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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

War Stories
Veteran Kevin Powers’s celebrated novel The Yellow Birds has its origins in his poetry.
By Evan Smith Rakoff

To the People
Richard Blanco on being chosen as the nation’s fifth inaugural poet.
By Ruth Graham

Conjuring Act
Nearly 60 years ago, Weldon Kees vanished without a trace. Why is Kathleen Rooney summoning him today?
By James Reidel

Lettering the Stage
Sarah Ruhl on her latest play Dear Elizabeth, and why the Bishop-Lowell correspondence is so compelling and what poetry can accomplish that theater cannot.
By Ruth Graham

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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