The author of Life in a Country Album discusses her influences, the idea of borders, and her multinational background.
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Matt Brogan is the new executive director of the Poetry Society of America. He takes the helm from Alice Quinn, who led the organization for more than eighteen years.
A debut memoirist speaks up about post-publication blues and offers some suggestions for how to cure them.
The legendary author of Slaughterhouse-Five explores some of the fundamental questions facing aspiring writers.
Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke have won Nobel Prizes in literature.
On September 4 hundreds of poets and writers will come together to raise funds for detained and formerly detained migrants in the United States.
The storied publication has announced that Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Vijay Seshadri will serve as its twelfth poetry editor.
The poet laureate of Brooklyn, New York, on writing hybrid forms, a life in the arts, and the racial tension at the heart of her new book, Hybrida.
The winners of the 2019 Literary Magazines Prizes are the Common, American Short Fiction, Margins, the Black Warrior Review, and the Offing.
The author of Vincent and Alice and Alice discusses the challenge of plot and character development, the pros and cons of indie publishing, and what new risks he took in his new novel.
The Poetry Society of America honored its longtime executive director, Alice Quinn, and singer-songwriter Paul Simon at its annual benefit.
Joy Harjo has been named the twenty-third Poet Laureate of the United States.
The author uses the 1965 novel Stoner as a catalyst for sharing his own struggles as a writer, father, and husband grappling with his own mortality.
The author of the New York Times best-sellers Swamplandia! and Vampires in the Lemon Grove talks about her new story collection, Orange World.
The editors stepped down after seventeen years at the nation’s oldest poetry journal.
The editor of What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About discusses the mother wound, the importance of writing our bodies, and editing some of her favorite writers.
Adrian Matejka, Robin Coste Lewis, and Paisley Rekdal are among the thirteen recipients of the inaugural Poets Laureate Fellowships.
Richard Blanco’s new book, How to Love a Country, questions the very makeup of the American narrative, and ultimately asks what it means to be American.
After the death of Donald Hall, on June 23, 2018, a poet says goodbye to his mentor and friend.
The search is underway for the next executive director of the Cave Canem Foundation.
A best-selling author offers some light-hearted tips for authors crafting those obligatory pages at the front and back of their books.
In his new memoir, Survival Math, Mitchell S. Jackson examines his own life and the men who shaped it, exploring the complexities of family, fatherhood, and America.
The author of six books, including most recently the novel Bowlaway, out this month from Ecco, talks family, myth, feminism, humor, and the stories we inherit.
Hosted by Tracy K. Smith, the daily poetry podcast The Slowdown will be syndicated on several public radio stations across the country.
A novelist takes the election of a new president and her subsequent move to Canada as an opportunity to fully immerse herself in a great work of literature.