Monthly Archives: January 2022

Laura Riding Jackson

Laura Riding Jackson (1901-1991) was a widely noted poet, essayist, novelist, critic, and writer of short fiction in the 20th century. Born¬†Laura Reichenthal in New York city to Jewish immigrant parents, Laura went on to study at Cornell University where … Continue reading

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You’re doin’ fine, Oklahoma!

Did you know that the beloved musical¬†Oklahoma! was based on a play by Oklahoma’s own Lynn Riggs? Riggs was born on a farm in Claremore in 1899, in what was then known as Indian Territory. His professional career produced 21 … Continue reading

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