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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...

January 23, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. It’s the birthday of John Hancock, poet Derek Walcott, and painter Édouard Manet. Our poem today is Leonora Speyer’s “Swallows.” You’ll find the poem and this episode of our podcast below. Thank you for reading and listening to Bidwell Hollow. Derek Walcott Today is the birthday of poet Derek Walcott (Books by Walcott; affiliate link),...