The nation’s oldest academic center dedicated to preserving Black poetry celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary.
“Throw pencils, get mad, take a walk. Swear off poetry, read a chapter of a post-apocalyptic novel, wash the dishes. Feel better? Back to writing.” —Karen Skolfield, author of Battle Dress
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead and Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn.
Alice Quinn on her eighteen years as the executive director of the Poetry Society of America.
In collaboration with Narrative 4, the House of SpeakEasy’s bookmobile will travel from New York City to New Orleans and give books to schools, prisons, and libraries along the way.
A roundup of four new anthologies, including the third volume of the BreakBeat Poets series, Halal If You Hear Me, edited by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Hark by Sam Lipsyte and Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin.
Ten poets whose first books were published in 2018, including Justin Phillip Reed and Tiana Clark, share their inspirations, processes, writer’s block remedies, and paths to publication.
A six-day festival in Elko, Nevada, featuring poetry, music, dancing, storytelling, and folk art, celebrates its thirty-fifth anniversary.
Siglio Press celebrates ten years of publishing genre-defying books that incorporate literary and visual art.