“Les Fauves,” the newest collection of poetry by Barbara Crooker, is inspired by the paintings of the Fauvism movement, especially those of Henri Matisse.
The paintings of artist Donald Wilkinson evoke the landscape and poetry of William Wordsworth, so much so that landscape and poetry become one.
Two books on William Blake, “Eternity’s Sunrise” by Leo Damrosch and “Blake: A Biography” by Peter Ackroyd, provide an in-depth look at the artist and poet.
A close look at the poet and artist William Blake provides some surprising facts about a man largely unknown in his own lifetime.
Sandra Heska King tours the Science & Culture Museum at Michigan State U, discovering culture through teapots, quilts, hats and illegal hatpins.
Megan Willome learns to love art while visiting her town’s art galleries and studios on a bicycle tour.
Did Allen Ginsberg howl or throw the first pitch. Push yourself or forgive yourself? Cognitive bias or creativity boost? It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
How awe makes us more generous, how rhythm can help dyslexic kids read, and how reading Ginsberg might get you fired. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Former teen poet becomes President. Poetry is dead, again? Elastic ekphrastics and the challenges of diversity in publishing. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Writing conferences pert’near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can’t see unless it’s raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
“Female Figure (Possibly Venus)” by Brian Felsen is a collection of twenty-two poems that explores love, relationships and the artistic imagination.
Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.
Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum.
Take a literary tour of Lincoln’s Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.
Go back to the Neuberger Museum of Art at New York’s Purchase College with former museum staffer, Victoria Addesso in our latest Literary Tour.
Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda’s new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It’s the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Tweetspeak Literary Tours take us many places. This time we visit Rex Hausmann’s Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center on the grounds of Laity Lodge retreat center.