Something magical can happen when you read a challenging story and then become your own professor — with a summary and haiku.
Reading Generously: Black Stories
For February’s Reading Generously column, we share stories by Black authors. Fiction, poetry, and plays, oh my!
Poetry Prompt: Mysterious Observation turned into Poetry
What mysteries do you notice throughout your day? Join author Callie Feyen as she attempts to help a young writer turn those mysteries into a prompt for poetry.
Reading in the Wild: February’s Pages
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your February pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her February good reads.
Children’s Book Club: “The Tin Forest”
From garbage, hope can grow — a forest filled with toucans, tree frogs, and tigers. Join us as we read “The Tin Forest ” with Megan Willome as our guide.
5 Reasons You Should Read Aloud (Maybe Even to Your Pets!)
Do you ever read aloud to friends and family, or even to a pet? Sharon A. Gibbs does and gives you 5 great reasons you should, too.
Reading & Books Prompt: Lose Yourself in a Book
Put down the device and journey with us as we learn more about our attention span and the joy of getting lost in a book. Then get lost in your poetic thoughts and write them down.
The Secret of Literature: Everyday Epiphanies
Marjorie Maddox’s love affair with literature is life-long. “The epiphanies both of youth and old age sprout more often … from something we’ve read.”
3 Cool Ways to Increase Your Poetry Reading
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
Celebrities set in Renaissance masterpieces, poetry as therapy, poetic computation, trading words for images. It’s a new week of our Top 10 Poetic Picks.