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History Comes Alive at the Library: Collins Library restores 135 year-old printing press.

In 2017, the Collins Library received a gift from the West Coast Paper Company of a unique iron Handpress.  The Press was part of the William O. Thorniley collection that was maintained by the Company for years.  The majority of … Continue reading

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Poet’s Market

Want to get your poetry published? Poet’s Market features hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including listings for book and chapbook publishers, print and online poetry publications, contests, and more. Updated annually, these listings include contact information, submission preferences, … Continue reading

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Crosscurrents

Explore creative works (including fiction, poetry, and art) by fellow students! Crosscurrents is the student literary and art magazine of the University of Puget Sound. It was established in 1958 and has traditionally put out at least one magazine per … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Poetry Center Digital Archive

The Poetry Center at San Francisco State University organizes some 30 public readings, performances, and poetry-related talks each year featuring poets and writers from across the literary spectrum. Their dedicated online archive (nearly 300 items and growing!) makes available new … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Living Nations, Living Words

Joy Harjo is the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States and the first Native American poet to serve in the role. Her signature project, “Living Nations, Living Words” features 47 contemporary Native Nations poets, a story map and an … Continue reading

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Featured Magazine: Poetry

Founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is one of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world. It is known for being the first to publish T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” as well as … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Celebrating the Right to Read – National Library Week

Celebrating the Right to Read – National Library Week This week librarians from across the country celebrate National Library Week. At this critical point in time, it’s vitally important to acknowledge and reflect on the rise in book banning across … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month

Take on a creative writing challenge to celebrate National Poetry Month! NaPoWriMo, or National Poetry Writing Month, is a creative writing project created by poet Maureen Thorson and held annually in April in which participants attempt to write a poem … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Spring Research Services

Collins Library Links: Spring Research Services The second half of the spring semester is upon us, and so, too, are the many research-based projects Puget Sound students have undertaken as part of their coursework. Collins Library staff wish to reach … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books: The Stanley W. Hess Collection

Collins Library is delighted to announce the gift of 150 pop-up books from retired art librarian, Stanley W. Hess. Hess currently lives in Bremerton and is the curator of the Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum, a division formerly of Evergreen Children’s … Continue reading

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