Patrick A. Howell interviews Tyehimba Jess, the Pulitzer Prize winner who inverts the poetry of hip hop and summons the ancestors.
In an age where we overanalyze art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
Sometimes, the mud sticks. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be forever known as a man who expired with a bottle in hand, but his final act belies his genius.
With The Drover’s Wife back in the public eye, it’s best that we cover the troubled life and work of Australia’s Henry Lawson.
“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin looks at writing, process, and meaning.
We sent Grant Spencer to critique his high school poetry, only for him to discover that nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.
With Kobe Bryant putting down the basketball and picking up the quill, we got our own scribe, Loretta Barnard, to analyze his farewell poem.