A.M. Juster, the pen name of Michael J. Astrue, is a poet and translator. In this interview, he talks about poets using Twitter, poetry, and more.
For Jeff Coomer, poetry was in the background of his life for a long time. He worked in information technology (IT), working his way up to Chief Information Officer at Black & Decker’s largest division. And then Jeff Coomer was able
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Writers with birthdays today include Ketti Frings and Colum McCann. It's also the birthday of poet Stephen Spender. And it's the 35th anniversary of the airing of the final episode of “M*A*S*H.” Today's poem
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