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Clifford Brooks is a poet and leader of The Southern Collective Experience. Learn about his work and Southern Collective in this interview.

Today is Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Birthdays of today include W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary Francis Shura, William L. Shirer, and George Frideric Handel. And today in 1945, U.S. Marines raised the American flag atop a mountain in Iwo

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 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.

Writers' and poets' birthdays for today, Jan. 7, include Zora Neale Hurston, Sofi Oksanen, and Louise Imogen Guiney. Guiney's "Borderland" is our poem for today, which you'll find below. Thanks for reading, and, if you enjoy Bidwell Hollow, please share