“The House of Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is more Gothic romance than ghost tale; whatever the genre, it remains a fascinating story.
What if you had a goal for every person in your city to encounter a poem all in one month. Where would you start? O, Miami Poetry Festival, for one.
Poetry formed the bookends of the professional life of Samuel Johnson, the great lexicographer.
A tour of the Samuel Johnson House allows a view into the man who wrote “The Dictionary of the English Language” and helped save Shakespeare from oblivion.
Our Keats Walk finally takes us to Wentworth House, now known as Keats House, where John Keats wrote some of his greatest poems.
Charity Singleton Craig reflects on following the ghost of James Whitcomb Riley through Hoosier country.
Our Keats Walk in Hampstead in north London explores the poet and the political and (anti)religious influences on John Keats’ life and poetry.
A “Keats Walk” in Hampstead and Hampstead Heath in north London is a window into John Keats’ poetry, passions, and life.
Finding T.S. Eliot in St. Louis, where he was born and raised, is not an easy task, but he’s there, most of all in his poetry.
Join Dolly Lee for a piece of history around Yosemite in this Literary Tour to the Mariposa Museum and History Center in Mariposa, California.
Discover the way a quilt can speak to the identity of a person and a community in this tour of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Manhattanville College serves up intriguing Castle Conversations, beginning with Arianna Huffington, a woman both visionary and down-to-earth.
As March roared in like a lion, Michelle DeRusha went searching for verdant life and warmth with a Literary Tour to Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE.
Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.
We found poetry in our own community, both formal and informal, historical and contemporary. And we found it at the Tavern of Fine Arts.
Optical illusion or the curvature or the earth? Take a look at the beauty of Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats.
Discover Kerouac, Ginsberg and more with a visit to the Beat Museum in San Francisco’s North Beach.
Walk with us through the streets of San Francisco. See the amazing street art. And choose your expression.
In today’s literary tour, hike the Muir Woods National Monument in northern California with Dolly Lee.
Visit David Levinthal’s ‘MAKE BELIEVE’ exhibit at San Jose Museum of art, with cultural images such as Barbie, baseball, World War II and sexual politics.