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Reading List: June 2017 June 14, 2017: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2017 issue share some books that held their interest. David Baker This spring’s reading has brought [...] by

Poets Cast ‘Golden Shovels’ for Gwendolyn Brooks March 8, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock delves into a new anthology, co-edited by Peter Kahn, Patricia Smith, and Ravi Shankar, which pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks’s poetry. The foreword, written by [...] by

February Cover Artist: CHema Skandal! February 1, 2017: Poetry magazine’s February cover is by legendary artist CHema Skandal! While I have known his work from around the way, I never knew it by name. Then during a recent visit to the Sulzer [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

NY Times Profiles: Patricia Smith January 27, 2015: The New York Times profiles College of Staten Island English Department Professor, successful poet, and “fallen journalist,” Patricia Smith, who is the recent recipient of a Guggenheim [...] by

Poetry’s Public Commitments April 13, 2012: On Thursday night, I gave a lecture at John Carroll Unviversity in Cleveland on “Globalization, Social Action, and Committed Pedagogy”—thanks to an invitation from my pal Phil Metres. [...] by