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Best Books to Bring to the Beach This Summer and Other Bookish News

* Pop Sugar has put together their own list of the 25 best new books to bring to the beach this summer!

* Time Magazine interviewed Poet Laureate Tracy K. 118 more words


Poetry Review: A Royal Wedding Poem by Carol Ann Duffy.

How can she stand it – how can anybody stand it – this prostitution of English literature in front of the whole country? If the case for abolishing the monarchy was not urgent enough, the chance to dispense with the Poet Laureate is surely the clincher. 700 more words


Tribute to Susan Allison

“I’ll be dead in a month,” she said, just as I was ready to leave. A door knob disclosure. I sat back down. Susan said her mother had predicted and orchestrated her passing. 219 more words

Beth Lapin Blog

Writers of the World: Tracy K. Smith

Kansas City received a real treat last weekend. The Kansas City Public Library brought Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate of the United States to do a reading and q&a session! 716 more words


Eu Caco

Eu Caco

I knew her in the protest days
when she had the cacoethes loquendi
was a gifted articulate rabble rouser
in a day when there were no cell phones… 209 more words

Douglas Gilbert