Jonathan Majors no longer attending A-list fundraiser after assault charges
The actor was dropped by his publicist this week and will face court on May 8 on charges of assault.
Dad discovers son being taught Tupac in 7th grade English class
Alex Preston told Newsweek he shared a picture of his son's homework as it was "something my teenage self would never have predicted."
Johnny Depp Accused of Stealing Lines From Prisoner's Poem for Song Lyrics
A song recorded by the actor and guitarist Jeff Beck for their new album appears to use lines from a poem without giving credit to the author.
'Bad and Boring': Ben Shapiro Slams Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman
Gorman's latest poem has divided opinions, but political commentator Ben Shapiro and many others have made their feelings abundantly clear.
'Blood Spitting Everywhere'—9-Year-Old Girl's Gory Poem Stuns Internet
One fan commented: "That poem did more for seat belt usage than any PSA attempt in the last 40 years."
These Valentine's Day Poems and Messages Will Make Your Partner Swoon
To help you woo your partner this Valentine's Day and let them know just how special they are, Newsweek has pulled together a list of poems, quotes and messages.
Maya Angelou Quarters Now in Circulation as First in Series
The coin depicting the celebrated poet is the first in a series honoring famous American women that will run through 2025.
Read Amanda Gorman's New Year's Poem 'New Day's Lyric' in Full
Amanda Gorman has written a New Year's poem titled "New Day's Lyric" to round off a rollercoaster of a year.
Twitter Trolls Ted Cruz for Naughty Limerick Directed at Biden
"There once was a small 'man' named Ted / who in a crisis to Mexico fled," one trolling poem began.
Marianne Faithfull Realizes Her Dream Project With 'She Walks in Beauty'
The British singer, who survived a near-fatal bout with COVID-19 last year, just released a new album with musician Warren Ellis, featuring her readings of British Romantic poetry.
Terrorism Finds No Room Here
For the sake of the many writers I grew to admire in Myanmar, I hope the country emerges unscathed to find a voice—and freedom—again.
Google Doodle Celebrates Audre Lorde—Black, Lesbian, Feminist Poet
Lorde, who died in 1992, was a civil rights champion and famously described herself as "Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet."
Watch Amanda Gorman Read Her Super Bowl Poem
National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman performed a poem at Super Bowl LV on Sunday.
Amanda Gorman's Inaugural Book Will Get One Million First Prints
Viking Books for Young Readers has announced plans to print one million copies each of the acclaimed poet's upcoming three books, including "The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country."
Amanda Gorman, Inauguration Poet, Wants to Be President One Day
Gorman, "a self-described future candidate for the United States presidency," read her poem at Joe Biden's swearing in.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas' 2020 Parodies for a Truly Unique Year
These satires mention the coronavirus pandemic, Steve Kornacki, and even Four Seasons Total Landscaping.
Emily Dickinson Quotes: Words of Wisdom to Celebrate on Her Birthday
As the poet once wrote, "Forever is composed of nows."
Happy Birthday EE Cummings: 11 of His Most Memorable & Romantic Lines
It was EE Cummings who once wrote, "I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance."
To Ring in Fall 2020, Here Are 16 Quotes to Get Cozy With This Autumn
"Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale."
National Poetry Day: Poems About Climate Change
A selection of poems that discuss global warming and the climate emergency for National Poetry Day 2019.
David Berman, Leader of Indie Rock Band Silver Jews Dies at 52
In addition to his critically acclaimed music projects like Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, Berman was a well-regarded poet.
Who Is Dareen Tatour? Israel Jails Poet for Five Months
Tatour was convicted of inciting violence and supporting terrorist groups through poems posted to social media.
Henry Winkler on Cursing, Burgers and HBO's 'Barry'
Sitting down with Henry Winkler is surprising and fun—as is his portrayal of Gene Cousineau in "Barry."
Quotes to Celebrate Maya Angelou's Birthday
Before her death in 2014, Dr. Angelou contributed countless memorable words to her readers, listeners and fans across the world.
Best Science Poems on Space, Evolution and Dinosaurs
Science is a fickle muse. In celebration of National Poetry Month, here are some science poems for your reading pleasure.
Why A Poem About Plums Went Viral
Researchers identify why so many may be drawn to poems like William Carlos Williams's short ode to a plum.
Refugees' Dreams Are Made of This
One Danish artist is using walls to help bridging differences and misunderstandings.
New York Celebrates Jon Giorno
A summer-long exhibition, spread across 13 New York City venues, will explore seven decades of the underground poet-artist's droll work.
Is the Pen Mightier Than Trump? Ask the 'Paris Review'
America's foremost literary magazine has digitized its deep archives, going back to founder George Plimpton.
Colson Whitehead Wins National Book Award in Fiction
2016 winners also included Ibram X. Kendi in nonfiction; Daniel Borzutzky in poetry; and John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell in young people's literature.