Interviews

Of Things Never Told Before

On myths and muses, radical artifice, genre switching, and the love of children’s poetry | Joseph Thomas talks to Neil Philip

Other People’s Voices

How sound can bridge the past and present and what books of poetry have in common with websites | Zach Bernstein and Paisley Rekdal talk about her digital project West: A Translation

Poetry Unbound

On the other 99% of poetry, how it actually exists in the world | Jessica Pressman talks to poet and scholar
Mike Chasar

Eastern-European Poets on Poetry & War

In this forum from our archives poets from Ukraine, Poland, and other east European countries consider poetry’s power in the face of war and how the 2014 invasion and annexation of Crimea affected their lives and work

Celebrating the Natural World

The human, the nonhuman, a love of revising, and the sorrow necessary in celebrating the natural world | Tami Haaland talks to Aimee Nezhukumatathil

A Head Full of Music

On songs, the state, sandhill cranes, and editing in her head | Allison Hedge Coke talks to Tami Haaland

Syntax Grammar and Power

“I wanted to create a very different relationship with grammar.” | Dora Malech and Kristina Marie Darling talk about Malech’s new book.

Interview with CMarie Fuhrman and Dean Rader: Gatekeeping: Who Gets to be Heard & Read?

This deeply meditative interview with CMarie Fuhrman and Dean Rader, editors of the 2019 collection, Native Voices, raises essential questions about the literary canon. Who gets to decide visibility? Who gets the platform to give voice to experience? What bodies are fortunate enough to be consumed by poetry? Or in Hari Alluri’s words, “Whose bodies are consumed by poetry? …

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