The power and the beauty of poems by Gwendolyn Brooks has been a constant companion of mine. If you're a new reader of hers, this is where to start.
Pick up a book or more from this list of extraordinary anthologies and poetry books about global migration and the refugee experience.
What books do children (and their parents, teachers, school librarians) return to again and again to soothe a toddler to ...
Take a trip to the historical literary city of Concord, Massachusetts, home of some of the biggest names in American writer history.
One reader considers how great writing accelerates with the perfect pen.
For the past 250 years, Shakespeare has served as inspiration for various types of dance. Get to know the ballet adaptations of Shakespeare.
We know it in our hearts, and studies and commentary on the benefits of leading a literary life continue to confirm that reading is good for us.
Want to read more of Pablo Neruda's work? Start with five of the best Pablo Neruda poems to get a taste of his work and style.
If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online.
A roundup of quotes from A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the themes of inequality and want.
A brief history of the story behind Charles Dickens's A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
Six holiday tales from women poets to help you find the end-of-the-year spirit.
Don't let the cold weather get you down--celebrate the season and take a moment to reflect with these beautiful poems about winter.
This reader turned to quotes about storytelling from a few excellent women writers to answer the eternal question of why we write.
A reader attended the Santa Monica Public Library's book club discussion about THE HATE U GIVE and shares the library's list of further reading.