Reading poetry is always an insightful experience, but hearing the written words said out loud can have a more chilling effect. Whether it’s the uplifting stanzas or soothing voice of the reader, sometimes spoken word and poetry readings can be comforting to listen to. Even the most hugot ones can help make you feel less […]
March 21 is World Poetry Day, and what better way to celebrate than by exploring our country’s own rich poetry scene? With so many languages and dialects to utilize when describing our rich history and experiences, the Philippines has a lot to offer to the poetry world. Here are 5 poets and 5 poem collections/works […]
“The Waste Land” is nowadays no longer a puzzle poem, except for the puzzle of making it relevant for the digital age.
With the end of November comes the end of Literacy Month but fear not because there are so many avenues available to continue spreading the love for all things literacy and literature all year around. One of the many ways that people have been doing this is through the spoken word poetry side of TikTok. […]
‘You’re the wildest, loveliest piece of flesh’: Sylvia Plath’s love letters to Ted Hughes up for sale
“Do you know that you have the most delicious quirked lovely mouth and your eyes crink up and you are all warm…” wrote Sylvia Plath.
In 2022, Margaret Atwood will release her latest work, “Burning Questions,” a collection of essays tackling the most pertinent issues.
As proprietor of the landmark City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, Lawrence Ferlinghetti was an iconic Beat Generation poet.
One year ago this month, I marched to Popular Bookstore in Tomas Morato to support friends who embarked on publishing their poems independently.
Throughout December, sound installation “Hear Me: Voices of the Epicdemic,” offers a nightly broadcast that captures the history of the AIDS epidemic.