Articles tagged with poetry

A recording of our virtual literary event with three generations of Black women writers.

Virginia Konchan

We can find reconciliation and closure in poetry, despite the forces that engender grief and dispossession. Three new poetry collections refuse the binaries and amnesia that so often characterize American mourning.

Terrance Hayes

A series of creative reflections on why Yusef Komunyakaa remains one of our greatest living writers and what it means to be a Black Jazz Poet.

Tomás Q. Morín
Bennet Bergman

We knew so little
about the plague
we underwent . . .

Ed Pavlić

Critics tend to discount Rich’s later poems, fundamentally misunderstanding how they engage her radical vision of community.

David Grundy

John Wieners was one of the most important gay poets of his generation, but subsequent decades have seen him all but forgotten. A new collection of his letters vividly returns him to readers.

Boston Review

A recording of our digital reading of poetry, fiction, and essays from our annual literary anthology, with ASL interpreting.

Erika Howsare

In a new book of lyric essays, poet Cole Swensen answers a call issued by theorists Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel: to reimagine the globe in terms of the fragile surface ecosystems that support all life.