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7 Classic Poems of Autumn

Fall leaves

A selection of classic fall poetry by Shakespeare, Frost, Keats, and other dead poets.

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#RockBannedBooks

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In honor of Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28), we created the Twitter hashtag #RockBannedBooks to raise awareness of books that have been banned or contested.

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10 Donald Hall Quotes

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“Let us stifle under mud at the pond’s edge
and affirm that it is fitting
and delicious to lose everything.”

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National Poetry Month 2013 Open Thread

Open Mic poetry and music reading

A wide open space to show off your original poetry, your favorite copyright-free poem, or any thoughts that you wish to share about poetry.

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Why New York’s Literary Crowd is Suddenly in Thrall to Hungarian Fiction

Hari Kunzru sees New York’s literary hipsters flocking to a translation that offers some meat and gristle to chew over.

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Jeffrey Ford: Tribute to a Mentor

Even students who love writing aren’t thrilled about first-year composition. If not taught well, the classwork and assignments feel routine, like practice with no chance for game time.

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National Poetry Month 2012 Open Thread

Put your poetry here, poetic people.

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Author Strip Searches: Google Keyword Mashup Haiku

We also get more searches about dating a stripper than we can fathom due to an ancient article by Greg Bruns…I thought, why not make haiku combining these searches?

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Why Can’t Amazon and the Indies Just Get Along?

Amazon riled up the book-reading world again, using a price-checking app promotion to declare war on the brick-and-mortars.

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Identity Theory 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

Ho Ho Ho

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On Second Thought, Maybe I Won’t Do NaNoWriMo This Year

Some time tomorrow, which is the first day of November, the second to last month of the year twenty eleven a.d., a Tuesday like so many other Tuesdays that have come before and likely will come again barring any unforeseen incidents…

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Sailing: Good Clean Fun!

The waters are rising to record highs near our headquarters.

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Stories of Prohibition and the Return of Identity Theory

“Prohibition never works,” except as a subject for the latest features on Identity Theory.

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Identity Theory Fiction on Million Writers Award "Notable Stories of 2010" List

Congrats to Michelle Lawrence and CJ Hallman for making storySouth’s list of Notable Stories of 2010.

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Back in Black

Identity Theory will return the week of April 4th.

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