By Philip Metres. Instructions for the proper care and treatment of American poetry.
By Howie Good. We are living in a boisterous age. Stare, pry, eavesdrop.
By Eliza Mimski. “I hated her in Sophie’s Choice. That movie depressed me.”
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. A poem on how the focus of the abortion fight has changed.
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. Pamela Ramsey Taylor faces no repercussions for her racist comments about Michelle Obama.
By Abigail Carl-Klassen. On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & the movement for Black lives.
Watch what happens when Poets Reading the News interviews techno-activist collective Saito Group.
By Luna Reiley. Our culture critic writes that “syllables meet the message and its maker” on Frank Ocean’s new album release.
Henry Louis Gates’ essay,
“Proving Black History Matters”
Which ends with a long quote from James Baldwin.