Tag: Mark Twain

January 26, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Born today were writers Jonathan Carroll and Mary Mapes Dodge. It’s also the birthday of songwriter Lucinda Williams. And on a programming note, we’re going to publish a single blog post and podcast episode this weekend. Saturday’s and Sunday’s post/podcast will publish Sunday morning. Thank you for reading and listening. If you enjoy Bidwell...

January 24, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Jan. 24, 2018. It’s Edith Wharton’s birthday, and it’s the birthday of singer/songwriter Neil Diamond. Claude McKay’s “On Broadway” is our poem for today. If you enjoy Bidwell Hollow, please share us with others. Thank you for reading, listening to, and sharing Bidwell Hollow. Edith Wharton Born today in 1862 in New York City was Edith Newbold Jones....