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A Visit To Walt Whitman’s Birthplace

Huntington, Long Island, has several Walt Whitman-named places including streets and malls. While these places are commercial and directional, they ...

Walt Whitman Travels to the Morgan

With 2019 marking 200 years of celebrating the life of Walt Whitman, we're taking a tour of his life and work at The Morgan Library and Museum.

Getting Whitmanian: Walt Whitman At The New York Public Library

If you're in New York, make a stop at the New York Public Library and check out their ode to Walt Whitman in honor of his 200th birthday.

Reading LEAVES OF GRASS as a Self-Help Book

Having a sh*t sandwich of a week/month/year? Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass to the rescue!

The Hatred of Poetry: A Bibliography

An examination of the works mentioned in Ben Lerner's new book THE HATRED OF POETRY

Bookish Treasures from the NYPL Digital Archive

Hunting the online treasure trove that is the NYPL digital archive for rare and spectacular bookish delights. 

Bibliomancy: Finding Direction in Random Lines of Books

A Rioter discusses the act of reading random lines of books for inspiration.

Twitter for Poetry Lovers: 12 Accounts You Should Follow

In this fast-paced electronic age, poetry is severely undervalued and under read. Luckily, some poetry fans have taken their passion ...

The 10 Best Beards in Literature

Almost exactly two years ago, we ran a post on 10 awesome literary mustaches. It was indeed awesome, and yet something ...

Six for the Money: Nominating Authors for a Place on U.S. Currency

Word is Jane Austen is headed for the £10 note. I nominate six American authors for the honor of appearing on U.S. Currency.