Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice....more
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A flurry of last-minute phone calls, philippics, tweets, and Facebook posts by poets and critics late last night failed to break a bitter standoff over the latest poetry-is-dead attacks, setting in motion the first poetry shutdown in the history of American poetry....more
On the first day of every semester in my poetry classes, I ask my students if they can name a single living poet. About one in three classes comes up with Maya Angelou. Every couple of years I might get Billy Collins....more
In the crop of stone,
your ink was ripe.