1. Happy birthday to Hunter S. Thompson, who would be 77 today: http://powells.us/1qL2pKK

     
  2. A great Vonnegut-ism from Mother Night: http://powells.us/1r8u63t

     
  3. Words are important. http://powells.us/1rRNLpM

     
  4. Happy 85th birthday to Norton Juster! http://powells.us/1rkQk3f

     
  5. We will never forget how Maya Angelou made us feel. RIP. http://powells.us/1rhszcr

     
  6. Today we’re celebrating Rachel Carson, who was born on this day in 1907! http://powells.us/1qB8hKF

     
  7. This one goes out to all the aspiring writers out there during Children’s Book Week. Don’t forget that you have the power to write your own stories, too! http://powells.us/1qzVd8b  

     
  8. Happy birthday, Gary Snyder! http://powells.us/1sd7X1U

     
  9. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist, died today. He was 87. http://powells.us/1qQFL4r

     
  10. You have until Monday to vote in the Poetry Madness Round of 32. Will Louise Glück defeat Denise Levertov? You decide! http://powells.us/QdG246