In her fifth collection, The Carrying, Ada Limón digs deep down to the roots of what she sees happening in the world today—and she is deeply troubled by what she finds.
Poets and educators work to fight campus carry bills.
In his sixth book, a sonnet sequence published by Penguin in June, Terrance Hayes cuts deep, to the marrow of the American moment, in a form with a razor’s edge: love poems for the forces trying to kill you.
Poet, publisher, editor, and activist Carmen Giménez Smith, whose fifth book, Cruel Futures, is out from City Lights, has some advice for other hardworking poets: We make art to reach readers, not to win a race.
Split This Rock’s outgoing executive director on the intersection of poetry and politics, and the organization’s upcoming festival.
Described as “a lamentation aimed at providing clarity,” Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country is Steve Almond's effort to make sense of our historical moment using literary voices, including Melville, Orwell, Bradbury, and Baldwin.
Poets, activists, and survivors respond to gun violence in a new anthology of poems and essays from Beacon Press.
An exploration of windows as creative tools: how they expand our horizons in the world and in writing, acting as frames for observation and portals to the new worlds we discover in our art.
Jamia Wilson, the new executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, shares her plans to advance the press’s mission of championing marginalized voices.
Library of Congress launches web portal to explore its digital collections; Milkweed Editions to publish the late Max Ritvo’s second book; Barnes & Noble donates to hurricane-affected areas; and other news.