For Holly Smothers Grantham, Poetry and Tea Time with the boys is all about falling in love with words.
High school English teacher Joel Jacobson shares his experience teaching a new advanced creative writing class using Tania Runyan’s How to Write a Poem. (Features student poems.)
Tania Runyan uses a few familiar writing techniques to help students who are starting to write their college application essay.
This time, we’re going to take a look at how a young man made the most of my College Essay Yes-Yes’s in his own winning application.
Amidst all the data surrounding grades and test scores and class ranking, Tania Runyan assures us the college essay is a chance to just be yourself. Isn’t that a relief?
Introducing the How to Write a College Application Essay series, Tania Runyan assures us that poetry and personal statements aren’t too far off.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
Whether you included your writing goals in your 2016 resolutions, this collection of 10 great writing quotes might give you the inspiration you need to get started.
How can we read a poem aloud in a way that captures its essence? With these five tips, reading poetry aloud can be done with intentionality and confidence.
We’re on a mission to get How to Write a Poem (and How to Read a Poem) into classrooms in every state. Join the challenge!
We’ve extended a poetry dare. And the subject is not quite willing. What will happen to Ed over the next 30 days?
We dare you to give “How to Read a Poem” to an English teacher. Here are our Top 10 reasons, plus a giveaway.
Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining in our first ever large group Poetry Dare. Read a poem a day with us, with the daily offerings from Every Day Poems or a choose a poet to read for the month.
For the reader new to poetry, Runyan’s guide will open your senses to the combined craft and magic known as “poems”. For the well versed, if you will, the book might make you fall in love again.
Would you like to get featured in some of our upcoming How to Read a Poem Top 10s? Tweet your ideas, your poems, or your pictures to @tspoetry.
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom with Tania Runyan. Today’s poem will leave you wanting red.
We invite you to respond to the poems we’ll share here—their forms, images, sounds, meanings, surprises. Up today? A sestina.
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom, with poet Tania Runyan. Up today, the innocence and wisdom of the goldfish pond.