“Life on Mars,” Tracy K. Smith’s third book, explores the cosmos through words. The Princeton creative writing professor and poet reflects on the relationship between our lives and the universe at her Brooklyn home. Continue reading
Heather Hartley is the author of “Knock Knock,” which was a finalist in the 2007 National Poetry Series.
C.D. Wright has published more than a dozen books, including “Rising, Falling, Hovering” (2008); “Like Something Flying Backwards: New and Selected Poems” (2007); and “One Big Self: An Investigation” (2003), a collaboration with photographer Deborah Luster to document Louisiana inmates. Her book, “One With Others” (2010), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, examines an incident in Arkansas from the Civil Rights Era.
Brown University professor CD Wright weaves oral histories, news reports and interviews into her poetry. Her latest volume, “One With Others,” looks back at the civil rights era in her native Arkansas. Continue reading
Brown University professor C.D. Wright weaves oral histories, news reports and interviews into her poetry. Her latest volume, “One With Others,” looks back at the civil rights era in her native Arkansas.
Jeffrey Brown reports on the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious postgraduate writing program for elite writers and poets. The workshop celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown talks to Libyan-born poet Khaled Mattawa about life under Moammar Gadhafi and the recent crisis in his homeland. Continue reading
Poet Charles Wright has authored more than 20 books of verse and won numerous awards. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author reads some of his work and shares his sources of inspiration. Continue reading