Articles By RACHEL AVIV
- A Rumi of One’s Own
What’s lost in translation doesn’t hurt this poet’s popularity.
- Avoid the Personal Like the Plague
Eleanor Wilner published her first book at age 42, but enough about her.
- “Is it Lesbian enough?”
This year’s Lambda Literary Award poetry winners are . . .
- Enter Sandman
Who wrote “Footprints”?
- In Memoriam: Landis Everson, 1926–2007
Remembering the recipient of the Poetry Foundation's Emily Dickinson First Book Award.
- Save the Beatniks!
At a reading in honor of The Poem That Changed America: “Howl” Fifty Years Later, protesters from the Underground Literary Alliance make a scene.
- The One and the Many
How revolutionary was Mao’s poetry?
- To Write About the Button
The late short-story wizard Grace Paley began and ended her long writing career as a poet.
- Whitman Really Slept Here
Disciples of Walt want an obscure Brooklyn building to be recognized as an historic landmark.
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Mao the Magnificent?
Was he really the best Chinese poet of his time?