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No Extra Words: The Emotional Punch of Novels in Verse

Posted by: Alli Hartley-Kong

This post was written by Sasha Dowdy, Program Specialist in the Literary Initiatives Office. It appeared originally on Bookmarked: Celebrating Contemporary Books & Writers at the Library. For the close of National Poetry Month, I’d like to highlight novels in verse. The Academy of American Poets defines the form as follows: The verse novel is …