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  • Essay
    By Nicole Rudick

    For Renee Gladman, drawing and writing function as two sides of the same verbal art. 

    A small, intricate green cityscape rises against a painted gray background.
  • Essay
    By Dan Beachy-Quick

    Lisa Robertson’s Boat works against the certainties much poetry strives to achieve.

    Illustration of a beached yellow boat with holes in it. Boards lay in the sand nearby. A full moon is visible in the background, along with palm fronds and plants.
  • Essay
    By Craig Morgan Teicher

    Jay Hopler’s final collection, Still Life, joins a canon of work by poets facing mortality.

    A man rows a boat toward rocks and a waterfall; musical notes are visible in the water of his wake.
  • Essay
    By Eric Sneathen

    Amidst the AIDS crisis and mass homophobia, the annual OutWrite conference gave LGBTQ writers a community in the 1990s. 

    AIDS activists join hands as they block the Golden Gate Bridge. A police officer tries to remove one of the activists. Behind them, police cars and traffic wait.
  • Essay
    By Michelle A. Taylor

    The Collected Works of Kathleen Tankersley Young reintroduces an enigmatic poet at the center of American Modernism.

    Collage featuring a framed oval portrait of Kathleen Tankersley Young, a bunch of dried flowers, a watermark in the shape of Mexico, and three blue circles.
  • Essay
    By Timothy Yu

    On Monica Ong’s Planetaria.  

    The Star Gazer, Planisphere poem based on the Soochow Astronomical chart. Navy blue circle with letterpress and gold foil stamping of text and constellations sits inside a white flurry and navy cover stock.
  • Essay
    By Richard Hegelman

    The work of the German-Swedish poet Nelly Sachs ranges between atrocity and grace.

    A black-and-white portrait of Nelly Sachs flanked by a desaturated map with wisps of smoke visible on the edges.
  • Essay
    By Ratik Asokan

    Two poets—one a maximalist and the other a miniaturist—explore the mysteries of inner experience. 

    Side-by-side portraits of two blurred faces.
  • Essay
    By Betty Bright

    The poet’s new exhibition looks to the heavens to reframe Chinese patriarchy.

    The Star Gazer, Planisphere poem based on the Soochow Astronomical chart. Navy blue circle with letterpress and gold foil stamping of text and constellations sits inside a white flurry and navy cover stock.
  • Essay
    By Kathleen Rooney

    Ada Limón’s field guide for life on a damaged planet.

    A bird hovers against a white backdrop crisscrossed with a faint grid. A purple shadow is visible below the bird.
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