Heaney’s Homeplace by Catherine Brogan

Brogan’s work commemorates lives lost and invites the reader to remember the conflict as she suggests that northern Ireland is still wrestling with the effects of the Troubles. Continue reading

Survival 101

Advice from the Norse

Expect the best, but don’t leave the house without your spear.

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Poetry Contest for Virginia Writers

The Graybeal-Gowen Prize for VA Poets Is Open 2/14-3/17

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“Beyond Autobiography: Claudia Emerson,” essay by Philip Belcher/ Review of HILLBILLY ELEGY

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Under Discussion Now

Anne Sexton: Great insight can be gained from an in-depth look at Anne Sexton’s work, which transcends average definitions of poetry. Myers analyzes the significance of the journey through “Transformations.” VISIT OUR BLOG FOR EVERYTHING FROM POGO THE POSSUM TO HARPER LEE. Continue reading