The author of Midwhistle contemplates the common ground between jazz music and poetry.
“In the intimacy of the book, I feel very vulnerable.” —Zachary Pace, author of I Sing to Use the Waiting: A Collection of Essays About the Women Singers Who’ve Made Me Who I Am
The author of What Can I Tell You?: Selected Poems examines poetic approaches to narrative.
The author of Selected Books of the Beloved reflects on the sonic pleasures of verse and offers an exercise in attending to poetry’s music.
A look at three new anthologies, including Body Language: Writers on Identity, Physicality, and Making Space for Ourselves, edited by Nicole Chung and Matt Ortile.
The author of Country of Origin listens to old-school Arabic music to help her render the mood of Egypt at the dawn of the postcolonial period.
The author of Each of Us Killers reflects on how music has informed her fiction.
A pair of English singer-songwriters perform literature-inspired music in bookstores across the United States.