Posts tagged with: chapbooks

Houston Chronicle highlights poet Van Garrett

Van Garrett is one of those writers whose poems manage to convey multiple layers and levels of our reality, while welcoming the reader like a wide-open front door, the kind of poetry you hand to somebody who claims they don’t... Read More

Dear America’s Police

Let’s use accurate terms when we speak of the extra-judicial killing of people of color by American police whose salaries we pay. In any other country we’d call it state-sponsored terrorism. Roxanne Gay on Alton Sterling. Reginald Dwayne Betts on Tamir Rice. Jesse Williams’ beautiful speech... Read More

Ebb tide

Meghna Chakrabarti interviews David Blight on how Memorial Day started–a pivotal episode of our suppressed history, on a Charleston SC racetrack in 1865. Eileen Myles talks with Christopher Lyden about authentic diction, working class origins, gender fluidity and the democratic virtue of individualism... Read More