Our Terms and Privacy Policy will be updated 9/15/14. By continuing to use AOL, you agree to the updates, and to arbitration of disputes. More. Hide message
Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest from MAKERS delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for new stories from trailblazing women, a big dose of inspiration, and exclusive MAKERS content.

Newsletter Confirmation

Thank you for joining! Please check your inbox for our special welcome letter
with exclusive updates from MAKERS.

NEWS & IDEAS

>

Poetry

Tracy K. Smith wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry!

Monday was a great day for MAKER, Tracy K. Smith. Not only was it her 40th birthday, but the poet and Princeton University professor also won a Pulitzer Prize for her book, Life on Mars. Read More »

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

For National Poetry Month, we bring you 5 Views on Poetry and Prose. In this playlist, we follow the creation of a literary piece, from pen to publication, to tell a story about artistic expression and authorship. Read More »

Is Poetry Essential to Democracy?

Titled “Why Poetry Is Essential to Democracy,” Smith explores the power of poetry to evoke emotions in a reader necessary to make political change. Read More »