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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Smith's poems reveal that his wonder at the world keeps him holding on to faith in the way the universe works. Ultimately, this collection points to our ability to trust in the face of volatility.
Friday, September 30, 2022
The First Time I Wore Hearing Aids aims to make sound more inclusive for listeners by broadening the way in which we experience it.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Taneum Bambrick's second collection of poems portrays how moments of intimacy can represent moments of violence – and how difficult it can be to untangle the two from each other.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Alive at the End of The World, the new poetry collection by Saeed Jones, reckons with continued living in the face of endless grief.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
In Animal Joy, poet and psychoanalyst Nuar Alsadir explores the nature of laughter and how it can tap into our unconscious.
Friday, August 12, 2022
The PACT Act provides new access to services for American veterans struggling with the health effects of exposure to burn pits. But in Iraq, civilians who were exposed are still on their own.
Friday, August 05, 2022
For months, governors of Texas and Arizona have been sending charter buses full of migrants to Washington, D.C. Neither the local nor federal government greets them when they arrive.
Monday, August 01, 2022
Alora Young is the 2021 Youth Poet Laureate of the Southern United States. Her debut poetry collection Walking Gentry Home is a memoir written in verse.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
A new research collaboration between Harvard University and Oxford University Press aims to compile the first fully-formed dictionary of African American English.
Friday, July 08, 2022
In her third poetry collection, Zeina Hashem Beck is graceful her defiance of fitting self into a box. She embraces the multitudes – mother, citizen, poet, warrior – and presents herself as one whole.
Friday, July 08, 2022
In her latest poetry collection Girls That Never Die, Safia Elhillo writes about the shame and violence that often comes with being a woman.
Wednesday, July 06, 2022
For some workers, the four-day workweek has been a dream and helped restore their work/life balance. Others say it doesn't create as much flexibility as it might seem.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Ryann Stevenson's debut collection Human Resources won the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. It looks at how technology both connects and separates us.
Wednesday, June 08, 2022
In her new collection, Egypt-born poet Marwa Helal plays with language to challenge the way we approach our problems.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Either/Or is Batuman's sequel to her bestselling Pulitzer finalist novel The Idiot.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Naheed Phiroze Patel's debut novel Mirror Made of Rain is out in the U.S. this week.
Monday, May 09, 2022
The award-winning poet's new collection, The Hurting Kind, is a testament to the power of sensitivity and to the reality that the world is here to both guide us and lead us astray.
Friday, April 29, 2022
Poet Adam Wolfland identifies as neurodivergent and autistic. He says poetry is in his body — he types and moves to communicate and his poetry is multidimensional.
Monday, April 04, 2022
Ocean Vuong's second poetry collection, Time is a Mother, grapples with time and its impermanence following his mother's death in 2019.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
In her highly anticipated second collection, Solmaz Sharif examines the language of rules — exploring conformity and naming losses. Migration, borders, and displacement are constants in these poems.