David Orr writes the column “On Poetry” for the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of Beautiful & Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry (HarperCollins, 2011).
Poems By DAVID ORR
Articles By DAVID ORR
- Eight Takes: Winters, Whittier, Hollander, Lowell, Fearing, Rukeyser, Shapiro, Berryman
- Poetry And, Of, and About
Language, the law, and lazy power.
- Public Poetry?
Thomas Sayers Ellis’s Skin, Inc., Timothy Donnelly’s The Cloud Corporation, C.D. Wright’s One with Others, and Elenor Wilner’s Tourist in Hell.
- The Politics of Poetry
Audio & PodcastsThe Poetry Magazine Podcast
Feeling Like a Worm in Tequila?
Poets chasing poets, Dean Young vs. Tony Hoagland, a theory of hats, and more.
VideoNewsHour Poetry Series
- What we’ve gotten wrong about this Robert Frost classic
It’s one of the most famous poems in American history. But David Orr, poetry columnist for The New York Times, says “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is widely misinterpreted. Jeffrey Brown interviews Orr.