Mei-mei Berssenbrugge was described by poet Jackson Mac Low as “neither objectivist nor subjectivist but a poet of the whole consciousness.” Born in Beijing, she emerges from diver
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November 05, 2013
October 16, 2013
Writers from Petrarch to Millay, from Shakespeare to Frost to Hacker have written sonnets about love, loss, philosophy, sex, war, aging, and every other human concern.
November 06, 2013
Author and critic Naomi Wolf interviews Ken Goldstein, who has recently published his first novel THIS IS RAGE
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November 08, 2013
Poet Kwame Dawes introduces a new generation of African poets whose work reflects the complex cosmopolitanism of contemporary African societies and cultures that remain fully tradi
October 12, 2013
Emily Dickinson famously said that she knew it was a poem if it knocked the top of her head off. But what if it’s a prose poem?
November 09, 2013
Poets House welcomes six poets currently in residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa to share their work and dis
November 11, 2013
October 15, 2013
Regardless of stylistic differences, Bashō, John Keats, Pablo Neruda, Li Po, William Carlos Williams, Emily Dickinson, and Kay Ryan would all agree on the essential importance of imagery--the poem'