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Three new poetry collections refuse the binaries and amnesia that so often characterize American mourning.
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.
Critics tend to discount Rich’s later poems, fundamentally misunderstanding how they engage her radical vision of community.
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.
A recording of our digital reading of poetry, fiction, and essays from our annual literary anthology, with ASL interpreting.
The fourth in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
Meghana Mysore, Boston Review
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.
The third in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
The second in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
The first in our series of reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Month 2021.
A recording of the launch event for Boston Review’s new literary anthology, Ancestors. Renowned writers read their poems, fiction, and more.
Adam McGee, Domenica Ruta, Tyehimba Jess, Ed Pavlić, Sonia Sanchez, Ivelisse Rodriguez, Cheswayo Mphanza, Yeoh Jo-Ann
Through careful and often irreverent uses of traditional poetic forms, Amit Majmudar offers affecting insights into geopolitics and contemporary life, from the War on Terror to hyperincarceration.
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