Posted on 07/02/2020 at 12:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Illinois has its first ever honorary poet laureate: the late John Prine. The singer died April 7 of complications from...

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Posted on 06/11/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Critics of the Poetry Foundation’s response to George Floyd’s killing and its aftermath have received one of their wishes. Foundation...

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Tagged As: Diversity, Poetry

Posted on 06/10/2020 at 08:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Seems safe to say that most of us could use a pick-me-up, no matter how your morning has been going....

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Posted on 06/08/2020 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Poetry Foundation is under fire for its response to the ongoing racial justice protests. Hundreds of poets, including past...

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Tagged As: Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 06/06/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need a break from reading but want to keep your entertainment literary? We have a few suggestions. Poetry In America...

Posted on 06/04/2020 at 07:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of our lockdown pastimes (and one that we share with many folks, we’re sure) is wondering what the world...

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Posted on 05/28/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Academy of American Poets has revealed the twenty-three recipients of its Poets Laureate Fellowships. Each recipient gets a $50,000...

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Posted on 05/07/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A key figure in the Beat poetry movement has passed away. Michael McClure, one of the poets who took place...

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Posted on 04/30/2020 at 03:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joy Harjo will continue as poet laureate of the United States, the Library of Congress announced today. Harjo will work...

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Posted on 04/28/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

April 28 holds quite a bit of significance for literary folks. Harper Lee and Terry Pratchett were both born on...

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