Posted on 09/18/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry came out today. Among the ten honorees is a political strategist:...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry

Posted on 09/07/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Headed to a party this weekend? Here’s a fun fact for you to break out when the conversation stalls: Waffle...

Tagged As: Just for fun, Poetry

Posted on 09/06/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Academy of American Poets handed out a number of awards yesterday, including one with a $100,000 prize. Rita Dove,...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry

Posted on 08/28/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The trailer for Apple TV’s upcoming show about poet Emily Dickinson was released earlier this week. Called simply Dickinson, it...

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Posted on 08/19/2019 at 11:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A racial-discrimination complaint against a professor who quoted James Baldwin’s use of a racial slur has been dismissed. The Guardian...

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Posted on 07/27/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

T.S. Eliot’s literary heirs are quite a bit happier about the poet’s big-screen appearance than J.R.R. Tolkien’s. Clare Reihill, who...

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Posted on 07/24/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are so many amazing puns in this story about the New Hampshire poet laureate controversy. The headline? “Verse averse.”...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Politics, Scandal

Posted on 07/17/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Time to reset your brain, whether you’re hard at work, waiting to clock in still, or blissfully retired. Literary Hub...

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Tagged As: Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 07/02/2019 at 10:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve got two stories on the border drama that tie into poetry and prose today. In poetry: The American Civil...

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Posted on 06/19/2019 at 10:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order for Joy Harjo, who was just announced as the next U.S. poet laureate! Harjo will become...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Poetry