Frank Stasio, host of radio program The State of Things, talks to poet Joy Harjo about her latest collection, Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings.
This biography outlines the life of Phillis Wheatley, who became a published poet despite being enslaved.
Source: The Independent
Tom Sutcliffe, who writes about the arts and media, examines artists’ struggle to make works relating to 9/11.
According to the author of this article, movies in genres such as horror and science fiction are being recognized as part of the mainstream because audiences connect with them in meaningful ways.
Source: Smithsonian Magazine
What can the camera tell us about the lives and work of famous authors? In this article, poet Mark Strand examines an 1891 photograph of Walt Whitman.
Source: Art Museum Teaching
A museum educator gives some practical tips for viewing art and refutes the idea that museum visitors need to study ahead of time or follow a prescribed approach.
Source: The Portalist
Where do fairy tales and legends come from? At least one well-known tale is rooted in a real historic event.
Source: The Austin Chronicle
Shakespeare and puppets may not seem like a natural combination, but this theater review makes the case that puppets are the perfect metaphor for the couple at the forefront of The Tragedy of Macbeth.
Source: The Conversation
Read about five poets who used poetry as a means of protest.
Source: National Geographic
Writer Kennedy Warne reflects on his admiration of Henry David Thoreau after a day spent at Walden Pond. View the image gallery at the top of the article to see the inspirational location.