Peter Balakian: Winner 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
Read poems by Peter Balakian, who won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Seven Favorite Flower Poems
Our editors pick flower poems from Poetry magazine, American Poetry Review, and the Kenyon Review.
The Poetry Up There: An Interview With Skyfaring Author and Pilot Mark Vanhoenacker
Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.
Sculptor Elyse Graham and The Artistic Fascination with Geodes
Artist Elyse Graham makes wonderfully bright, geode sculptures using latex and urethane, while poets pay tribute to this natural form with their words.
The Music and Meaning of Hank Williams
Poet Claudia Emerson dies at 57
Poet Claudia Emerson has died of cancer at age 57.
Louise Glück Wins National Book Award for Poetry
Louise Glück has won the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry for her latest book, Faithful and Virtuous Night.
Poet Charles Bernstein’s Papers go to Yale
Charles Bernstein, co-founder of the Language Poetry movement, has announced the gift of his papers to the Beinecke Library at Yale University.
MacArthur Fellow/Poet Terrance Hayes Explores the Blues in Poetry
A collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, in honor of his recent MacArthur win.
Lunch Poems Turns 50
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Frank O’Hara’s groundbreaking book Lunch Poems.