How a poetic form gained new political purpose online in 2017.
The poet died this week at 90.
Gwendolyn Brooks’s life and work asserted the humanity of black people in America.
A new biography tells how the poet formed a taste for ambiguity and indirection.
Adam Bradley's new book makes a rare, convincing argument for the close reading of pop music.
The poet was reserved and private in an age of confession. Now, a new biography tries to reveal her secrets.
Kevin Coval's new collection creates community through history.
When we assess the reputation of a great man, can we still prioritize the work over the life?