Poet Layli Long Soldier announced DMZ Colony by Don Mee Choi (Wave Books) as the winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry during a ceremony held virtually due to the pandemic. DMZ Colony was a finalist among works
This month, I had the opportunity to speak with poet SL Heaton, who beautifully describes how her writing journey has evolved over the years, from a therapeutic outlet and hobby to an inspirational message of hope and encouragement for others
Chloë Frayne, an LGBTQI poet from South Australia, writes from her experiences with love, long-distance relationships, traveling, healing, hope, and adventure. Frayne is the author of two self-published poetry books, and this year she is releasing her first traditionally-published collection,
Raised in Zomba, Malawi, Upile Chisala is a storyteller, sociologist, and activist. Her hope is to tell stories from the margins, and through her work, help others and herself come to terms with the past, celebrate the present, and confidently
April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to celebrate than Poem in Your Pocket Day? Poem in Your Pocket Day is celebrated every April; this year the official date is April 18th. This day strives to celebrate the
Poetry and music have a natural and long-standing connection. The two art forms are both known for their lyricism, rhythm, and strong sense of emotion. In fact, music often stands out as a crucial part of a poet’s writing routine.
World Health Day is on April 7, spurring us all to think about how to improve our physical, mental, and emotional health. You might know some of the most common recommendations from experts—like eating healthy, exercising, and meditating—but did you