At the British Library, the editors of a new edition of the poems of T.S. Eliot discuss the poet and his work.
Seattle’s Poetry on Buses has been sharing poems with King County public transit riders since 1992. It’s a great example of “Poetry for Life.”
The poems by Claudia Rankine in “Citizen” startle and confront. They challenge ways of being, thought, interactions between people. And what all of this means in the context of skin color.
Two finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, Willie Perdomo and Saeed Jones, have produced poems of music, remembrance and pain.
Christian Wiman grew up in West Texas, and the poems of his “Once in the West” reflect that upbringing and geography.
Published posthumously, “Abide” is Jake Adam York’s continued memorial to the 126 people who died from 1954 to 1968 in the civil rights movement.
“Fire Songs” by David Harsent, winner of the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize for best poetry collection in the U.K., is poetry at its most stunning and arresting.
British poet Hugo Williams has written a painful and beautiful collection of poems with “I Knew the Bride.” These are poems with the immediacy of mortality.
Today is Poetry at Work Day, and Tweetspeak Poetry, and its co-sponsors Slice Magazine and Scratch Magazine, invite you to celebrate the day with us.
Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda’s new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It’s the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Maya Angelou was an unlikely candidate for literary success. But she reinvented herself, more than once.
It’s Poetry at Work Day, and Tweetspeak Poetry has an array of resources to help you find the poetry in your work and in your workplace — and a giveaway!
Chocolate sells books, poetry in the Windsor knot, the most famous book in South Dakota, and where money and writing collide: It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Street photography, Jane Austen summer camp, what poetry, science and Twinkies have in common. It’s this week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks: The Twinkie Edition.
Ava Leavell Haymon was recently named Louisiana’s poet laureate. Walter Bargen, a former poet laureate for Missouri, has some insights into what that means.
We celebrated the first Poetry at Work Day all a-Twitter with work poems. A few highlights from the day.
Work happens everywhere. So does poetry. It’s time to put the two together and see what happens.
The recent discovery of a third daguerreotype of Victorian-era poet Emily Dickinson has historians scratching their heads.
From T. S. Poetry Press, publisher of the Oprah Summer Read The Whipping Club, comes a fiction debut that includes a solid tribute to the late Adrienne Rich. The Novelist, by L.L. Barkat, explores themes of origins and consciousness in the writer and the woman. Readers familiar with the Adrienne Rich volume The Dream of […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art Is nothing left sacred? Evidently an elderly townswoman in Spain failed to ask this question before attempting to “touch up” a nineteenth century fresco of Christ, the “ecce homo.” Painted by famous Spanish artist Elias Garcia Martinez in the sanctuary of […]