Poet Carol Ann Duffy has a new poem, 'Forest', which celebrates trees. Following in the Poet Laureate's footsteps, people are being asked to write about what trees, forests and woodlands mean to them.
A new collection of letters from one of New Zealand’s most significant poets, James K Baxter, that includes a blunt admission of marital rape is causing shockwaves through the literary community. Baxter
During a month when some of the biggest headlines have been about a billionaire’s extramarital affair and a politician’s tweet that many took to be anti-Semitic, PEN America has announced a festival that
Gregor Clegane is alive and well, y'all, and he's helping Game of Thrones fans celebrate Valentine's Day. If you thought Thor Björnsson was immune to romantic gestures due to his killer capabilities on
NEW YORK — Betty Ballantine, half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team that helped invent the modern paperback and vastly expand the market for science fiction and other genres through
Since 1851, many remarkable black men and women did not receive obituaries in The New York Times. This month, with Overlooked, we’re adding their stories to our archives. By Morgan Jerkins “Mother dear,
Heidi Toffler, a researcher and editor who for decades served an essential though anonymous collaborative role alongside her celebrated husband, Alvin Toffler, in producing global best-selling books about
My friend the poet Peter Meilleur, whose nom de plume was Childe Roland, has died aged 75. He was an experimental poet with an intensely lyrical voice, whose reputation rests on his visual and sound poetry.
Every day, somewhere in Prince William County, two residents receive an unusual piece of mail: a greeting card containing the same handwritten poem. "A gift, a love gift / Utterly unasked for / By a sky