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Dodge Poetry Festival

How to Get Your News From Poems

Josh Stearns | Posted 12.24.2014 | Media
Josh Stearns

"It is difficult / to get the news from poems," wrote American poet William Carlos Williams, "yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there." And yet, we are seeing more and more efforts to combine poetry and reporting.

How Does Poetry Matter?

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 12.15.2012 | Books
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

For C.K. Williams, poems emerge from cities. His poetry draws our attention to urban spaces, to the ways in which they pulse with layers of interaction often missed.