In “Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge,” Malcolm Guite tells the story of the poet’s life through the words and themes of his most famous poem.
English teacher Diane Flint reflects on “the heroic” and “the hero’s journey” as a central theme taught in most English curricula.
Ann Kroeker interviews her high school English teacher, who reflects the heart of a guide—a mentor—for anyone who wants to help a student love literature.
Our new infographic will teach you how to write an acrostic poem and have you writing poetry soup for every meal.
Tania Runyan offers some final thoughts about maintaining perspective in this last installment of our series about writing a college application essay.
Just one more week until Take Your Poet to Work Day. For our final addition to our poet collection for 2016, meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
High school English teacher Joel Jacobson shares his experience teaching a new advanced creative writing class using Tania Runyan’s How to Write a Poem. (Features student poems.)
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.
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! This week, meet English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Tania Runyan gives students an idea of the types of questions they may encounter when choosing a topic for their college application essay.
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?
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
Besides all the free National Poetry Month gifts and inspirational invitations, we’ve got a surprise we can’t wait to share with you. The Joy of Poetry.
Introducing the How to Write a College Application Essay series, Tania Runyan assures us that poetry and personal statements aren’t too far off.
This week we journey to the country and explore countryside poems. Share your poetry with us and enjoy the idyllic peace and quiet of rural life.