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Emily Dickenson — One Of Our Greatest Poets

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson is often referred to as one of the most influential American Poets. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1830 and died in 1886 from what was called Bright’s disease (an ailment of the kidneys now called nephritis). … Continue reading

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Why Wine Is Like Poetry, And Vice Versa

Every dictionary seems to have a different understanding of what constitutes poetry and how it should be defined. One calls it the “Rhythmical composition for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts” — not very poetic. Another says “Language … Continue reading

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Submitting to Contests

Writers can spend a lot of time and money submitting their work. Often we submit to contests. Winning any contest can be a positive addition to your resume. Winning a prestigious contests can help catapult your career forward in profound … Continue reading

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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago, currently lives in New York but grew up in San Francisco. She writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her books include the Pulitzer Prize winning Visit from the Goon Squad. In Visit from the Goon Squad … Continue reading

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