EssayBy Tyehimba Jess
Natasha Trethewey’s new career-spanning collection reckons with race and gender in American history.
EssayBy Mayukh Sen
Maya Angelou’s cookbooks are a rich part of her literary legacy.
EssayBy Sally Connolly, Randall Mann & Edmund White
Three tributes to Thom Gunn.
EssayBy Lily Gurton-Wachter
A new tradition of war poetry exposes the hidden relationships between power and language.
EssayBy The Editors
A new Manual Cinema video brings World War I poetry to life.
EssayBy Ed Simon
Thomas Wyatt, the first great poet of totalitarianism, speaks to the anxieties of troubled times.
EssayBy Logan Berry & Kathleen Rooney
Aase Berg’s poetry combines horror and kitsch.
EssayBy David Naimon
Ursula K. Le Guin’s poetry reveals a writer humbled by the craft.
EssayBy Tony Rehagen
Indigenous poets confront an epidemic of missing and murdered women.
EssayBy Colin Dickey
Ed Dorn’s Gunslinger reimagines America’s frontier myths.