Poetry Soup – Ep. 16: “Kids Who Die” by Langston Hughes

https://stonesoup.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Poetry-Soup-Ep.-16-Take-2.MP3.mp3 Hello, and welcome to Poetry Soup! I’m your host, Emma Catherine Hoff. Today, I’ll be talking about the poem, “Kids Who Die,” by Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1901, in Joplin, Missouri. As an African American alive at the time of the Harlem Renaissance, Hughes wrote influential poetry, prose, and […]

Stone Soup’s Contest Series

Stone Soup is excited to announce our new contest series! We are now accepting submissions for our short story, poetry, and artwork prizes. We will select a single winner—one story, one poem, and one piece of art—from each category and publish them in the magazine. Winners will also receive three free expedited submissions ($30 value) […]

Poetry Soup – Ep. 15: “Witchgrass” by Louise Gluck

https://stonesoup.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Poetry-Soup-Ep.-15-copy.MP3.mp3 Transcript: Hello, and welcome to Poetry Soup. I’m your host, Emma Catherine Hoff. There’s been a short break, but Poetry Soup is back, with “Witchgrass,” by the late Louise Gluck. Louise Gluck was born on April 22, 1943 in New York City. She wrote 12 books of poetry, including The Wild Iris, which I […]