(Please Don’t Let Me Be) Misunderstood
The urge to be seen forms the urgency of Cameron Awkward-Rich’s “Dispatch.”
Chosen Family: Stephanie Burt and Chelsey Johnson Discuss “Stray City”
Stephanie Burt interviews Chelsey Johnson about her new novel, “Stray City.”
The Wishes That We Harbor: The Poems of Max Ritvo and Heather Hartley
Stephen Burt considers “Four Reincarnations” by Max Ritvo and “Adult Swim” by Heather Hartley.
It’s Suddenly Understandable: On Aphorism, Lyric, and Experiment
Stephen Burt explains the poetry of aphorism in the work of contemporary poets Kay Ryan and Andrew Maxwell.
Death and Revelations
Laura Kasischke explores death, aging, and waiting rooms.
The Body of the Poem: On Transgender Poetry
What is transgender poetry? A review of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, an anthology edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson.
We Can Be Heroes: Poetry at the Olympics (Part 2)
Image: "Alternate Olympics 2012 Logo" For Part 1 of the "We Can Be Heroes" Olympics series, click hereFor Part 3 of