Author Spotlight: Walt Whitman
Despite often being called obscene and trashy by critics, Walt Whitman was one of America’s greatest poets. This is how he grew into the internationally acclaimed writer we’re still reading today. 
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The History of Earth Day in the United States
In the 1960s, America saw a wave of grassroots environmental activism. That evolved to form many of today’s policies surrounding the planet’s protection. This blog post covers everything you need to know about the history of Earth Day in the United States. 
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The Assassination of Abe Lincoln
After the conclusion of a violent war, the assassination of President Lincoln shook the nation. This is the story of what happened on that fateful night and of the man whose named would forever be etched into history. 
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Author Spotlight: Flannery O’Connor
Flannery O’Connor helped sculpt the Southern Gothic genre. Her writing went on to inspire generations of writers. Read on for the moments in her life that crafted her writer’s voice. 
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Author Spotlight: Robert Frost
What made poet Robert Frost unique was his ability to relay stories in everyday language to his readers. Read on to learn what prompted Frost to write in this style.
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