Creative Expression

Omega: Your forthcoming book, Big Magic, is about creative process. “Stubborn” is a word you evoke to describe your writing practice. But you also “ascend toward stubborn gladness” as a way of being joyful and loving...

Omega: You have a very disciplined approach to your writing, but your meditation practice has ebbed and flowed. What is the growing edge in your spiritual practice? 

Elizabeth: I keep trying. I really do...

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may be getting ready to shift its dietary guidelines.

The USDA updates the guidelines every five years. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines...

Move over stuffy hotel conference rooms and name tags. If you want to make connections for your business, it’s time to dance—at 7:00 a.m.

A new wave of networking is taking hold, and it has nothing to do with stale bagels or power suits...

In this video from the PBS News Hour, Omega Poetry Festival faculty Li-Young Lee reads his poem "Descended From Dreamers."

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Garrison Keillor introduces Omega Poetry Festival faculty Marie Howe, who reads her poem "The Gate" on this segment from the PBS program "Poetry Everywhere".



Watch as Omega Poetry Festival faculty Aja Monet reads her poem "Unhurt."

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Award-winning poet and author of the novel A Bullshit Night in Suck City, Nick Flynn reads his poem "Haiku (Failed)" at AWP's Annual Conference & Bookfair in Washington, DC.


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