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What’s Cooking, July 4th? July 3, 2013: Not sure? One good place to look is this “Poets’ Recipes” spotlight at the Academy of American Poets. The spotlight includes a few handy recipes including Chocolate Peanut Butter [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and [...] by

On Depression, Poets, & Candy April 10, 2013: In high school a friend of mine, who was suffering through the relentlessly miserable alienation of a suburban public education, was diagnosed with “Emotional Disorder.” Emotional Disorder! She [...] by

Favorite Poets in Pop Culture March 11, 2013: And by “pop culture,” Flavorwire means characters in film and on TV; they’ve compiled a list of the top ten “Favorite Poets of Pop Culture Characters” for your [...] by

Fragments of Emily Dickinson’s Poems on Fragments of Paper January 15, 2013: Slate’s blog The Vault alerts us to more Emily Dickinson news, having accessed her letters and manuscripts at Amherst College Digital Collections–as can we all, now that they’ve [...] by

Emily Dickinson Manuscripts Now Live and Open to the Public! January 7, 2013: Here’s what’s trending across the blogshpere: The good folks at Amherst College have digitized and published all their manuscript holdings of poems, letters, and whatnot by the Belle of [...] by

Emily Dickinson Artifacts December 18, 2012: Flavorwire presents 10 Dickinson family artifacts curated by Harvard University. To introduce the slides, Emily Temple writes: Emily Dickinson is probably literature’s most notorious shut-in — [...] by

“Without–the power to die–”: Joyelle McSweeney Reading Emily Dickinson November 12, 2012: Head over to Montevidayo where Joyelle McSweeney engages Emily Dickinson’s poem 754 [My Life had stood — a Loaded Gun]. She starts her reading of this slippery poem by writing: In the past [...] by

A Dickinson Remix October 12, 2012: More Dickinson in the news! Check out this Smithsonian post in which they cull a few musical salutes to Emily. Fun stuff. From the Smithsonian site: What poetry 101 student could forget Emily [...] by

Young Adult Author Reading to Help Restock Dickinson Home Bookshelves October 9, 2012: From The Boston Globe: Emily Dickinson is the inspiration for a new young adult novel set in the poet’s hometown of Amherst. At the heart of Milton resident Kathryn Burak’s “Emily’s Dress and [...] by