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Special Features

We invited 2016 Walt Whitman winner Mai Der Vang to curate a four-part series that will highlight a small community of Hmong American poets whose voices enrich and bring greater diversity to the literary landscape of this country. Each month, Vang will feature a poem by and discussion with a Hmong American poet as a way to showcase their work and explore the themes that drive them to write. First up: a poem and interview with Burlee Vang.

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In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, we commissioned fifty poets to write poems about a park in each of the fifty states for the project Imagine Our Parks with Poems.

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Jan 2000 A Reading Guide to Langston Hughes on Teaching Poetry
Jun 2016 Lunch Bag Sestinas: Writing Collaborative Poems on Teaching Poetry
Apr 2014 How I Teach Poetry in the Schools on Teaching Poetry
Jan 2000 Langston Hughes Discussion Questions on Teaching Poetry
Jun 2016 The Poetry Reading: Lessons Learned from a Struggling Student on Teaching Poetry
Apr 2014 The Poetry of Superstition and Supposition on Teaching Poetry
Jun 2016 Exercising the Imagination on Teaching Poetry
Apr 2014 Unlearning to Write on Teaching Poetry
Apr 2014 Don't Paraphrase on Teaching Poetry
Jun 2004 Letters of Marianne Moore Letters