Two Poets Who Lent a Helpful Hand to Libraries

Recognizing the birthdays of Archibald MacLeish and Mona Van Duyn

Most writers know they can’t support themselves with their art. For every Stephen King, there are many more who earn little writing and thus must make money another way. This reality is even more true for poets. 

Many writers, such as poets Archibald MacLeish and Mona Van Duyn, take collegiate teaching jobs. Both taught at universities at some point in t…

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