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Prose from Poetry Magazine
Walking on Knives
The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov, ed. by Paul A. Lacey and Anne Dewey
By Ange Mlinko

Beneath His Hat
How Cliven Bundy and cowboy poetry leads us to Wordsworth and Brodsky.
By Kathleen Rooney

Widening the Conversation
Edward Hirsch holds forth on his Poet’s Glossary.
By Annie Finch

Self Made
In the early years of the 20th century, Florence Ripley Mastin called herself a poet, and then she made herself one.
By Ruth Graham

Articles for Teachers & Students
Teaching the Persona Poem
Don’t write what you know; write who you aren’t.
By Rebecca Hazelton

Epic World
Ruth Lilly Prize Winner Nathaniel Mackey speaks about his poetry of process.
By Joseph Donahue

Prose from Poetry Magazine
Reputation Is a Funny Thing
The Complete Poems of  James Dickey, ed. by Ward Briggs
By Michael Robbins

Prose from Poetry Magazine
Introduction to Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing
By Carmen Giménez Smith, John Chávez

Prose from Poetry Magazine
Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, ed. by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson
By Frances Richard

Rumors of the Stars
Why would a poet try to immortalize gossip?
By Austin Allen

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