Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton have become cultural jokes for teen girl angst. How can we reclaim their complicated literary legacies?
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate it by reading these weather poems, from praise to condemnation for the wind and the rain.
One reader shares how poetry has brought her comfort and companionship in the midst of the pandemic, and offers some recommendations.
Glorious poetry by queer poets that highlights struggles of being queer in this heteronormative world, and our small victories.
Poet Louise Glück has been awarded with the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.
These collections of poetry aren’t just transformative, but informative; one reader shares history lessons learned in collections like Don’t Let Me Be Lonely by Claudia Rankine.
The Barjeel Art Foundation has opened a new, no-fee ekphrastic poetry prize for teens and adults. There are six categories.
This Rioter discovered something even more absorbing than the Korean drama she couldn't get enough of: the literature it featured.
Poetry is a natural way into Buddhism. Here are some great collections to get you started.
On the beauty and power of memorizing poetry. Why one reader has found such joy in this literary act.