Posts Tagged: Reagan


The Rumpus Interview with Gregory Pardlo


Poet and Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo discusses the reverence for poetry found in other cultures, how he strings a book together, and the future of American poetry in light of our national crisis. ...more

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Boyz n the Hood, Chi-Raq, and America 2016


And while the faces and nomenclature between these historically discrete agents of change differ, the one governing commonality remains the same: unfettered gun ownership and correlative violence play a pivotal role. ...more


David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Primal Talk


One of the thrills of being a writer is becoming aware of the wildness that percolates inside of you. If you’ve learned to listen, you’re able to hear it. ...more

War and Peace at the American University


At American universities, administrative bureaucracies too often deny students a voice in their own education; for the New Yorker, Jennifer Wilson puts a spotlight on the opposite extreme. Tolstoy College was founded at SUNY Buffalo in the late 60s as something in between a department and a group of anarchist separatists.