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If Classic Authors Had Tinder

By ElodieAugust 7, 2018
Considering the impact it’s had on our society, it’s amazing to think that Tinder has only existed for something like .0000001% of... More  →
If Classic Authors Had Tinder

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Emily Dickinson

By ElodieJune 6, 2018
Big news, book people: there’s going to be a TV series all about Emily Dickinson, the prolific American poet whose works are almost... More  →
8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Emily Dickinson

Better Names for All the Poems You'll Have to Read in English Class

By ElodieJanuary 12, 2017
Have you ever read a poem before? I’m guessing you have. If you liked it, good news: there’s plenty more where that... More  →
Better Names for All the Poems You'll Have to Read in English Class

The 101: Where to Start Analyzing a Poem

By Emma W.April 1, 2016
Poetry is HARD. I mean, I often have trouble understanding it—and I am myself a poet and a poetry teacher. But that... More  →
The 101: Where to Start Analyzing a Poem

If You Could Have Any Writer, Living or Dead, to Dinner, HERE'S WHAT THEY WOULD SAY

By Emma W.November 11, 2015
"If you could have anyone—living or dead—to dinner, who would it be?" is a common refrain of most childhoods. Or at least,... More  →
If You Could Have Any Writer, Living or Dead, to Dinner, HERE'S WHAT THEY WOULD SAY

The 11 SCARIEST Women in History

By Emma W.October 19, 2015
In preparation for Halloween, I thought back on all the ~*~SpOoKy~*~women of times past, the ones who haunt history with their unnatural... More  →
The 11 SCARIEST Women in History

Halloween Costumes That Only Literary People Would Get

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 30, 2013
Every year, we see a lot of bumble bee costumes and dinosaur costumes, and we're like, "Cool, but WHAT IS THE BEE... More  →
Halloween Costumes That Only Literary People Would Get