Learn a little about Great Gatsby fashion, then get creative and put your learning into a poem. Read a Gatsby poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
Tania Runyan concludes her year as Tweetspeak’s inaugural Poet Laura and passes the torch to 2021’s resident poet.
Should the Poet Laura leave poems about Chicago or New York on the moon? Let the pizza decide.
Tweetspeak’s official Poet Laura, Tania Runyan, has been hard at work finishing up her latest title, How to Write a Form Poem. Get a sneak peek at what’s coming.
In these days of social distancing, Emily Dickinson proves a wonderful guide to the sustained solitude and isolation many are facing for the first time.
On a frosty day in suburban Illinois, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Tania Runyan, gathers up four hens and an Emily Dickinson collection for an adventure in reading poems to chickens.
In this month’s column, inaugural Poet Laura Tania Runyan nibbles around the edges of the chocolate poem box and comes up with some thoughtful delights.
In the latest Poet Laura installment, Tania Runyan tells of famous Lauras in history and writes poems to less famous — yet noteworthy — Lauras.
Our inaugural Poet Laura, Tania Runyan, reflects on the business of the season, the perfect time to realize that one doesn’t have time *not* to write.
Getting ready to apply for college? Tania Runyan has 7 things you can do to get yourself ready to choose a college and write your application essay.
Get ready for the spookiest Halloween yet with these great tips for writing a Halloween poem from Tania Runyan.
Tania Runyan offers some final thoughts about maintaining perspective in this last installment of our series about writing a college application essay.
Once a draft of the college application essay is written, now it’s time for revising, editing, and proofing. Tania Runyan explains how.
Tania Runyan uses a few familiar writing techniques to help students who are starting to write their college application essay.
Tania Runyan gives students an idea of the types of questions they may encounter when choosing a topic for their college application essay—including a list of the current Common App questions.
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.
Tania Runyan offers guidelines for how to write a college application essay, including some no-no’s (and yes-yes’s).
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.