A Queer Character in ‘Kristin Lavransdatter’?

There is no way to know. The three books that comprise Kristin Lavransdatter — The Wreath (1920), The Wife (1921), The Cross (1922) — were written almost a hundred years ago by the Nobel prize-winning author, Sigrid Undset, who died in 1949. … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Dotty’

Published November 8, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/11/08/childrens-book-club-dotty/ … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud’

Published August 30, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/08/30/by-heart-i-wandered-lonely-as-a-cloud-new-challenge/ … [Read more]

Hiking Lake Dorothy, Colorado

Published August 16 ,2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/08/16/dreams-imaginings-trail-tags/ … [Read more]

WACOAN Woman of Interest: Annie Rhodes-Johnigan

Published September 2019 https://www.wacoan.com/annie-rhodes-johnigan/ … [Read more]

Naomi Shihab Nye: Young People’s Poet Laureate

Published August 23, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/08/23/naomi-shihab-nye-young-peoples-poet-laureate/ … [Read more]

‘The Art of the Essay’ book club starts today!

Starting today and continuing for the next two Wednesdays, I’ll be leading a book club discussion at Tweetspeak Poetry about Charity Singleton Craig’s new book The Art of the Essay. It's a patron-only club, and more information about how to become a … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!’

Published August 9, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/08/09/childrens-book-club-oh-my-oh-my-oh-dinosaurs/ … [Read more]

Reader, Come Home: ‘Evvie Drake Starts Over’ by Linda Holmes

Published August 2, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/08/02/reader-come-home-evvie-drake-starts-over/ … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye

*perhaps my all-time favorite poem* Published July 26, 2019 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2019/07/26/by-heart-kindness-wordsworth-challenge/ … [Read more]