“We are drunkards who never take a drop.” Todd Boss reads in this motionpoem of “The Watcher of Vowels,” written by poet Robert Bly. Matt Van Ekeren, Catalina Kulczar-Marin, and Carly Zuckweiler created the video.
“Since when does being a teacher mean having to swear not to help??” Dylan Garity performs “Rigged Game,” his poem about a flawed educational system, at the 2013 National Poetry Slam in Minneapolis, MN.
This book trailer is for Thomas Pynchon’s latest novel, Bleeding Edge, which is being released on September 17. Otherwise, the rest of the information conveyed in the clip is up to your own imagination.
This movie trailer for “C.O.G.,” based on the autobiographical essay that shares the same name, relates the life and experiences of a young David Sedaris as he searches for his identity and a place to belong.
This trailer for “She Has a Name,” by Kamilah Aisha Moon, poignantly represents the poetry collection as it relates the story of a young autistic woman told through the unique perspectives of loved ones who want to protect and understand her....
Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who won the Noble Prize for Literature in 1995, died this week. This video features a compilation of excerpts from the many occasions the celebrated poet recited his popular poem, “Digging.”
In this Electric Literature video, Adam Thompson animates a single, serpentine but elegant sentence describing a bleak vision of the future imagined by Helen Phillips in “The Knowers.” Music by Nathan Thompson.