The language and objects of collective dreaming.
A round-up of titles published by independent presses in 2020.
To create her compass poems, poet and programmer Allison Parrish trained a machine learning model with two parts: one spells words based on how they sound, and the other sounds out words based on how they’re spelled.
Poems told by a succubus with the thirst to die.
Two poets in conversation about the underworld, kissing life, and neurodivergence.
As an Indigenous poet, Belcourt is creating space for himself and his community in “a world we did not want, a world that we did not build for ourselves.”
All the experts say I’m sane.
Some even say I might acquire insight someday.
Increasingly, poems reach me physically, testing my physical and emotional boundaries—looking for places they might get inside, frequencies at which I might hear, poking at sensuous dead zones.
Baum’s work unearths and explores the incidental poetry of UFO sightings, dog-eared paperbacks, and obsolete artifacts like card catalogs.
The poet on her new book, maps as bodily marks, falling apart, and putting the pieces back together.
Yi Sang (1910–1937) was a poet and a short story writer during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Despite his brief literary career, he left behind perhaps the most influential body of work in modern Korean literature.
The artist on how her practices influence one another, who gets to be a “Renaissance man,” and the significance of DIY ethics.
On the relationship between poetry and social struggle.
The poet Anne Waldman leads a global musical collaboration.
Lake Pred was no lake but a precondition, / predecessor assault that kept coming, / preterite arrest we couldn’t quit.