Wordsworth’s American Champion

Nearly two centuries ago, Penn professor Henry Hope Reed put William Wordsworth on America’s cultural map. More or less forgotten today (make that more), Reed was an impressive scholar whose enthusiasm for Wordsworth and English Romanticism helped shape the nation’s literary values.

First Fictions

First time novelists Robert Cort, Caren Lissner, and Lisa Tucker talk about themselves and their writing, accompanied by excerpts from their work.

Penn & Ink

A reading series at Kelly Writers House is bringing in a stream of alumni poets, fiction writers, journalists, screenwriters, editors, and literary agents back to campus—many for their first time since graduation.