We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Kentucky—its bluegrass and its song, “Blue Moon of Kentucky.”
Poet Ada Limón has been named the 24th Poet Laureate of the United States by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity project with a focus on Oklahoma — land of milk and cookies. And First Americans.
Author Megan Willome considers grace, rain, and other mysteries inherent in the poetry of Joy Harjo, the new U.S. poet laureate.
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.
Glynn Young tells the story of acclaimed poet Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate, who spent most of his working career in the insurance industry.
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art Since my introduction to Bottle Rocket, I have been a shameless apologist for Wes Anderson. His unabashed use of obscure music, vibrant color, and awkward, character-driven storytelling has led to some of the most artistic film-making in recent memory. His latest release, Moonrise […]
On Aug. 10, poet Philip Levine was named the U.S. Poet Laureate.