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Unsettling Emily Dickinson
The co-editor of The Gorgeous Nothings talks about the challenges of editing the iconic poet.
By The Editors

Just Kids
Kill Your Darlings, a new film about a young Allen Ginsberg and friends, tracks life before the Beats.
By Andrea Lawlor

We Are All Clowns
Lyn Hejinian on her groundbreaking My Life and reordering time.
By Emily Warn

The Kentucky Stage
Maurice Manning on the South, Spoon River, and why he’s not a fan of Facebook.
By John McIntyre

Revealing all the Secrets
Julie Enszer on reissuing Sapphic classics and lesbian-feminist poetry.
By Nuria Sheehan

From Computer Programming to Poetry
The outgoing Children’s Poet Laureate in conversation with the incoming Poet Laureate.
Kenn Nesbitt interviewed by J. Patrick Lewis

Field of Power
Fady Joudah is known as much for his own verse as for his translations of Palestinian poets.
By Alex Dueben

The Original 'Home Ec'
Jonathan Skinner on observing the goings-on in your backyard and why ecopoetics isn’t just for writers.
By Maria Hetman

For decades, film editor and sound designer Walter Murch has been a champion of the Italian writer Curzio Malaparte. But it wasn’t enough to read his work; he had to translate him.
By Joy Katz

Not Enough
Lawrence Ferlinghetti on his new book, the old days, and why poetry needs to be beat up.
By David Meltzer

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