Susanne Perry was too impatient to wait for a publisher to release her debut novel, The Suite. (Her words, not mine.) So, Perry published the book herself. Self-publishing also allows Perry to own all of her work and how it's published. Perry
Today is Tuesday, April 3, 2018. It's the birthday of the father of the American short story, Washington Irving. And it's the birthday of writer Dorothy Eden and poet Daniel Hoffman. Our poem for today is by William Blake. It's
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. It's the birthday of Eleanor Farjeon, Peter Heller, and Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Also today, in 2000, the final "Peanuts" comic strip published. Our poem for today is Farjeon's "Circus." Remember to take a moment
Today is Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. It's the birthday of writers Anton Chekhov, Robin Morgan, and Thomas Paine. And it's on this date, in 1845, that Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" published for the first time. Our poem for today
Today is Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, Edgar Allan Poe's birthday. It's also the birthday of singer/songwriters Dolly Parton and Janis Joplin, writer Patricia Highsmith and publisher John H. Johnson. Today's poem and a podcast version of this post are below.
Today is Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, the birthday of Shonda Rhimes, Michael Bond, Lorrie Moore, and Clark Ashton Smith. It's Smith's "Remembered Light" that is our poem for today. An audio version of this post is after the poem below.