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Book Talk by the Sea

                      Sharing Books and Verse at the                        Camden Public Library

 

Notes on Grief

"'Never' has come to stay. 'Never' feels so unfairly punitive. For the rest of my life, I will live with my hands outstretched for things...

Poem of the Week: Ongoing

Asian American poet Jenny Xie was born in China, raised in New Jersey, and now lives in New York City. Her debut book of poetry, Eye...

Poem of the Week: Theory of Loneliness

This week's poem comes from Lisa Richter, whose book of poetry Nautilus and Bone won the 2020 Jewish Book Award for Poetry. In addition...

Poem of the Week: Eating Together

As we continue the celebratory observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I'll be devoting space in the Poem of...

An Earth Day Read: The Seed Keeper

Milkweed Editions has been responsible for publishing a number of remarkably distinct and breathtaking debut works over the years, and...

Poem(s) of the Week: Joyce Sutphen

One for poetry itself and one for spring today as we continue to celebrate National Poetry Month at the library. Both of this week's...

Staff Picks

A new season has begun, and the Camden Public Library staff is reflecting on some reads from winter as we move on to days marked by a...

National Poetry Month

(National Poetry Month poster designed by Brooklyn, NY high school senior Bao Lu) This April marks the 25th annual celebration of...

Poem of the Week: You're

Sylvia Plath's poetry is often hard to read—if not to interpret, then to stomach. The poet often articulated her suicidal and despondent...

The Liar's Dictionary

Do you have room for some thoughtful whimsy in your to-read pile? Eley Williams' new novel The Liar's Dictionary joins a growing list of...

Poem of the Week: Worm Moon

Something about the coming of spring has always felt to me incredibly well-suited to poetry, as though it serves as an enchantment,...

Poem of the Week: The Lost Land

With St. Patrick's Day on the horizon, it seems a good time to share the beautiful work of Dublin-born poet Eavan Boland. Boland's work...

 

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