Posts Tagged: poetry

Following the Fellows: Katherine Robinson

I spent a week in the Emory Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library reading Ted Hughes’s notes and drafts for Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow and Cave Birds: An Alchemical Cave Drama.  I am researching Hughes’s use of stories from The Mabinogion—  a collection of Welsh myths recorded…

Following the Fellows: Olga Dugan

A Voice in the Rose: Reconstitution and Remembrance in Natasha Trethewey’s Papers In the aftermath of 72 hours spent in the library taking what has come to 89 pages of typed, meticulously-organized notes, as well as a treasured and productive afternoon shared in conversation with United States Poet Laureate Consultant (2012-2014) and Emory University professor, Natasha Trethewey,…

Following the Fellows: David Troupes

What can we make of the early drafts of a poem? What is the status of the discarded line? These questions were somewhere in the back of my mind as I prepared for my three-week visit to the Rose Library to pore through the Ted Hughes archive as part of the research for my PhD….

Processing Fun: Writings by May Miller

“Revealing Her Story: Documenting African American Women Intellectuals” is a two-year project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to arrange and describe the personal papers of nine African American women writers, artists and musicians. Collections included in the project are the Pearl Cleage papers; additions to the Delilah Jackson papers; the Samella…