New York Review of Books
The denial of racism in education is hardly new, as poet Peter Neil Carroll presents the story of a Native American reformer.
New Verse News
As the generals imprison over 30 poets, California poet Phyllis Klein attacks the killers of poetry in Myanmar, the futility of trying to erase words with bullets.
At 12, in the midst of the Vietnam War, poet-to-be Martin Espada faced consequences for refusing to pledge allegiance.
Responding to the shootings in Atlanta’s Gold Spa, poet Patricia Mona Eng uses online quotes of the shooter against the 911 recordings of the Asian woman calling for help.
Martín Espada’s newest collection, Floaters, takes its title from the term used by some Border Patrol police to describe migrants drowned in the Rio Grande.
Hayden Saunier’s poem about the moon walk evokes a hidden memory of wartime trauma.
California poet Patrick Daly writes in the wake of January 6, 2021 about “that other House” endangered by a mob or by “An angry man/red and orange like a flame?”
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