• Essay
    By Kathleen Rooney

    The prescient ecopoetics of Don Marquis.

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From This Issue February 2018
  • poem
    By Hera Lindsay Bird

    the other day i was thinking about the term pyramid scheme, and why they called it pyramid scheme and not triangle scheme

  • poem
    By Robert Sullivan

    In the warmth of night I put feet to my plan

  • poem
    By Bill Manhire

    End of the day. A bar where you ought to leave a tip.

Podcasts
From VSFebruary 2018

With Season 2 of VS on the way, Danez and Franny think back to some of their top Season 1 moments. Subscribe now, and listen to VS Season 2 when it premieres on March 6th!

Featured Collection

Poems, articles, and podcasts that explore African American history and culture.

Featured Biographies
  • author

    A self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing the...

  • author

    Danez Smith was born St. Paul, Minnesota. They are the author of Don't Call Us Dead (2017), a finalist for the National...

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