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Bob Dylan Also Wrote Angsty Teenage Poetry, Which You Can Now Read

Are you a Bob Dylan fan? Does ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ strike a chord in your heart? Is ‘Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright’ the greatest moving on song you know? If you answered ‘yes’ to these then you should know about the following news. Especially those folks in Minnesota.


Rikers Island Inmates Use Poetry to Feel Free Behind Bars

The women who live at the Rose M. Singer Center on Rikers Island might be inmates, but they're also accomplished authors. A small group of women gather together once a week for a writer's workshop where they are encouraged to write what's on their mind.

Collection of Sylvia Plath's Possessions to Be Sold at Auction

A collection of Sylvia Plath's possessions is being auctioned off by her daughter, Frieda Hughes, including clothes, jewelry, furniture, books with heartfelt inscriptions from husband Ted Hughes, a heavily annotated cook book, and the Hermes typewriter on which the author wrote

10 Moments From Romantic Poetry That'll Make You Feel Sublime

The Romantic poets have a special place in every English major’s heart. John Keats was a young genius taken too early by consumption. Lord Byron was a complicated womanizer, equally disdained and adored. Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley were the young couple at the center.

Legendary Scientist-Turned-Anti-Poet Nicanor Parra Dies Aged 103

Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra died at his home in Santiago on January 23rd at the age of 103. Upon hearing the news of his death, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet tweeted that "Chile has lost one of the greatest authors in the history of literature and a singular voice in Western culture.

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