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Stephanie Burt, Professor of English at Harvard University, is author of several books, most recently the poetry collection Belmont.
No poet captures the feeling of political failure—of having lost an unfair fight—like W. B. Yeats.
Stephen Burt talks with Monica Youn about her book ‘Blackacre,’ longlisted for the National Book Award.
Stephanie Burt, Monica Youn
Poetry is offering new candor about the ways men care for their children.
The enduring reach of a rural poet.
From The Best American Poetry 2015 (Edited by Sherman Alexie)
Photograph: Maika Keuben
The Book of Interfering Bodies
Nearly Baroque poets want art that puts excess, invention, and ornament first.
These poems accompany Monica Youn's interview with Stephen Burt.
In the current issue of Harper's Magazine, the critic, memoirist, and University of Virginia
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