April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month. It’s the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, teachers, booksellers, librarians, curators, bloggers and poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives.  ...
Celebrating Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday!

Celebrating Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday!

Classic Booklovers opened two years ago today on Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday. Born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, Poe was an American writer, critic and poet famous for his poetry and tales of mystery, horror and imagination. His great classic...
Frankenstein Turns 200 Years Old

Frankenstein Turns 200 Years Old

Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus turns 200 years old in 2018 and is alive and well! Is it man or monster? The gothic novel was first published anonymously in January 1818 and continues to entertain us today.   Written by Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley when she was...