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Sports reporter Jesse Dougherty's appearance at #NatBookFest is a home run—catch his live Q&A on “Buzz Saw: The Improbable Story of How the Washington Nationals Won the World Series” on the Family, Food & Field Stage TODAY at noon ET @washingtonpost
NEW: In celebration of #HispanicHeritageMonth , we're partnering with @StoryCorps to record and archive the diverse stories and experiences of Latinx people in the United States. Find out how to contribute:
Congratulations to Louise Glück, just announced as recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature. She served as U.S. Poet Laureate at the Library of Congress in 2003-04. More: #NobelPrize
NEWS: @LibnOfCongress Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."
NEWS: Just released, our new Newspaper Navigator tool lets you search 1.5 million newspaper images between 1789-1963 from our collections. More:
National Ambassador for Young People's Literature@JasonReynolds83 announces #WriteRightRite , a video series with creative prompts for kids. New videos every Tue & Thu 10:30 am ET with the 1st next Tuesday 4/14 #TellYourStoryWithJason @EveryChildRead MORE: