Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Susan Neville
National Poetry Month
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Susan Neville

For National Poetry Month, Indiana's Poet Laureate Matthew Graham offered a series of questions to today's Hoosier poets. This week, we bring you Susan Neville's reflection, "On Poetry and Music."

April 24, 2020
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Dan Wakefield
National Poetry Month
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Dan Wakefield

For National Poetry Month, Indiana's Poet Laureate Matthew Graham offered a series of questions to today's Hoosier poets. This week, we bring you Dan Wakefield's essay, "How Poetry Saved Me."

April 17, 2020
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Rosalie Moffett
National Poetry Month
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Rosalie Moffett

For National Poetry Month, Indiana's Poet Laureate Matthew Graham offered a series of questions to today's Hoosier poets. This week, we bring you Rosalie Moffett's reflections on how poetry helps readers, and writers, contend with their experiences of the world.

April 10, 2020
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Marianne Boruch
National Poetry Month
Poetry in Our Time: Conversation with Marianne Boruch

For National Poetry Month, Indiana's Poet Laureate Matthew Graham offered a series of questions to today's Hoosier poets. This week, we bring you Marianne Boruch's reflections on the power, and solace, to be found in poetry.

April 3, 2020
Poetry in Our Time: Conversations for National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month
Poetry in Our Time: Conversations for National Poetry Month

Indiana's State Poet Laureate, Matthew Graham, introduces an insightful series of interviews with Hoosier poets in honor of National Poetry Month.

March 31, 2020
Michigan City Public Library’s SlampCamp gives kids confidence and star power
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Michigan City Public Library’s SlampCamp gives kids confidence and star power

“I’m coming back every year!” an elated fifth-grader exclaimed to his parents. Will Tallackson, who wants to be known by his rapper name Willie D, was initially nervous to present a rap in front of a room full of friends, family and community members on the performance night of SlamCamp …

October 11, 2019
One of the Many Gifts from Gene Stratton-Porter
Next Indiana Campfires
One of the Many Gifts from Gene Stratton-Porter

Aaron Moe of St. Mary’s College reflects on our recent Next Indiana Campfire trek at Spicer Lake Nature Preserve in St. Joseph County

June 3, 2019
National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month: More Staff Reflections

As we wrap up National Poetry Month, Indiana Humanities staff members shared some of their all-time favorite poems and performances. Happy reading!

April 30, 2019