More than 570 love letters between 19th-century poet Elizabeth Barrett from her future husband, fellow poet Robert Browning have long fascinated scholars and poetry fans. Starting today, Valentine's Day, their famous love letters are available online, where readers can see them just as they were written — with creased paper, fading ink, quill pen cross-outs, and even the envelopes.
The poet, teacher and influential figure in the region’s literary scene died Sunday after a six-month battle with cancer. At the same time, friends gathered at Zandbroz Variety in Fargo to read his works and favorite pieces.
U.A. Fanthorpe, a highly regarded English poet who was first inspired by the human tragedy she saw in a neurological hospital, has died at age 79. Her late-starting career was crowned with honors, including the Queen’s Medal for Poetry in 2003.
An acclaimed U.S. poet who had been working on a book about volcanoes disappeared five days ago during a scouting expedition on a tropical island in southern Japan.
Craig Arnold, 41, is an assistant professor of English at the University of Wyoming. He went missing Monday during a visit to a volcano on the island of Kuchinoerabu-jima in the northern Ryukyu Islands of southern Japan.
There have been a few great Minnesota writers whose physical stature matched their intellectual stature. Bill Holm was one of those. He was something like a grain elevator breaking up the prairie landscape – imposing but not entirely foreign, booming out an everyday flat Minnesota voice with an irreverent edge. It was a colloquial voice spoken in perfect, eloquent English.
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