Let’s step out of our own snow globe and have a mind of winter. Join us in learning Wallace Stevens’ poem “The Snow Man” By Heart.
In “The Whole Harmonium,” biographer and poet Paul Mariani tells the story of Wallace Stevens, poet, philosopher, insurance executive, and family man.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with “The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens.
Landscape has been an inspiration to poets, including Wallace Stevens, who comes along for a hike near St. Louis to help find the poetry of the landscape.
Business and poetry, at least on the surface, appear to form an unlikely alliance. Scott Edward Anderson shows us why it’s not so unlikely after all.
Take the Wallace Stevens Walk with us, following the stones engraved with the stanzas of “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” in Hartford, Connecticut.
Fortune 500 professional Glynn Young pinpoints almost the exact time he became aware that poetry inhabited his work. He was a corporate speechwriter…
I generally had fine English teachers in high school and college, teachers who emphasized poetry as much as they did other literary forms. From The Iliad through Beowulf and Chaucer, and then on to Romantics, Victorians and Moderns, I likely read as much poetry as I did anything else. And then, for close to a […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Will Willingham 1 Art What would you do if a mystery artist left exquisite sculptures on literary doorsteps all over your city? Well, if you’re Edinburgh, City of Literature, you put them all on display in a national tour. Last year, an unknown artist crafted […]
Check out our Top 10 poetic picks this week, with Matthew Kreider showing the way.
Wallace Stevens (1879 – 1955) was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and the New York Law School, and worked for most of his life as an attorney with the Hartford Insurance Company and its predecessors, and was a vice president at the time of his death. (He turned down a faculty position at […]
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955), one of the “greats” of American poetry, was friends with William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore and E.E. Cummings, among many others – and his day job was being a vice president at the Hartford Insurance Company. His achievements went largely unrecognized, however, until the year before his death, when he published his […]