Jane Yolen Revises One of Her Daily Poems

Today, I am featuring an entry from Jane Yolen’s journal. It follows her revision process as she works on a recent poem.

Jane Yolen — Author of children’s books, fantasy, and science fiction, including Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? » Telling the True.


Why Poetry Endures: An Interview with James Galvin

A number of years ago I was fortunate to attend a seminar with James Galvin at Centrum, the Port Townsend writer’s conference. Here is his take on the reason to write poetry.

The Pleasure of Ideas – Spectator@IOWA – Monthly News for UI Alumni and Friends – The University of Iowa.