Posted on 09/26/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet T.S. Eliot was born on this day in 1888. He’s known for many literary feats, including “The Waste Land”...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Pop culture

Posted on 09/19/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet Amanda Gorman has been invited to perform an original poem for a major event, once again. This time, it...

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Posted on 09/15/2022 at 11:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry came out today. Out of 260 submissions, these ten remain under...

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Tagged As: Awards, Book lists, Poetry

Posted on 08/19/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1936, the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca was fatally shot. And to mark the...

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Tagged As: History, Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 07/14/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What does one do upon retiring as US poet laureate? Write (another) children's book. Joy Harjo will publish Remember, a...

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Posted on 07/12/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to Ada Limón, who was announced today as the next poet laureate for the United States! Limón has published...

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Posted on 07/08/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The daughter of poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath is sending more of her family's collection to auction. This time,...

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Posted on 06/29/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are many ways we think about Marilyn Monroe. Actress. Singer. Sex symbol. But she was also a poet. In...

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Posted on 06/27/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This past weekend — Saturday, June 25, to be exact — marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of the release of Anne...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry, The Guardian

Posted on 06/20/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub and CrimeReads are blasting us to the past today. Katie Yee suggested novels to read based on your...

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