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Tag: Poetry

Johanna Winant

Reflecting on three monumental works of modernism—James Joyce's Ulysses, T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, and Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus—a hundred years on.

Nojang Khatami

From street demonstrations to song, dance, film, and poetry, women are advancing a long legacy of struggle against authoritarianism in Iran.

Jack Parlett

Cruising extends the political value of the city as a space that brings us into contact with people who seem unlike us until we realize our shared desires.

Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Kemi Alabi’s Academy of American Poets First Book Award–winning Against Heaven answers generations of spiritual violence and threatened damnation with reclamation, repopulation, and a redefinition of heaven.
Congratulations to Adebe DeRango-Adem & Simone Person!
A recording of our virtual literary event with three generations of Black women writers.
Virginia Konchan
We can find reconciliation and closure in poetry, despite the forces that engender grief and dispossession. Three new poetry collections refuse the binaries and amnesia that so often characterize American mourning.
Terrance Hayes

A series of creative reflections on why Yusef Komunyakaa remains one of our greatest living writers and what it means to be a Black Jazz Poet.

Tomás Q. Morín