"Tell me, what is it you plan to do/with your one wild and precious life?"
If you were surfing in Santa Cruz yesterday and you got a free book... you can thank World Book Night!
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Beacon Press is giving you a chance to win autographed copies of Mary Oliver's books.
The poet Adrienne Rich passed away yesterday.
Edward Cullen as a ruthless CEO with bondage fetish? You have now entered the Twilight fanfic zone.
Today's post, a poem written in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is from poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez.
Four days after the attacks of 9/11, a chance encounter with firefighters on their way to the World Trade Center site inspired Joan Murray to write a poem.
An excerpt from a book that provides a different view of the lives of African-American domestics from the one depicted in The Help.
Mary Oliver asks, "[W]hat is it you plan to do/ with your one wild and precious life?"
The groundbreaking science fiction writer Joanna Russ died on April 29 at the age of 74. Stephen Burt discusses the importance of her work as a woman writing in a male-dominated field.
Find out more about Morning Haiku and how you can win a poster with a poem by Sonia Sanchez.
See Mary Oliver read three of her poems, from an appearance at Emory University earlier this year.
In honor of National Poetry Month, we share this essay by Mary Oliver, which was included in the CD Many Miles: Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver. Beacon Press is giving away five signed copies of Mary Oliver's Swan: Poems and...
In honor of National Poetry Month, Beacon Press will give away five signed copies of Mary Oliver's Swan: Poems and Prose Poems.
A rare interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is available in a new, altered version. The author of Inheriting the Trade writes about why he thinks this is a bad idea.
Out now: Swan: Poems and Prose Poems, the twentieth volume from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Mary Oliver. Read the title poem on the Beacon Press website.
Suffolk Law professor Michael Avery remarks on contemporary themes prevalent in Shakespeare's Henry V.
We invite you to join the poet Maya Angelou called, "a lion in literature's forest," as she lifts her voice in tribute to Dr. Dorothy Irene Height.
Beacon Press congratulates Bellevue Literary Press for Paul Harding's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.