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Summery poems by Mary Oliver, Matthew Zapruder, and other poets, along with seasonal paintings by Claude Monet and other artists.
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June is LGBTQ Pride Month, so JSTOR Daily gathered some of our favorite stories to celebrate. All with free and accessible scholarly research.
Our best stories about poetry and poems offer free links to poems from contemporary and classic American poets.
Celebrate Women's History Month all March with JSTOR Daily. We hope you'll find the stories below, and the scholarship they include in full, a valuable resource for classroom or leisure reading.
JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for Black History Month.
Editors' Picks Politics & History
Gerrymandering is the process by which districts for the House of Representatives are drawn so that one party has a distinct election advantage.
Arts & Culture
November is Academic Writing Month. We’ve gathered six helpful tips for your scholarly writing—with academic citations of course.
Arts & Culture
Great fiction-writing advice and commiseration from novelists that we dug out of the JSTOR vaults for you procrastinating, er, research pleasure.
Science & Technology
Will cutting fewer forests, where tick hosts and their predators live, help curb Lyme disease? Scientists debate.
Politics & History
The unusual origin of the graham cracker
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