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  • Essay
    By Eric Sneathen

    A new compilation of Jack Spicer’s uncollected work deepens our understanding of the seminal cult poet.

    Illustration of Jack Spicer surrounded by the Golden Gate Bridge, City Lights Books storefront, a flower,  and a bird.
  • Essay
    By Tausif Noor

    Steven Reigns’s documentary poetics point to the vexed relation between the poetry of the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis and the official record.

    The face of dentist David Acer surrounded by salacious headlines and the headshots of his deceased patients.
  • Essay
    By Rhian Sasseen

    Fernando Valverde’s America continues the long tradition of Europeans reporting on life in the US.

    Binocular view of a desolate mountain landscape , with a junked car, trash bags, and a fallen No Trespassing sign visible.
  • Essay
    By Omari Weekes

    Phillip B. Williams’s Mutiny asks how Black poetry can and should be read.

    Collage of Langston Hughes, shackles, a centaur, a skull, and a slave ship manifest.
  • Essay
    By Diana Khoi Nguyen

    In Yellow Rain, Mai Der Vang assembles witness testimonies and declassified documents into a stunning indictment of US bombings in Laos.

    Three airplanes flying inside a yellow haze.
  • Essay
    By Ryan Ruby

    Rosmarie Waldrop’s poems suspend time to achieve the experience of instantaneity.

    Illustration of Rosmarie Waldrop in a dark field, holding an hourglass, while phases of the moon arc behind her.
  • Essay
    By Kamran Javadizadeh

    In Pilgrim Bell, Kaveh Akbar reaches across languages to write "documents of barbarism."

    Illustration of a hand reaching through the glass of a window.
  • Essay
    By Declan Ryan

    A new volume reintroduces Walter de la Mare’s eccentric, haunted, sonically rich poetry.

    Black-and-white portrait of Walter de la Mare.
  • Essay
    By Mia You

    The South Korean poet Yi Won blurs the boundaries between the virtual and the real.

    Illustration of a woman's face bursting through a laptop screen, attached to the head by wires, while balloons float in the colored background.
  • Essay
    By B.D. McClay

    Melissa Broder's poems share the exaggerated candor of her popular Twitter account, but they obscure as much as they reveal.

    Illustration of a woman crying over a phone while she tweets.
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