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Poets React Strongly To Current Events

New and upcoming poetry collections shine a light on American injustice and our pressing need for change.

by BookTrib

"Wakefulness": Remembering Poet John Ashbery

Celebrating the genius of the late American poet (1927-2017).

by Early Bird Books Staff

Hymn: A New Poem by Sherman Alexie

The author’s new poem addresses the hatred currently plaguing the United States.

by Early Bird Books Staff

9 Works of Poetry About Love and Healing

Poetry connects us and proves that we are not alone in our suffering.

by Greta Shull

Remembering Newbery Award-Winner Nancy Willard

In memory of the beloved author, we share a poem from her collection Swimming Lessons

by Renata Sweeney

Who Wrote It: Anne Sexton or Sylvia Plath?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the famous poets' work.

by Jessica Ferri

20 Quotes From Your Favorite Poets

In honor of National Poetry Month, poets on poetry.

by The Reading Room

Beyond On the Road: The Other Jack Kerouac

There's more to the author than the defining work of the Beat generation.

by Renata Sweeney

The Re-Read: Anne Sexton

Rediscover the poetry of Anne Sexton—beyond your high school English class.

by Karen Iorio

Vita Sackville West: Virginia Woolf’s Greatest Love Affair

Meet the woman who inspired Virginia Woolf's most fanciful novel.

by Jessica Ferri

9 Inspiring Female Coming of Age Stories

From Jane Austen to Julia Child, these inspiring stories prove that you are never too old to find yourself.

by Cailey Hall

National Book Awards Short-List Finalists Announced

Which books are your favorites to win on November 18?

by Jessica Ferri

Ted Hughes: An Introduction

Dr. Jeremy Noel-Tod on five must-read books by Ted Hughes.

by Jeremy Noel-Tod

National Book Awards Announce Long List Finalists

The National Book Awards announce their complete list of finalists for 2015. Which books will you read?

by Jessica Ferri

10 Best Love Poems of All Time

When it comes to romance, the classics say it best.

by Early Bird Books Staff

“Monster” by Robin Morgan: The Anthem of the Women’s Movement

In 1972, this electrifying poem inspired women everywhere to take a stand in the fight for equality.

by Staff

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