Luis Alberto Urrea’s latest book follows the epic journey of his great-aunt Teresa Urrea from Mexico to turn-of-the-century industrial America. Continue reading
Poets & Writers
“All important events in the world — whether admirable or monstrous — are always spearheaded in the realm of words,” said the late Czech author, playwright, political activist, and statesman Vaclav Havel. The intersection of literature and real life has always been a keen interest of Bill Moyers, who has invited many writers and poets to share their work and perspectives with him over the years.
EXPLORE Poets & Writers
The American Library Association’s list of “most challenged” books inspired us to ask viewers for ones they consider most essential. Continue reading
Poet Christian Wiman reads from an essay about living with cancer, finding faith, and being sustained by family. Continue reading
We asked former Poet Laureate Rita Dove whom she considers the 21st century’s Allen Ginsberg or Countee Cullen. Off the top of her head, she reeled off a number of poets under 40, whose work she’s “following with great hope.” … Continue reading