Chicken paprikash is a traditional Hungarian, Bulgarian, Czechoslovakian, and Romanian dish. It’s the perfect dish to cozy up to Dracula with!
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A crazy little viral Dracula Book Club is taking place via inboxes everywhere. Join and experience the classic in community, with hilarity!
Illustrator Hasani Browne grew up on an island before moving to Brooklyn (on Long Island). Both places inspire her art in their own ways!
Brianna is an enchanting science fiction story that re-imagines the classic Sleeping Beauty tale. Come try your hand at re-imagining a fairy tale in poetry!
A shiver-worthy story about a woman who trusts her heart to Society’s solution. The perfect beginning for an erasure poetry prompt!
Victor Hugo (1942 – 1993) was a Venezuelan-born American artist, window dresser, and partner of Halston. He met the designer when Halston hired him through a Call-boy service, and the two began an on-again, off-again relationship that would span 12 years. Vanity Fair cites the 1019 Halston documentary, where filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng speaks to Joe […]
The Midnight Ball feels like stepping inside a fairy tale. There’s something about pen-and-ink drawings that are an invitation.
Quantum physics, fairy tales, climate change thrillers, & original tales from her own imagination: it’s Sara Barkat’s ‘The Shivering Ground’!
When a child loses someone, a story can be a helpful way to discuss grief. Jodi Meltzer’s “Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are” is one such story.
A new children’s book ‘The Midnight Ball,’ by Sara Barkat, combines a delightful story and illustrations with poetic device and telling time. Can you find the double meanings?
Little Song takes readers on a time-telling adventure from noon to midnight. An antique timepiece on each page shows the changing hours and minutes. Children learn analog, digital, and text versions of time from noon to midnight.
An eclectic science fiction short story collection with an eco-fiction emphasis. The Shivering Ground & Other Stories brims with striking images and language.
Author Tania Runyan played with the prompts in ‘How to Write a Form Poem’ and wrote a triolet, rondel & rondelet in 1 day. Difficult, but fun!
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
An inspiring poetry handbook Are you looking for a poetry handbook—one that will spark your imagination and guide you in the pleasures of writing poetry with heart and soul? Explore this inspiring “workshop in a book.” No matter your level, you can make poems that express more deeply and impact more richly. Poems to keep. […]
full list of every character in The Yellow Wallpaper & who they are — narrator, John, Jennie, Jane, Mary, baby, brother, mother, cousins & Weir Mitchell! go here if you just want a summary of The Yellow Wallpaper Unnamed Protagonist & Narrator: Our unnamed protagonist is the narrator of the story “The Yellow Wall-Paper,” a […]
< Return to Charlotte Perkins Gilman Poems A Common Inference A night: mysterious, tender, quiet, deep; Heavy with flowers; full of life asleep; Thrilling with insect voices; thick with stars; No cloud between the dewdrops and red Mars; The small earth whirling softly on her way, The moonbeams and the waterfalls at play; A million […]
Summary of the Yellow Wallpaper In The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a woman is persuaded by her husband, John, to take the rest cure from an ambiguous nervous breakdown (possibly linked to post-partum depression). The house they go to is old, broken-down, and, our unnamed narrator and main character thinks, quite possibly haunted—at […]
The following essay is written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who wrote The Yellow Wall-Paper. It was first published in The Forerunner in October 1913. Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper? Many and many a reader has asked that. When the story first came out, in the New England Magazine about 1891, a […]
To the “creative gift journal” genre comes a witty, wise, and wonderful illustrated journal based on The Yellow Wall-Paper: A Graphic Novel. Funny, surprising, thoughtful, mischievous (and sometimes melodramatic) prompts throughout.