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Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith is the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States and a professor of creative writing at Princeton University. Born in Massachusetts but raised in central California, Smith graduated from…

J. K. Rowling

Learn all about the mastermind behind Harry Potter More Stuff Harry Potter PlaylistsHarry Potter Banned? Harry Potter Movies! Harry Potter Hangman! About the Autho…

J. K. Rowling

The story of Harry Potter's creator by Ann-Marie Imbornoni   J. K. Rowling Source/AP Photos Who shares YOUR birthday? …

Page

A boy attendant. (Russian, paj, a boy; Greek, pais; Italian, paggio; Spanish, page; Welsh, bachgen. But page, the leaf of a book, is the Latin pagina.) Page (Mr. and Mrs.). Inhabitants …

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still …

Thomas P. Whitney

Russian translatorDied: Dec. 2, 2007 (Manhattan, New York) Best Known as: former diplomat, writer, and Russian translator A former diplomat and writer on Rus…

B. K. S

The name of “residence” given by officers in mufti, who do not wish to give up their address. The word stands for BarracKS. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham B…

Larry Page

Name at birth: Lawrence Edward PageLarry Page and Sergey Brin are the creators of the search engine Google. Larry Page's father was a professor of computer science at Michigan State, and Larry studied…

Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page was a studio session guitarist before joining the U.K. rock band The Yardbirds in 1965. In late 1968 Page joined Robert Plant, John Bonham and John Paul Jones to form Led Zeppelin. Their …