The literary world was packed with a diverse field of prize-winners this year.
"Voyage of the Sable Venus," the first collection from Robin Coste Lewis, is the winner of this year's National Book Award for poetry. Lewis discussed her debut, her readers and her influences with Jeffrey Brown at the Miami Book Festival.
Nguyen, a Minneapolis-based poet who writes on race, queerness and history, dove into the past with "White Boy Time Machine: Instruction Manual."…
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Bill Murray loves poetry. He loves poetry so much he trades comedic one-liners for lines of poetry at a yearly benefit for Poets House, a nonprofit library and cultural center in New York City. Special correspondent Francesca Maxime reports.
By Corinne Segal
What world a world without police look like? Poet Franny Choi’s work attempts to answer that question.
By Dr. Howard Markel
The long-held theory was that Oscar Wilde succumbed to the ravages of end-stage syphilis. Fortunately, a London neurologist and two ear surgeons from South Africa have spent considerable time poring over Wilde’s medical and prison records to propose an entirely…
"Liberation," a poetry collection released last month, highlights why the ideas of oppression and liberation are still urgently important today.
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