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The newest issue of TIME magazine focuses on Black art, and wordsmiths are front and center of it — literally....

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Tagged As: Diversity, Poetry

Posted on 02/01/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re not sure what the record is for least timely exoneration. But even if a new effort to clear Dante...

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Posted on 01/27/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet Amanda Gorman is set to step onto another national stage: that of the Super Bowl. Gorman, who wrote and...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Pop culture

Posted on 01/26/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been a big week for literature over in England, with both the T.S. Eliot Prize and Costa Book of...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry, The Guardian