Although studying the language known as “Anglo-Saxon” helped women advance in the academy, the subject is fraught with racist associations.
"False friends" appear or sound like words in their own language, but have different meanings in others. They give us insight into how language changes.
How Elizabeth Strout went from writing in car during her baby's naptime to becoming the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author she is today.
Marie Howe has a new collection of poetry out. Get to know the beloved poet with these 7 poems, available for free PDF download.
In honor of National Poetry Month, we’ve gathered some of the best nature poems from JSTOR. Including Mary Oliver, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas, and others.
Tyehimba Jess has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. We found 4 of his early poems in their original publications and made them open access here.
African-American literary works born out of the ashes of World War I went on to spur the bold spirit of resistance of the African-American protest movement.
Friday Reads: An exclusive short story by Louise Erdrich (author of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry), originally published in The Georgia Review in 1985.
Love poems by Pablo Neruda, Joyce Carol Oates, Kenneth Koch, Willie Perdomo, Robert Penn Warren, Edith Wharton, and more.
The seminal Margaret Atwood novel The Handmaid's Tale feels all too relevant in a time of dystopic “debate” over the worth of women.