We send our best wishes to you for the season and the year to come with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “Holidays.”
What You Made Possible in 2021!
What you do for poetry and literacy—and what poetry and literacy do for you. It’s a partnership at Tweetspeak. And it means more kindness, generosity, and beautiful living.
Announcing: Adjustments—A Novel for Our Time
This is a novel for our time. Forget about how it will sometimes make you laugh more than you have in a while. Or make you love the characters and wish you could meet them at the corner store. Little by little, this story also unfolds a vision for how to navigate in a world where we can’t always resolve things, a vision for choosing life.
Announcing a Beautiful Poetic Climate Book: Earth to Poetry
We wanted to help creative teachers find a way to integrate climate into their subject areas in a poetic fashion. The result? Earth to Poetry.
Writing Your Letters Workshop—Starts Monday!
Take one or take all three, in this “writing from life” fall workshop series with Laura Lynn Brown, where we’ll explore writing our objects, our rooms, and our letters to others or ourselves.
Starts Today—The Making of a Heroine: Writing Workshop
Come along with author Callie Feyen and explore the making of a heroine in stories and yourself. A reading and writing workshop that will take you forward, in writing and life!
April Photo ‘n Poem Prompt—What the Tree Sees
Join us with photographer Kellē Sauer, who’s prompting us at Poetic Earth Month, to see what the tree sees—in poems and/or photos.
Dress Up for Twirl—Or Dress Twirl Up!
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.
The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (a Happy New One to You!)
Enjoy this poem selection from Ella Wheeler Wilcox and our best wishes for happy holidays and a warm and rich New Year.
Cross-Generational Friendships: I Signed Up for a Toddler Swim Class
Join Claire Haidar as the beach umbrella among little bottles of suntan lotion (or, the grownup in the toddler swim class) in this delightful cross-generational story.
An Evening With Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge
Join us for a patron-only conversation facilitated by L.L. Barkat—with author, poet, and workshop leader Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge. Susan is the bestselling author of ‘poemcrazy’ and presents writing and creativity workshops around the U.S.
Writing Workshop: Writing the Journey
Choose the exotic. Or choose the everyday. Either way, take a journey with us, in this special “Writing the Journey” workshop, and step into discovery!
Make It a Fairy Tale Summer—With The Golden Dress!
T. S. Poetry Press is delighted to announce its new picture book, The Golden Dress: A Fairy Tale. One dress, sparkly and shimmery, grants wishes for a long, long time. Then the “emerald day” comes, and everything is about to change. Will the dress survive? That’s up to one girl, who needs to open her heart and her hands.
Writing Workshop! Place Yourself—With Courage and Imagination
So many writers are inextricably tied to places they’ve written about. And so many places are waiting for their writers. Where is your place? In this workshop, through readings, activities and writings, you’ll explore where you’ve been and where you are, in ways that might help you to see where you’re going.
A Publishing Opportunity for Our Patrons
This National Poetry Month, we’re going to combine our 30 Days of poem-making with another organization’s effort: The Drawdown EcoChallenge. Here’s how to participate—and maybe get published.
Poetic Earth Month—30 Days, 30 Poems Challenge
This April, join the Tweetspeak Community in a Poetic Earth Month 30 Days, 30 Poems Challenge! With two ways to take the challenge, it’s simple and soul-enriching. Choose one, or mix it up. Then tell the community what you’re doing, and share your poem-ing along the way.
What the World Needs Now is Love
There are two love stories we’re honored to share with a world that needs love. Come learn the secret (and join in a few congratulations!).
A Is for Azure: Zaffre Fun Facts and Prompt
Colors have cool histories, intriguing origins, cultural meanings, wonderful names. Today, discover zaffre. Learn facts about this brilliant, “pre-scientific” color, hear its pronunciation, and write a truly colorful vignette or haiku!
Poetry for Life Scholarship Winner: Maria A. Esguerra
We announce the winner of this year’s Poetry for Life Scholarship, Maria A. Esguerra.
Make it the Most Colorful Holiday
Our newly updated shop features bright, colorful art-ware for everyone on your holiday gift list, from sneakers and tote bags to decorative plates and mugs.