An appreciation of Laura Riding, the great Jewish modernist poet who abandoned her genius to grow oranges in Florida
The Holocaust poet refused easy meaning in his work and committed suicide at 49. Now Pierre Joris and Daniel Kaufman set his poetry to music that surprisingly doesn’t suck.
The poet, who died last month, understood that American tradition is broken—but knew it was possible to begin again
The Sephardic Cuban poet Achy Obejas offers a bold, humanizing reinterpretation of traditional prayers
Talking Duchamp and Wittgenstein with the acclaimed poetry critic
The acclaimed poet’s new book is her most exquisite and unnerving yet
A poetry correspondence between the acclaimed novelist Herbert Gold and his sons
I love Roger Deakin’s classic paean to open-water swimming, but I can’t get past his line about Jewish ladies in red jackets with big gold buttons
Lesléa Newman paints a poetic portrait of her father—the man he was, and the man he became
Lessons from a year of losses from Maya Angelou and the Talmud
Newly edited travel journals from 1965 show the poet infatuated and disillusioned with communist Cuba, Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, and Poland
The poet’s philo-Semitism and visit to Jerusalem had a profound influence on him, and on Yehuda Amichai
‘What am I / but an animal / lumbering / through a late time’
ABC’s and P’s & Q’s, in Jeremy Sigler’s latest book of poetry, ‘Goodbye Letter’
How long Oh Lord / until we reopen the poem?
Jane Hirshfield’s new poetry collection, ‘Ledger,’ arrives at the ‘penultimate’ moment
Alejandra Pizarnik, a major voice of Argentine poetry, gains English-speaking readers 50 years after her suicide
A Syrian-born poet resembles Arab literary men of the ancient past
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