Who Is Rae Armantrout, Winner of the Poetry Pulitzer?

Struggling with cancer, Rae Armantrout, 62, thought she would die sometime during the last half of her book of poems, Versed. It's a good thing she was wrong; otherwise, she would have missed the surprise of winning the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. She heard this news Monday, and it may be sweeter for us that this announcement came during National Poetry Month. ...more

Pulitzer News Flash- The Prize Goes to Sally Hemings

As journalists around the world rush to see who's just been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, WVFC's eye was drawn by one non-journo on the list. ...more

Review: I am a Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

Douglas Hofstadter’s I am a Strange Loop is difficult to review. Having read his masterwork Gödel, Esher, Bach more than twenty years ago, I expected to like this new work, in which he revisits and extends many of the same ideas.   ...more