In “The Whole Harmonium,” biographer and poet Paul Mariani tells the story of Wallace Stevens, poet, philosopher, insurance executive, and family man.
Forward Prize for Best First Collection: “Wife” by Tiphanie Yanique
“Wife, ” winner of the Forward Prize for best first collection, challenges our notions of what marriage mean, but ends up reaffirming the idea of commitment.
Coney Island: Hot Dogs, Ferris Wheels – and Poetry?
Parachute Literary Arts hosts poetry festivals, libraries, and events at the iconic American amusement park, Coney Island.
Walt Whitman in Brooklyn: Newspapers and “Leaves of Grass”
Walt Whitman lived for 22 years in Brooklyn, and the city exerted a powerful influence on his poetry, especially “Leaves of Grass.”
Lydia Davis and Selective Memory, at Purchase College
In a witty address at Purchase College, Lydia Davis helps you re-imagine your writing life, from dreams to peas.
Top 8 “Poetry at Work” Sightings in New York City
Where have you seen poetry at work? Thanks to Nancy Franson and Michelle Ortega, we spotted Glynn Young’s “Poetry at Work” around New York City.
T.S. Poetry Press Goes to the Big Apple (and Donates a Peach)
T.S. Poetry Press is doing its part to ensure that on your next trip to New York City, the endless river of books will still be flowing freely.
Top Ten Reasons to Love the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind”
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.
Tweetspeak Love: Darlene S.
We like to think Tweetspeak Love arises because of the care we take to help people explore their hearts and souls, and the measure of their power with words.
Literary Tours: Poets House, New York City
Poets House is a place of reclamation, of your past and of your future.
Literary Tours: Sleepy Hollow’s Washington Irving House
Our virtual Literary Tours travels to the villages of Sleepy Hollow and neighboring Tarrytown, New York, to visit Washington Irving’s home, “Sunnyside.”
Literary Tours: New York City Top Sights Tour!
Check out our whirlwind virtual tour of New York City, then plan your own amazing visit!