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How an Antihero Learns to Die: Living as Poet and Librarian April 21, 2017: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Alison C. Rollins’s poems “The Beastangel” and “What the Lyric Be” appear in the April 2017 [...] by

So Much Depends: On the Particular, the Personal, & the Political April 3, 2017: 1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to assign it for a graduate poetics seminar I was teaching in [...] by

NYT’s Tejal Rao Visits CT Restaurant With Feminist Roots March 16, 2017: It was a favorite of feminist authors Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This year, Connecticut vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the special occasion, co-owners [...] by

Promotion for Audre Lorde’s 1971 Reading Series Touches on Necessity of the NEA February 17, 2017: Back in 1970, Audre Lorde spoke on the importance of NEA funding. After the Academy of American Poets received a grant from the foundation, Executive Director Elizabeth Kray asked the poet to host a [...] by

Edwidge Danticat Extolls the Virtues of Audre Lorde at New Yorker February 2, 2017: In reaction to the first few days of Trump’s presidency, Edwidge Danticat looks to Audre Lorde’s poetry while reflecting on the changing character of Miami, a place where immigrants could [...] by

Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by

Feel Space: Poets 4 Orlando June 24, 2016: All the way from Myrtle Broadway to Broadway Lafayette to 72nd Street and from Strawberry Fields to Sheep’s Meadow, I hoped I’d run into anyone looking like me who might be headed to Poets 4 [...] by

Torching Authenticities April 26, 2016: Tonya Foster takes on the question of form itself in “Touching Authenticities” by deconstructing the essay, which strikes me as a necessary gesture given that she is tending to the question of [...] by

Daughter Contributes to New Book Celebrating Legacy of Audre Lorde February 26, 2016: The Wind Is Spirit: The Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde is written by Dr. Gloria Joseph in “Griot style”–a Western African oral tradition of storytelling that brings together a [...] by

Tender Theory January 28, 2016: Los Angeles had been a place for an emergence of thinking about the relationship of illness to capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy, so it was a good thing that I was there. Johanna Hedva had [...] by