On the Shelf
Poetic Prescriptions, Banished Words
October 4, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
Get a prescription form from the Poetry Pharmacy.
A poem written by Sylvia Plath as a college student has surfaced.
This year’s “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse, and General Uselessness.”
Orson Welles and Hemingway had a relationship. It was “very strange.”
Mark Twain: “Apparently, the Concord library has condemned Huck as ‘trash and only suitable for the slums.’ This will sell us another twenty-five thousand copies for sure!” Writers respond to having books banned.