A new exhibition on J.R.R. Tolkien has opened at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, and the catalog book is a treasure in and of itself.
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Walt Whitman celebrated the beginning of the Civil War, like many Americans on both sides. But as it dragged on, he — and his poetry — changed.
The legend of King Arthur has captivated imaginations for centuries. Geoffrey of Monmouth started it, and even J.R.R. Tolkien tried his hand at it.
What’s the biggest mistake students make when starting to write their college application essay? Get the surprising answer, plus great essay tips, so you can write the best college app essay ever!
A book of essays first published in 1916 provides a window into poetry and its practitioners, as well as how poetry was taught in classrooms.
Literary agent Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group discusses an author’s platform, self-publishing, and the state of the publishing industry today.
Literary agent Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group discusses his job, how he became involved in publishing, and publishers’ expectations of authors.
The paintings of artist Donald Wilkinson evoke the landscape and poetry of William Wordsworth, so much so that landscape and poetry become one.
A lovely glass milk jug becomes the inspiration for a beautiful poetry hearts activity. Join Callie Feyen and make a few thoughtful hearts for Valentines or just for fun.
Laura Brown goes on a tour of Pittsburgh’s independent bookstores in search of the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays.
Tania Runyan offers some final thoughts about maintaining perspective in this last installment of our series about writing a college application essay.
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 gives students an idea of the types of questions they may encounter when choosing a topic for their college application essay—including a list of the current Common App questions.
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?
Introducing the How to Write a College Application Essay series, Tania Runyan assures us that poetry and personal statements aren’t too far off.
Whether you included your writing goals in your 2016 resolutions, this collection of 10 great writing quotes might give you the inspiration you need to get started.
At the British Library, the editors of a new edition of the poems of T.S. Eliot discuss the poet and his work.
Meet our new witty and warm Gold Partner, Laura Lynn Brown and learn a few secrets about writing inspiration and why you might want to be a partner too.