In the final meeting of the ‘Twirl’ Book Club, we remember that writers are made, not born. Mostly.
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In the second meeting of the ‘Twirl’ Book Club, we consider how costumes give us the freedom to be wild, bold, free—and even how they can help us come back from a possible undoing.
In the first meeting of the ‘Twirl’ Book Club, we consider how Callie Feyen got her lightning back (and found a way to wear heels again).
Join us on March 13 as we begin a new book club discussion of Callie Feyen’s ‘Twirl: My Life With Stories, Writing & Clothes.’ Dress up, or dress down. It’s your choice!
Get ready for an inspiring read that will leave you dreaming about the reading and writing life, in full color. We’re happy to wait for your pic, once you get the book in hand. And we can’t wait to see what you decide to wear, to open this story and make it your own.
Says Sarah Smith, Executive Editor of Prevention magazine, “Callie writes about two of the most important things in life—books and clothes—in utterly delightful and truly moving ways. I’m impressed by how non-gimmicky and fresh her writing is. I love this book.”
A new edition of “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde, illustrated by Sara Barkat, shows how the story still applies to our own time.
A delightful tale of finding and being found in the library. With a dash of amusement. Join author Callie Feyen and write your own library poem.
Which books have you seemingly outgrown but still treasure? Join Callie Feyen as she writes her daughters and tells them about the stories she hopes they won’t forget.
Join author Callie Feyen and explore the many roads there are to get at what we love.
Follow Callie Feyen as she watches a flamingo fly and considers longing on a winter morning.
Can you make poetry out of painful moments in your life? Join queen bees and author Callie Feyen as she (and Miley Cyrus) show you how.
What do you do when learning something is difficult? Join Callie Feyen as she learns a lesson from her daughter on how to name the hard.
Having a hard time finding poetry in the mundane parts of your day? Head out to a sledding hill (for real or in your mind) and see what poetry treasure you can find.
New to poetry and unsure how to begin? Come along on a poetry treasure hunt. You’re sure to be inspired!
Join author Callie Feyen as she encourages us to build a sharing list to help us better orbit each other this holiday season.
< Return to Edgar Allan Poe Poems An Enigma “Seldom we find,” says Solomon Don Dunce, “Half an idea in the profoundest sonnet. Through all the flimsy things we see at once As easily as through a Naples bonnet— Trash of all trash!—how can a lady don it? Yet heavier far than your Petrarchan stuff— […]
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
As National Poetry Month begins, Karen Paul Holmes draws upon ars poetica and the work of Ukrainian-American poet Ilya Kaminsky to face this difficult moment.
How much of writing comes from narration? Our Children’s Book Club reads Jean Fritz’s “Homesick: My Own Story,” a Newbery Honor-winner.