An anthology of poems, fiction, and translated essays combined with images explores the role of memory and the visual.
Renee Gladman’s Poems Explore How Words Can Be “Read” as Images
Gladman’s poems suggest how ecological knowledge can affect how we can imagine cities.
In Lewis Warsh’s Poem Composed Over Many Decades, the Past Is Never Really Past
Mortality and memory are points of inquiry in this posthumous publication.
Play EmilyBlaster, a Computer Game Based on Emily Dickinson’s Poetry
The game instructs players to recreate the poet’s starkish, rhyming prose by shooting at moving words from a fixed point, with hilarious results.
Diane di Prima’s Autobiographical Work Never Received the Same Attention as Her Poetry
After her closest friend leapt to his death, the poet recorded her memories of him every day for a year.
Gwendolyn Brooks Championed Black Authors and Presses
Materials from the poet’s personal library testify to lifelong engagement with the Black community.
Get Inspired On Your Commute With New Poetry In NYC Subways
Agha Shahid Ali and Timothy Liu’s poems feature artwork by Jim Hodges and Nancy Spero.
Scottish History Echoes in the Writings of Two North American Poets
Poets Shara McCallum and Karen Solie channel Scotland through historical fiction and the deep-seated malaise of modernity.
Poems That Move through Space, Negotiating Switches and Transitions
Ruth Lepson’s verse engages with Cecil Taylor, Cy Twombly, and Philip Guston among others.
A Medieval Mystic as a Muse for Two Poets
Some 600 years later, Margery Kempe’s disquieting sobs continue to confound and provoke.
A Tango with Intuition and the Unconscious
Alan Gilbert’s poems unpack the quotidian nature of life to depict a trippy, scatological dystopia.
A Poet-Artist Looks to the Stars
Monica Ong is a 21st-century visual poet who extends the reader’s sense of what is possible.