Megan Willome’s reading of Rita Dove’s Thomas and Beulah is a reminder that sometimes the moments that change us most aren’t the ones that make the news.
Megan Willome ends her 4-part series about creating The Joy of Poetry with a simple admonition for writers: be open to what your book needs.
As Megan Willome approaches the task of rewriting The Joy of Poetry, she finds a different rhythm to her work.
In Megan Willome’s second installment about writing The Joy of Poetry, she wrestles with the problem of not one, but two elephants in the room.
When people ask Megan Willome why she wrote The Joy of Poetry, they are usually shocked when she tells them: “I was asked to.”
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
Megan Willome learns to love art while visiting her town’s art galleries and studios on a bicycle tour.
Not sure how to buy art? Start with the wildebeest, if you must. And memories, and love.
In the latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Megan D. Willome shares her Christmas tradition of eating enchiladas and drinking Topo Chico mineral water.
Will Oldham’s June 1, 2012 column in Poetry magazine from the Poetry Foundation has sparked a lot of controversy. It’s actually pretty poetic.
When we dared poetry-avoidant Nancy Franson to read a poem a day, we arranged for her to have a Poetry Buddy to read along and ask questions. Today Megan Willome shares her side of the Poetry Dare.
Megan Willome talks about writing fiction and about wheat berries, how after you grind them to smithereens, you can make the most amazing whole wheat bread.
Megan Willome reflects on the sinking of The Titanic, and how not to write about tragedy.
Tea goes with writing, writing starts with poetry. It’s a like a triangle with tea at the top, the left corner as poetry, and the right corner as my regular writing. Megan Willome, on tea and poetry,
After my mom died, I thought I’d never write another poem. Enter Susan Wooldridge’s book Poemcrazy.