Posted on 08/10/2018 at 08:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It turns out we’ve been wrong about Langston Hughes’s birthday all these years. Poet Eric McHenry told The N...

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Posted on 08/06/2018 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was born on this day in 1809 (which would make him 209 today, in case you were wondering). The lo...

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Posted on 07/10/2018 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian is all about the classics today — but this latest article is about something far older than Winnie th...

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Posted on 07/02/2018 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR has reshared a 2012 interview with poet laureate Donald Hall, who died June 23. Hall’s work also included dram...

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Posted on 06/28/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

World Cup fever has struck even the literary world. Interesting Literature shared five classic poems about soccer (or fo...

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Posted on 06/25/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The daughter of Donald Hall confirms that the two-time poet laureate passed away Saturday. Hall, who was eighty-nine, ha...

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Posted on 06/22/2018 at 11:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need something to amuse you quickly while the boss isn't looking? Search #makepoetryboring on Twitter! Some of our f...

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Posted on 06/21/2018 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Interesting Literature has rounded up ten essential poems to enjoy with a cool beverage and a lounge chair, to open summ...

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Posted on 06/07/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Three editors at The Boston Review will resign over the magazine’s continued association with Junot Diaz, accordin...

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Posted on 06/07/2018 at 09:02 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of the last surviving members of the Beat generation, hasn’t put his pen down. The...

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