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‘In Time of Plague’
How poetry about AIDS has shifted through the years.
Who Are We, Really?
What poems about murder can reveal about ourselves.
The Writing Class
On privilege, the AWP-industrial complex, and why poetry doesn’t seem to matter.
Wittgenstein, a Memoir
How a teacher of philosophy turned one writer into a poet.
The Heart Is Strange
John Berryman turns 100.
Why the 18th-century Laetitia Pilkington is a heroine for today.
About the Shark
How do we see ourselves in animals?
Ovid and Marty McFly
How Ben Lerner’s new novel dissolves into a poem.
Articles for Teachers & Students
Learning the Poetic Line
How line breaks shape meaning
How Gary Snyder continues to surprise.