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By Jennifer Hijazi
Poet Sasha Pimentel says she writes to give voice to violence “so unseeable, so irreconcilable it hurts so much to say.”…
The work of Mahmoud Darwish -- who died in 2008 and is widely considered the preeminent modern Palestinian poet -- has found new resonance since President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will move its embassy to Jerusalem, officially recognizing…
By Lorna Baldwin
Seattle's "Poetic Grid" captures the rapidly changing city by asking people to write about locations that have meaning to them.
By Elizabeth Flock
A new book traces how innovators of punk music interacted with New York School poets such as Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman.
Nicole Sealey's new poetry collection asks us if, like the Greek figure of Sisyphus, we can find contentment even when life is difficult and absurd…
Page by page, Jenni B. Baker makes poems out of David Foster Wallace's novel "Infinite Jest" by erasing much of the text, and creating a new piece of writing from what's left behind.
"Magdalene," a new book of poems from former New York Poet Laureate Marie Howe, who was raised Catholic, seeks to reenvision Mary Magdalene for the modern age -- and tackles some of our modern-day problems in the process.
"I think my practice as a writer has become a search for how to be a good citizen in a troubled country," Kim Stafford said. "What I’m really trying to do with my poetry these days is search for common…
“[This poem] looks at the emptiness of American Exceptionalism and concepts of our ‘greatness’ but by talking about the name Jennifer… a quintessentially American name,” said Adair-Hodges, who said the poem came out of “thinking about names as signifiers” --…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Shelley Girdner's recently published debut collection is called “You Were That White Bird” and is filled with poems that capture the details in the natural world around her and the small miracles of her life.
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