“Thank You For the Light”: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Unpublished Work, Popularity and Scholarship

The New Yorker recently featured a previously unpublished short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald called “Thank You For the Light.” The piece is short (c.1000 words) and closely resembles flash fiction. In style, it is simple, unadorned and witty. Mrs. Hanson, the protagonist, is a travelling saleswoman who spends her day desperately trying to find a place […]

The Martin Luther King Digital Archive: A Landmark of Intellectual Freedom

Today, on Martin Luther King Day, a new digital archive containing 200, 000 documents pertaining to Dr. King opened to the public for the first time. Letters, speeches, notes and telegrams are among the wealth of resources now available to scholars, students, researchers and general readers on an attractive and easily navigable website created by The King […]

Poetry of September 11: A New Digital Archive from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress have recently compiled a digital archive called Poetry of September 11. The expansive guide consists of poetry from well known, established poets as well as members of the public who responded to the grief and trauma of the Twin Tower attacks through poetry. Poetry of September 11is divided into a number of sections: Print Publications Online […]