Did you know that National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world? Or that the Academy of American Poets was inspired by the successful celebrations of Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), and the Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month – Are You Celebrating?
National poetry month is really kind of a sad affair. Fiction doesn’t get a month. Film doesn’t either. And TV—are you kidding. They get that section of the year that lasts (and I’m approximating) the entirety of every year, year Continue reading National Poetry Month and the Snot-Nosed Kid
In honor of National Library and Student Employee Appreciation Week, enjoy a poem written by CarlaJean Valluzzi, Student Assistant, Circulation Department. Such Gainful EmploymentBy CarlaJean Valluzzi I push the cart | weave a path through the stacks | forgetting it Continue reading Such Gainful Employment: A Poem by CarlaJean Valluzzi
So April is almost over, which means that National Poetry Month is also on the wane. This holiday (of sorts) is celebrated primarily with readings and book fairs and maybe a brief appearance or two by a soft spoken poet Continue reading Ghost-Companions and National Poetry Month