Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Poet Billy Collins read from his new volume, “Aimless Love, ” in St. Louis County, Missouri on Nov. 1; more than 800 people came for an intimate evening.
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.
We dare you to give “How to Read a Poem” to an English teacher. Here are our Top 10 reasons, plus a giveaway.
For the reader new to poetry, Runyan’s guide will open your senses to the combined craft and magic known as “poems”. For the well versed, if you will, the book might make you fall in love again.
The worst state to borrow books for fictional children, what memoir is not, revising everything from poetry to the NSA. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
San Francisco in toothpicks, getting Beowulf wrong, everything Emily Dickinson ever wrote on. It’s this week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks.
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.
For Poets and Poems this week, we feature Poet Billy Collins’ new collection, Aimless Love–a welcome addition to his body of work.
Poetry by its very nature is visual, its words alone enough to conjure vivid, lifelike images. Even so, we’ve rounded up ten great poetry videos.
Poetry as diplomacy, waiting for tattoos, unsplitting infinitives and the poetry of labor. all this and more in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Why poetry matters, Stephen Colbert on design, bees conspiring to make art. It ‘s all in our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art In case you haven’t heard, which is to say in case you live under a rock, the iPhone 5 launched yesterday. Apple’s newest version of their popular telephone/personal computing device is reportedly thinner, lighter, and at twenty times as awesome as […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Matthew Kreider.
Finding the best in poetry and poetic endeavors.
Billy Collins has been called the most popular living poet in America, and with good reason: he’s been more than a little successful as a poet, which in some literary quarters is rather unforgiveable. Collins has been U.S. Poet Laureate twice (2001 and 2002) and New York Poet Laureate (2004); received fellowships for the National […]
Billy Collins served as U.S. poet laureate for two terms (2001-2003), and New York state poet from 2004-2006. He’s published 12 books of poetry and edited three others. The New York Times has called him “the most popular poet in America, ” and he’s something rather odd in publishing circles – several of his books […]