Category: February

February 3 & 4, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Welcome to the Feb. 3-4, 2018 weekend edition of Bidwell Hollow. This weekend holds the birthdays of writers Gertrude Stein, James A. Michener, and MacKinley Kantor. It’s also the birthday of poet E. J. Pratt and painter Norman Rockwell. Our poem for this weekend is Michael Longley’s “Bird-Watching.” Thank you for reading, listening to, and sharing Bidwell Hollow. See you...

February 1, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Poets celebrating birthdays today include Langston Hughes and Galway Kinnell. It’s also the birthday of writer Meg Cabot and the start of Black History Month. And Emily Dickinson’s “A Day” is our poem for today. Thank you for reading, listening to, and sharing Bidwell Hollow. Langston Hughes Today is the birthday of Langston Hughes...