April is National Poetry month in the US and there are many ways to celebrate! From Twitter poetry to National Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 27th, and attending local poetry gatherings, language, poems, and poets are in the spotlight.
On December 6th, National Public Radio released its annual guide from staff and critics. This app gives you a wide range of filters to help you move through more than 300 titles, and includes detailed recommendations, links on where to buy the books — including indie bookstore and library links.
Congratulations to all the authors! Watch civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis accept the award in a very moving speech here:
The biggest piece of literary news this week is, of course, Bob Dylan’s winning of the Nobel prize in literature. His winning of the award