Check out the new collection of personal papers from Wyandot poet and folklorist Bertrand N. O. Walker (Hen-Toh), now available at the Library's Manuscript Division reading room. Click for a preview of his drafts, typed-up poems and other writings.
An interview with U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, for National Hispanic Heritage Month, on the the 80th anniversary of the Library's PALABRA Archive of audio recordings by such writers as Nobel Laureates Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz and Gabriela Mistral.
Meg Medina, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, shares her favorite moments connecting with the voices captured by the Library's PALABRA archive, a collection of Hispanic and Latino poets and writers reading from their works.
In honor of a display and talk tomorrow at the Library about the diversity of the Library's collections through textiles, a blog on how an ancient Persian poetic form made its way to Urdu--and to beautiful illuminated manuscripts in the Library's Asian Division.