November 9th marks the birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anne Sexton. She was well known for her intensely personal, confessional poetry that revealed the intimate details of her private life and struggles with mental health.
Tragedy plus time apparently equals literature. As far as years go, 2017-2018 has been an intense one.
As many of you literary scholars may know, T.S. Elliot was enamored with cats. His love for feline companions ran so deep that he made an entire book of poetry dedicated to cats; their antics and their rules of companionship.
August 13th was the debut of Crazy Rich Asians, a film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's novel, and that was a crazy day as well. There was a huge premiere at Multiplex Cinema in Flushing, the most intense Chinese community in New York.
We're waiting for Godot.
The Academy of American Poets announced that 2019 Walt Whitman Award, the nation’s most valuable first-book prize for poetry, is ready for the next poet-to-be! This year's judge will be Li-Young Lee.
Once upon a time, fairytales were good friends to everyone. Once upon a time, they accompanied us in our childhood and nourished us when we stepped into the adult world.