Author Megan Willome considers grace, rain, and other mysteries inherent in the poetry of Joy Harjo, the new U.S. poet laureate.
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Simon Armitage is the new British poet laureate, and his most recent collection, “The Unaccompanied,” shows a poet at the top of his art.
Author Megan Willome takes a trip to the library with Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye. Refreshments will be served.
Sandra Heska King finds some old, inscribed Edgar A. Guest collections, muses about their curious inscriptions, and commits a little poetry to heart.
Charity Singleton Craig meets Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner and considers how to make poetry more accessible to more people.
British Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the first woman to hold the post, writes powerful and beautiful poetry.
Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison doesn’t want poets to make a living writing poetry. Find out why in Maureen Doallas’s final interview segment.
“Most adults have suffered from ‘imaginal abuse, ‘” says Joseph Hutchison. Read more on poetic imagination in Part 2 of Maureen Doallas’s interview with the Colorado poet laureate.
“If we taught poetry as a way of knowing, students wouldn’t have to ask why they should study it.” Maureen Doallas interviews Colorado poet laureate Joseph Hutchison.
Ava Leavell Haymon was recently named Louisiana’s poet laureate. Walter Bargen, a former poet laureate for Missouri, has some insights into what that means.
Glynn Young tells the story of acclaimed poet Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate, who spent most of his working career in the insurance industry.
Interview with Virginia poet laureate Kelly Cherry.
On Aug. 10, poet Philip Levine was named the U.S. Poet Laureate.
“The Best Poems of Jane Kenyon” provides a wonderful introduction to the full range of her accomplishments as a poet.
From the first poem that broke her heart, all the way to Tracy K. Smith’s “The Slowdown,” it’s been a fulfilling (and surprising) poetry journey for Karen Paul Holmes.
Writing collaborative poems proves a fertle ground for students to learn and grow both collectively and individually.
We kick off the 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with beloved poet Lucille Clifton.
Everything familiar is lost in Tom Sastry’s latest book, “A Man’s House Catches Fire” — a poetry collection for our moment.
Maybe more intentional than it wants to let on, Random Acts of Poetry Day was an opportunity to haphazardly (wink, wink) spread some poetry love (and joy).
We’re turning 10 years old. It seemed like the perfect time to announce an inaugural Poet Laura. What’s that, you say? Come and see. (And discover the honoree.)