With a new year on the horizon, Megan Willome is off for a fresh clean start and a little exploring. By sled, of course.
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Perspective: ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is a Medieval Novel
“Charlotte’s Web” a medieval novel? Join author Megan Willome as she gives a different perespective on the classic story.
Perspective: Found in Translation
Nothing is lost in translation in Maria Dahvana Headley’s contemporary rendering of “Beowulf” — backward, in high heels.
Perspective: The Poet Takes a Bike Ride
How does a poet gain perspective? Megan Willome takes a bike ride—in Canada. Share your August reads, fellow poets!
Perspective: Letters of Three
Parenting is hard—sure—but writing believable parents is hard too. Megan Willome writes letters to three sets of fictional parents.
Perspective: Character in the In-Between
Sometimes the best place to develop character is in an in between space—be it the multiverse or the bardo. Come rediscover President Lincoln.
Perspective: A Tale As Old As Time—’Tess of the D’urbervilles’
The tale of “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” is a tale as old as time. That’s why we still need its perspective.
Perspective: The Madness of Don Quixote
Madness is the coin that opens our hearts to story. Join us as we consider the madness and sanity of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
Perspective: ‘In the Company of Crows and Ravens’
Truth, beauty, and science co-exist in magical ways in Tony M. Marzluff’s “In the Company of Crows and Ravens.”
Perspective: When Authors Keep Secrets
It’s one thing when a narrator keeps secrets. It’s another when an author keeps them. Join us for “The Remains of the Day.”
Perspective: Agatha Christie’s ‘Death on the Nile’
Like a poet, Agatha Christie doesn’t waste a single detail. Join us as we read “Death on the Nile” through the theme of Perspective.
Reading Generously: Perspective Glass
This year we are reading generously through the theme of Perspective. Grab your perspective glass and join us.
Generosity of Perspective: Not So Scared
Callie Feyen reflects on Frankenstein, Auggie and Me, and the generosity of perspective in understanding another and being human together.
50 States of Generosity: Maine
Join teacher and library catalog coordinator Nikki Rank, in crossing the border from New Hampshire to Maine. There are clams, moose, and blueberries waiting for you!
Poet Laura: New Year, New Lists
Dheepa R. Maturi, Poet Laura, ushers in the new year with a thoughtful perspective on resolutions and new year list-making.
Good News—It’s Okay to Write a Plot Without Conflict
What makes a plot worthy of writing? Get past societal assumptions about stories, and write a great plot without conflict.
Poetry Prompt: Observation that Evokes
Observations can evoke—even in a swimming pool. Callie Feyen considers the micro-essays and art of “The Swimming Studies” by Leanne Shapton.
50 States of Generosity: Kentucky
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Kentucky—its bluegrass and its song, “Blue Moon of Kentucky.”
Poetry Prompt: Back to School Moment
Join author Callie Feyen in a back to school moment, as she explores the poetry that can come from standing in the shoes of someone else.
Poet Laura: Telling Your Story Through Another’s Eyes
Karen Paul Holmes, our Poet Laura, is back with persona poems, a tool poets can use to tell their own stories through the eyes of another.