A Political and Literary Forum
Of the many words that might describe Lucie Brock-Broido, the most appropriate is extraordinary.
Mary Jo Bang
The poems collected in What Nature were written in the predawn of the Sixth Extinction Event.
Timothy Donnelly, BK Fischer, Stefania Heim
Harmony Holiday's new book, Hollywood Forever, is a warehouse of quotidian pleasures and horrors.
Cyrée Jarelle Johnson
A posthumous collection of Joanne Kyger’s writing has the feel of a scrapbook with the weight of literary history.
In daring new translations of Uljana Wolf’s Subsisters and Wilson Bueno’s Paraguayan Sea, linguistic playfulness and political acuity overlap in breathtaking ways.
The poets on this list offer not answers or remedies but instants, instantiations of the power of the lived word as it unfolds for readers in real time.
In Cortney Lamar Charleston’s Telepathologies, witnessing black death becomes an everyday thing.
Shane McCrae's new book, a finalist for the National Book Award, is an astonishingly precise account of a complex emotional past.
America, she is not
is nearby, is
nearly in sight
Chloe Forsell, Lytton Smith
Lynn Melnick's jagged poems interrogate rape culture to reveal the absurdity of misogyny.
In Kaveh Akbar's debut collection, language is not only a homeland, it is also displacement.
Two recent books, works of collage and fragmented biography, bring Czech masterworks to new readers.
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Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
Carmen Lea Dege
David Theo Goldberg
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