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 dis...

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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? “Ver...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Politics, Scandal

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. Tolki...

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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...

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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 Libe...

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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 the...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Poetry

Posted on 06/11/2019 at 11:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A century and a half ago, a document that seemed to accuse Canterbury Tales author Geoffrey Chaucer of rape emerged. Now...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry, The Guardian

Posted on 06/06/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One might well expect poetry to be written about D-Day, and it has. You can read “Normandy” by Cyril Crain &...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry

Posted on 06/05/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans who live in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Louisiana have a chance to see big-name authors...

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Tagged As: Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 06/03/2019 at 11:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay has won this year’s PEN Pinter prize, established in the memory of playwright and...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry, The Guardian