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Imaginging, and depicting, sexual trauma in verse.
Fanny Howe's Second Childhood
Stacy Szymaszek’s hart island.
New books from Anne Boyer, Ross Gay, Corina Copp, Noah Eli Gordon, Sandra Simonds
The enduring reach of a rural poet.
Moby-Dick as Primer to Creative Crisis
Max Ritvo is a poet of ecstasies.
He is a transmogrifier of suffering and holder of “bird-shaped hope.”...
Lucie Brock-Broido, Max Ritvo
A wall design by Kara Walker, from Event Horizon, 2005, at The New School. Photo
Carmen Giménez Smith
From The Best American Poetry 2015 (Edited by Sherman Alexie)
Toby Martinez de las Rivas is the first poet to rise to Geoffrey Hill's manifold challenges.
Frank Bidart in Poetry magazine.
Christopher J. Adamson
Mary Jo Bang's The Last Two Seconds.
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