Whitman Links

DC Celebrates Whitman: 150 Years of Leaves of Grass
The Washington Friends of Walt Whitman is pleased to announce a city-wide festival which will take place between March 26 (the date of Whitman’s death) and May 31 (Whitman’s birth) in 2005.

The Mickle Street Review
an online literary journal published by Rutgers-Camden in association with the Walt Whitman Studies program, as well as the Walt Whitman House and Visitor Center. It seeks to bring into dialogue artists, scholars and teachers around issues pertinent to Whitman and American Studies during Whitman’s time.

The Walt Whitman Hypertext Archive
The Walt Whitman Hypertext Archive is a hypermedia environment for studying the works of the nineteenth-century American poet Walt Whitman. Including the text for Specimen Days

Poet at Work:
Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection offers access to four Walt Whitman notebooks and cardboard butterfly that disappeared from the Library of Congress in 1942. They were returned on February 24, 1995.

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center
offers modern day visitors to Long Island the opportunity to step back in time and ultimately encounter the life and art of the most powerful poet in world literature, America’s own Walt Whitman. The historic Birthplace still stands peacefully on the same spot where it was built in West Hills, Huntington, on the North Shore of Long Island.