This list describes how 25 women were inspired by nature and used it heavily in their writing.
Writer Megan O’Grady describes how she is inspired by the work of Nobel Prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska.
Learn about playright Eugene O’Neill in this short biography.
Source: Sonoma Index-Tribune
Professor and author Jeanne C. Reesman extols the writing of Jack London.
Read about poet Robert Hayden and listen to him recite part of one of his most famous poems.
The Mastheads, a residency program for writers, built five small studios inspired by famous local authors, such as Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne, for its recipients to work in.
Learn how an uncovered painting provided historians with new details of George Washington’s army.
Click this link to learn more about Sherman Alexie, author of “The Powwow at the End of the World,” who believes many Native American stories and voices need to be heard.
Source: Baylor University
A film historian at Baylor University believes horror movies are so compelling because they reflect the difficult and disturbing aspects of our society and ourselves.
Source: Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Scottish setting of Macbeth seems crucial—after all, it’s Scottish history—but numerous adaptations set around the globe have proved that the setting is far from essential.