We’ll dive once more into the dazzling literary legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Caribbean poet and playwright Derek Walcott.
On Martin Luther King Day, a conversation about racism in America and Black Lives Matter with poet Claudia Rankine and activist DeRay Mckesson.
The great Christopher Ricks on the great T.S. Eliot. Practical cats and the way the world ends.
At 16, Reginald Dwayne Betts went to prison. Now he’s a law student and a celebrated poet, with a poet’s moving view of race and justice and life.
We sit down with Juan Felipe Herrera, the newly minted – and first Latino – U.S. poet laureate.
Susan Cheever on the poet e.e. cummings, all lower-case, and radical.
From Chicago, a young, new poet gives voice to one of America’s great cities, and its tough streets. Malcolm London joins us.
A century after his birth, poet and writer Dylan Thomas lives on. We look at his exuberant work and short life.
We asked you for some of your favorite e.e. cummings poems and, my goodness, do you like his poetry. Here are a few top poetic picks.