Weekend Links

Hope everyone has weekend plans that involve some time in nature, some sun, or some fun reading. Below are some great links from around the web. 

Tracy K Smith is the newest poet laureate. Read her poem Sci-Fi here

Italian libraries are hidden treasures and often free of charge.

Who was the world's first poet?

You are not your productivity. 

More summer reading recs from LitHub

Find some story inspiration in these dreamy photos.

The waning power of the word 'Monopoly.'

This poem in the May issue of Thrush Poetry Journal is our inspiration for Monday's upcoming writing prompt.

16 Women who are shredding the electric guitar and the patriarchy.

Photo of Venice via Unsplash