The Answer Sheet: Poetry


Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/13/2013

‘On the Definition of Hope’: a student poem

High school junior recites her poem at Superintendent Joshua Starr’s 2013 State of the Schools address.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Poetry

Posted at 04:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013

National student poets show that STEM isn’t everything

Students win the highest national honor for young poets.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Class Named, Poetry

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/02/2011

That's one heavy book: 10,119 pages, 2 feet thick

There’s a new book in the University of Iowa Libraries but don’t expect anybody to read it all the way through in a single sitting. It’s a 10,119 page, 2-foot-thick book of poetry.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Literature, Literature | Tags:  biggest book, dave morice, guinness book of world records, iowa writers' workshop, literature, longest book, poetry book, university of iowa

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/02/2011

That's one heavy book: 10,119 pages, 2 feet thick

There’s a new book in the University of Iowa Libraries but don’t expect anybody to read it all the way through in a single sitting. It’s a 10,119 page, 2-foot-thick book of poetry.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Literature, Literature | Tags:  biggest book, dave morice, guinness book of world records, iowa writers' workshop, literature, longest book, poetry book, university of iowa