Poet Morgan Parker released a poetry collection on the 14th titled There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé. The poems use Beyoncé and Lady Gaga as foils to analyze race, social justice, and gender.
Thousands of writers, publishers, and teachers descended upon Washington, D.C., this week for the annual AWP Conference and Book Fair — with more than books on their minds.
Writers Prepare to Lobby Congress During AWP 2017 Writers from around the country attending AWP in Washington, DC this week are planning to lobby their
Daliyah Marie Arana of Gainesville, GA, was named “Librarian For The Day” of the Library of Congress. She has read over 1000 books at the age of four, including some college level texts.
On January 15th, writers, artists and activists will be coming together in New York City to “Stand with PEN America to defend free expression, reject hate crimes and uphold truth in the face of lies and misinformation!”
Maggie Smith’s poem “Good Bones” has been declared by many publications to be the official poem of 2016.