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April Poetry Month

2016 Poetry Month: An Interview With James Richardson

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 04.01.2016 | Books
Jonathan Hobratsch

James Richardson is most recently the author of By the Numbers, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award, and During, just published, which won the Poetry Society of America's Castagnola Prize for best book-in-progress. He teaches at Princeton University.

Celebrate Poetry Month With Poem In Your Pocket Day

Posted 04.26.2012 | Books

If you're lamenting the end of National Poetry Month, don't fret. Today is National Poem In Your Pocket Day. The celebration is as self-explanator...

National Poetry Month: Read New Work From Eileen Myles

Posted 04.02.2012 | Books

Salman Rushdie said, "a poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going ...

AZ Governor & April Poetry Month: Anti-Immigrant Yahoos Should Read Martin Espada's "Imagine the Angels of Bread"

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Biggers

Notwithstanding the fact that the first non-native to enter Arizona was an African Muslim without official papers, what better way for California-bred...