Doing NaNoWriMo? Check out the NaNoWriMo InfoGuide for library resources to help you make it through!
April is National Poetry Month, one time (among many) to celebrate all things poetical. Here are some places to go:
- 30 Ways to Celebrate (Academy of American Poets)
- “Muse and Metaphor” series on NPR’s program “Tell Me More” – Every day in the month of April, “Tell Me More” is broadcasting a Twitter length poem. Submit your poem via the “#TMMPoetry” Twitter hashtag.
- The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress
- Charles Bernstein’s essay “Against National Poetry Month As Such” – a more contrarian view
Sometimes enthralling, often frustrating, background research can make a big difference to the success of a creative writing project. Here’s a new guide for doing background research for creative writing projects.
(You can also get to it via the “Poetry,” “Fiction,” and “Non-Fiction” navigation tabs above.)
It’s Monumental: Presidents Day Graduate Research Workshops
Mason graduate students are welcome to attend Library Graduate Research Workshops on Monday, February 18, 2013.
The current schedule of workshops for the day is available at http://library.gmu.edu/learn
Bring a topic – bring a friend!
Experimental, amusing, or beautiful, artist books are art in book form, intersections between image and text. They may include books with handmade bindings or letter press printing, books in the shape of triangles, or even sculptures. Difficult to define, they are best experienced in person.
Join us for an artist books exhibit at the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives at Fenwick Library on the Fairfax campus. A Fall for the Book event, the the exhibit is currently open during regular library hours.
Espresso Pot 6 Ways by Laura Davidson (photo courtesy of Laura Davidson)