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April 19, 2018
This is the novel that gave slavery a bad name.
This is the book of poetry that cast a shadow on America’s white picket fence.
While the song has a universal message, its origins are much more complex.
April 13, 2018
How a whimsical advertising mascot became part of a really dark story.
April 12, 2018
The writer for “The Simpsons,” “Late Night with David Letterman” and “Newhart” on being the only woman in the writers’ room.
In devastatingly raw songs, Phil Elverum of Mount Eerie chronicles his grief after his wife’s death.
April 05, 2018
How the U.S. poet laureate found inspiration in the sci-fi visions of David Bowie.
Tracy K. Smith announces the winner of our listener poetry challenge: poems inspired by pop stars.
This is the poem that taught America to sing itself.
Terrance Hayes may be the only poet to be named a MacArthur fellow, a National Book Award winner and one of People magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive.”
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