EssayBy Eric Sneathen
A new compilation of Jack Spicer’s uncollected work deepens our understanding of the seminal cult poet.
EssayBy 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.
EssayBy Rhian Sasseen
Fernando Valverde’s America continues the long tradition of Europeans reporting on life in the US.
EssayBy Omari Weekes
Phillip B. Williams’s Mutiny asks how Black poetry can and should be read.
EssayBy Diana Khoi Nguyen
In Yellow Rain, Mai Der Vang assembles witness testimonies and declassified documents into a stunning indictment of US bombings in Laos.
EssayBy Ryan Ruby
Rosmarie Waldrop’s poems suspend time to achieve the experience of instantaneity.
EssayBy Kamran Javadizadeh
In Pilgrim Bell, Kaveh Akbar reaches across languages to write "documents of barbarism."
EssayBy Declan Ryan
A new volume reintroduces Walter de la Mare’s eccentric, haunted, sonically rich poetry.
EssayBy Mia You
The South Korean poet Yi Won blurs the boundaries between the virtual and the real.
EssayBy B.D. McClay
Melissa Broder's poems share the exaggerated candor of her popular Twitter account, but they obscure as much as they reveal.