Joseph Donahue’s verse is rarely melodramatic, but rather humane and temperate, even when the insights are startling.
Kent Johnson skewers the silliness of the swarming poetry world.
Rachel Blau DuPlessis’s work illuminates connections between poetic expression and public accountability.
Durand’s urban environment in The Prospect is a source not of solace but of anxiety.
Hank Lazer’s COVID19 SUTRAS amounts to a diary of what it is to be alive in the midst of a pandemic and a growing demand for racial justice.
Golden’s work as an artist and organizer has always centered care to envision an equitable world.
Geoffrey O’Brien explores language’s magic — part sound, part sense, part bodily sensation.
Susan Barba’s poems are both environmental plea and protest, at once personal and broad.
In Memory, the poet shapes a new visual and textual language that explores the simmering possibilities of consciousness.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
Alice Notley’s book-length poem charts the journey during which we assess the value of words and their historical contexts.
Fred Moten’s innovative poems investigate the fugitive philosophy of Black sound.