The river that is our country runs on, despite crooked hearts. Read W.H. Auden’s “As I Walked Out One Evening” beside your favorite river.
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“Litany of Flights” by Laura Reece Hogan leaves us with a sense of wonder, the same wonder we feel when we see mountains for the first time.
The 100 poems of “Featherdusting the Moon” by Troy Cady exhibit a sense of play, accompanied by a sense of wisdom and humility.
This month our book review column becomes Reading Generously. We begin with Saeed Jones’ open-handed memoir.
In the latest Pandemic Journal entry, writer Michelle Ortega reflects on the ways that being ordered to stay home opened up more space for reflection, creativity and new ideas.
A tale of a silver skunk, quiet talk of an unknown sonneteer, and friends at a distance together at York’s. Share in this surreal pandemic journal entry, with Callie Feyen.
Maybe you’ve heard the concept of being a literary citizen? We’re taking it further, making it epic and inspiring. Come along if you want to dream and *be.*
Would you like to stir your creative soul? Find your inspiration? Awaken your best writing voice? All while discovering the key principles to richer writing? You’ve come to a special place where all that is possible, in a format that allows you to take things at your own rate. 30 Days to Richer Writing is […]
The poetry collection “Fording the Stream” by British poet Jessica De Guyat is centered in the idea of place, be it Lindisfarne, Iona, or the French Midi.
The 17-year cicada will emerge this summer. What else is emerging in the world? Join author Callie Feyen as she considers how to write poems of emergence.
A season of finishing can also be a time for a beginning. And seasons of retreat can be opportunities for turning outward. Callie Feyen concludes her book club discussion of Nicole Gulotta’s Wild Words this week.
In this week’s Wild Words book club discussion, Callie Feyen considers the liminal spaces we find ourselves in, and how we emerge from them to new ways of being.
When naming his book of blessings To Bless the Space Between Us, it was surely not John O’Donohue’s intent to reflect on social distancing.
In this week’s Wild Words book club discussion, Callie Feyen considers the role of our feelings in moving our writing forward. Join us!
In this week’s Wild Words book club discussion, author Callie Feyen invites writers to imagine their lives as a poem, in a reflection on the seasons of going back in time and discontent.
In this first installment of the Wild Words book club, Callie Feyen reflects on five ways her writing has started, and the ways beginning and doubting intersect.
Author Megan Willome reads poetry during the pandemic and finds new focus by absorbing the loveliness of unexpected words.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns William Blake’s ‘The Tyger’ By Heart. And shares a tiger poem by Newbery-winner Nancy Willard too.
Author Nicole Gulotta introduces our next book club, Wild Words, a book that serves as a gentle guide to navigating the writing life through its seasons.
For National Poetry Month, create an ‘I Love Poetry Moment,’ following the example of Ashley M. Jones and the Magic City Poetry Festival.