Robin Coste Lewis


"In my own mind I have fashioned countless statues of writers who have honored me with their attention." Robin Coste Lewis, who won the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry for her debut collection, Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (Knopf, 2015), thanks her literary mentors, tells a story from the Mahabhrata, and reads a poem by Pablo Neruda.


Chip Kidd's Cover Design for Murakami's 1Q84


Chip Kidd, the associate art director at Knopf and Pantheon, talks about his cover design for Haruki Murakami's novel 1Q84. Note the Spirograph drawings behind his desk (three of them were featured in Kidd's design of the January/February 2010 cover of Poets & Writers Magazine). And read Ken Gordon's take on the girth of Murakami's huge book and others in the current issue.


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