Reviews

Identity Is Not Destination

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba), edited by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani | Reviewed by Brent Ameneyro

Pandemic Poetry

Four Quartets: Poetry in the Pandemic, edited by Kristina Marie Darling & Jeffrey Levine | Reviewed by Alexa T. Dodd

Mistress: A Review by Maya Carter

Chet’la Sebree, in her premier collection, Mistress, offers an astonishing parallel between the 19th and 21st-century woman and the challenges of navigating Black womanhood at the intersection of men, sexuality, and self-actualization. She creates a speaker born of the innermost thoughts of both Sally Hemings, the slave and alleged mistress of Thomas Jefferson, and herself …

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Summer Snow: A Review by Grace Li

Summer Snow is a rich and substantial new collection from the acclaimed poet Robert Hass. As the former Poet Laureate’s first new collection in ten years, and the length and breadth of the book suggest careful, years-long work. At age 79, Hass’s latest work is often elegiac in some form or another, for people or …

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