AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The Emily Dickinson Museum has received a $600,000 pledge toward its goal of raising $3.5 million for major renovations and improvements.
The gift from former museum board members John and Elizabeth Armstrong will be used for the design and reconstruction of the Carriage House that once stood to the east of The Evergreens, the home of Emily Dickinson’s brother, Austin, and his wife, Susan, the Amherst museum said in a statement last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hope is the thing with feathers, poet Emily Dickinson wrote. For Richard Thorns, the feathers are pink...
MADISON — A Fort Atkinson muse who has been called “one of America’s best unknown poets” was recognized by the Wisconsin Legislature Wednesday.
Referred by literary experts as the “Emily Dickinson of the 20th century,” Lorine Niedecker spent much of her life on Blackhawk Island, west of Fort Atkinson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Acclaimed 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson was famously reclusive, although she maintained numerous correspondences. She was an extremely prolific poet, though not publicly recognized in her lifetime, and many details of her life remain a mystery.