Tag: Lin-Manuel Miranda

February 6, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. It’s the birthday of singer/songwriter Bob Marley, playwright Christopher Marlowe, and writer Lothar-Günther Buchheim. Also on this day in 1952 Princess Elizabeth became Queen of England. Emma Lazarus’ “Work” is our poem for today. Thank you for reading, listening to, and sharing Bidwell Hollow. Aaron Burr Today is the birthday of the United States’ third...

Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History – January 16, 2018

Today’s Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. It’s the birthday of Mary Karr, composer and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, and author Craig Johnson. Our poem today is Florence Ripley Mastin’s “Night Fell.” You’ll find the poem and an audio version of this post below. Thank you for reading, listening, and sharing. Mary Karr It’s the birthday of poet and memoirist Mary Karr (affiliate...