Allison Adelle Hedge Coke says her poem, "America, I Sing You Back", was born not out of anger but out of concern and a love for her country.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Photographer B.A. Van Sise, himself a descendant of Walt Whitman, has set out to create a portrait of his legacy.
By Corinne Segal
The celebrated American poet was not a fan of vegetarians.
By Kamala Kelkar
The Arion Press in San Francisco is one of the country’s last fine book printers creating limited edition, handmade books using centuries-old letterpress printing equipment.
By PBS NewsHour
"Time and Materials" by Robert Hass won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, becoming the first book of poetry since 1983 to win both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. Hass talks about the collection.
The Library of America is publishing the collected works and letters of celebrated poet Elizabeth Bishop -- marking the first time it has done so for a woman poet. Two of Bishop's friends discuss and read her work.
The editor of the newly revised "Oxford Book of American Poetry," David Lehman discusses his decision to include more African American poets and the disconnect between the creation and the consumption of poetry.
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