Rebecca Morgan Frank’s poems critique sexism, objectification, and violence by depicting humans as robots.
Kent Johnson skewers the silliness of the swarming poetry world.
Alice Notley’s book-length poem charts the journey during which we assess the value of words and their historical contexts.
In Heisenberg’s Salon, Susan Lewis reveals the irrational lurking within every gesture, symbol, structure, and sentiment.
Oakland-based publisher Commune Editions’ advocacy of community-based ethics animates volumes of poetry by Nanni Balestrini and Heriberto Yépez.
In in his new book of poems, Joshua Marie Wilkinson cuts, nicks, and rips the pastoral to achieve terrors both startling and beautiful.
Shapiro’s latest book of poetry, In Memory of An Angel, is his first full-length collection in fifteen years
Borzutsky makes pathetic fallacy less an instrument of empathy than an agent of unsettlement, provoking strong reaction to the many historical and imaginary vignettes he creates.
A translator and critic as well as poet, Alejandra Pizarnik lived between Buenos Aries and Paris, befriending Octavio Paz and Julio Cortazar and identifying with, while not necessarily emulating, the so-called poètes maudites of 19th-century France.
The formal inventiveness of this new volume by Anselm Berrigan is satisfying and maddening.
So serene an entry point into this volume, the title One Morning—. promises the lengthening of sunlight across the expanse of a modest domestic existence, incidents without excitement.
A swansong for the millennium has just been written and none too soon; or rather, an evensong for late capitalism’s annihilation.