Children’s Book Club: ‘Dear Mr. Henshaw’

Published May 10, 2019

Reader, Come Home: ‘Kristin Lavransdatter’

Published May 3, 2019

By Heart: ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by W.B. Yeats

Published April 26, 2019

‘The Slowdown’ podcast with Tracy K. Smith

Published April 19, 2019

‘Wolf in the Snow’ by Matthew Cordell

Published April 12, 2019

Reader, Come Home: ‘Little Rhymes for Lowly Plants’

Published April 5, 2019

Read more about poet Paul J. Willis.

By Heart: Emily Dickinson’s “I Started Early — Took My Dog —”

Published March 29, 2019


‘Twirl’ Book Club

Published February 14, 2019

The three posts about Callie Feyen’s newest release, “Twirl,” are available for Patrons of Tweetspeak Poetry. An investment of $1 a month gives you access.http://calliefeyen.com

The first week looks at clothes, through the lens of Rick Riordan’s “The Lightning Thief,” the first in the Percy Jackson series.

The second week looks at stories, using Maurice Sendak’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are.”

And the final week examines becoming a writer, using Beverly Cleary’s Newbery-winner, “Dear Mr. Henshaw,” which will be the Children’s Book Club selection May 2019.

Children’s Book Club: ‘Mr. Bliss’

Published March 8, 2019

Reader, Come Home: Why ‘Jane Eyre’ is a YA Novel

Published March 1, 2019