An encyclopedia-ish intro to the poet’s life and work.
A more in-depth and detailed intro to the poet’s life and work, if you're feelin' fancy.
Check out this super awesome short movie, if you need a little visual inspiration.
Competitive poetry reading…what could be more nerdily awesome? Sign Shmoop up.
Dude has an awesome reading voice.
Check out this long poem about the slave trade. Hayden was well-known for writing poems about Black history, in addition to his more universal stuff.
He's rockin’ some hipster specs.
Hayden and poet friends immortalized by the USPS. Shmoop definitely has a few of these in our collection.
Courtesy of some super-smart, elbow patch-sporting professors.
Can't get enough Hayden? This book's just the ticket.
Check out what some smart folks have to say about our guy.