- Redefining the Black Mountain Poets [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Entering Infinity with Yayoi Kusama [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Baltimore knows its Poe House is a treasure, but now it’s officially Maryland’s first ‘Literary Landmark’ [BALTIMORE SUN]
- Elaine Stritch’s Never-Ending Search to Get Her Due [LIT HUB]
Yesterday’s Google Doodle was in honor of Sylvia Plath’s 87th birthday. The gorgeous art is by Sophie Diao.
- Two Memories of W.S. Merwin [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- W.S. Merwin, 1927-2019 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- 10 Must-Read Books To Honor Women’s History Month [HUFF POST]
- A Lost ‘Little Boy’ Nears 100: Poet And Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti [NPR]
- Road Trip With ‘Zora and Langston’ In This Real-Life Literary Adventure [NPR]
I’ve always loved this photo of Sylvia Plath.
American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was born on 22 December 1869:
“Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.”–Edwin Arlington Robinson
“Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down, it’s lost.”–Ruth Stone
A few months back there was a Black Mountain College exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts. I bought this pennant from their gift shop on Wednesday (50% off!).
- Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) (THE ALLEN GINSBERG PROJECT)