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For Amiri Baraka: Thomas Sayers Ellis’s ‘Vernacular Owl’ July 15, 2014: It’s hard to believe that Amiri Baraka passed away six months ago. The many readings and remembrances that followed his passing attest to his lasting influence. But how does one write a poem after, [...] by

Oulipo in Poetry: Mathews, Pastior, and Roubaud June 20, 2014: Readers of Harry Mathews’s poem in our June issue, “Cool Gales Shall Fan the Glades,” may be aware that he was the first American to become a member of Oulipo, a group known for creating [...] by

Poetry Against the War March 18, 2014: The poems in our March 2014 issue come from poets who will be featured at the Split This Rock Poetry Festival in Washington, D.C. at the end of this month. Among the poets taking up the theme of [...] by

For Margaret Walker November 19, 2013: Margaret Walker, accomplished poet and onetime Chicagoan, died fifteen years ago this month. Walker has been an important influence on many poets working today, from Amiri Baraka to Nikki Giovanni, [...] by