Frost’s Pulitzer Prize-winning collection New Hampshire celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and scholars say we may be remembering the poet all wrong.
A celebrated poet and Nobel laureate, Louise Glück wrote about mortality, broken families and human frailty with devastating wryness and quiet beauty.
Ada Limón is the first woman of Mexican ancestry to be named U.S. poet laureate. Through her understanding of social media and the power of connection, she strives to make poetry accessible to everyone.
In 2020, Hiram Sims ’05 opened the Sims Library of Poetry, a space for people from Inglewood and the rest of Los Angeles to read, write and create.
USC Dornsife historian and poet Adrian De Leon traces the histories of the Filipino diaspora across continents all the while exploring the meaning of home. [5½ min read]
Poet and playwright Catherine Theis graduates with a Ph.D. in creative writing having found her life’s passion and her partner within the academy. [6 min read]
Get to know the award-winning poet laureate, theologian and USC Dornsife writer in residence. [1¾ min read]
Former California Poet Laureate and USC Dornsife Professor of English Carol Muske-Dukes selects a variety of poetic works that celebrate love, romance and passion. [6 min read]
Years after issuing a call to action to save poetry, poet and Angeleno Dana Gioia is set to fulfill his mission as the California poet laureate with his statewide tour culminating in an L.A. poetry event on Oct. 6. [6 1/4 min read]