By Rodney Wilder. Positive environmental news comes from an unlikely place.
By Geoffrey Philp. “the pressure dropped and Irma’s path shifted toward the Keys, lifting dust she’d carried from the Sahara”
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. Central American migrants delay their journey to join Mexican earthquake relief.
By Jeff Newberry. An investigation into unstable American narratives.
By Thriveni Mysore. Recognizing “home” by a lake so polluted it regularly bursts into flames. An elegy for India’s Bellandur Lake.
Poets Reading the News collaborated with the podcast Interesting People Reading Poetry to curate these great, short poems about the sea.
By Phillip T. Stephens. Protests in St. Louis after ex-cop is acquitted for murder of Anthony Lamar Smith.
By Caitlin Gildrien. Almost 40 percent of Rohingya villages in Myanmar are now empty.
By Ned Balbo. In an age of relentless sharing, what power does digital activism really hold?
By J. Todd Hawkins. A poet reports on fleeing Houston during Hurricane Harvey.