Gladman’s poems suggest how ecological knowledge can affect how we can imagine cities.
Marcella Durand's books include Le Jardin de M. (Garden of M.), with French translations by Olivier Brossard; Deep Eco Pré, a collaborative poem with Tina Darragh; AREA; and Traffic & Weather. A collection of interlinked poems based on the alexandrine, Rays of the Shadow, is forthcoming from Tent Editions this October.
The Golden Era of Cape Cod’s Bohemia
John Taylor Williams’s The Shores of Bohemia traces the formation of postwar American culture with an intimate account of the legendary summer gatherings of artists, writers, and activists at Cape Cod.
Gwendolyn Brooks Championed Black Authors and Presses
Materials from the poet’s personal library testify to lifelong engagement with the Black community.
Using Language to Investigate Whiteness
In Wite Out Linda Norton seeks the words to envision relationships not shaped by hundreds of years of white supremacy.
Bernadette Mayer Evokes the Banality and Urgency of the Quotidian
In Memory, the poet shapes a new visual and textual language that explores the simmering possibilities of consciousness.
Stéphane Mallarmé Created an Ideal Book Never Meant to Be Published
The French poet juxtaposed the details of printing and production in a book that he imagined as a theatrical production.
Penelope Rosemont’s Essays Expand the Surrealist Canon
Threaded through this collection is an optimistic belief in Surrealism as a world-changing political and poetic practice.
Dora Malech’s Formal Feelings
Malech poems foreground the beauty and power of form in her willingness to follow its constraints uncertain of the end result.
Formal Feelings: Anne Waldman’s Poetry Explores Feminist Traditions
In Trickster Feminism, Waldman employs a range of poetic forms including chant, the blues refrain, and the prose poem.
Life Time: Bernadette Mayer’s Memory
Poet Bernadette Mayer explores the intimate connections between photographic still lifes, color, emotions, and time.
The Physics of Race, History, and Everyday Life
Samiya Bashir’s poems attempt to describe with scientific precision the position of the black body in American culture.