A close look at Phillis Wheatley’s subversion of Neoclassical poetry in “On Being Brought from Africa to America.” Part 1 of 5 on the theme of home.
● “(Feeling) at Home in America,” a five-part series by Camille Dungy on poems about home, beginning with a poem by Phillis Wheatley
● An excerpt of a 1991 conversation between Édouard Glissant and Derek Walcott on the epic
Interview: Writer & Literary Zine Editor Kevin Killian Talks Xerox Coup d’État
Taking over the state with feminism, inclusivity, and a punk-rock approach to publishing poetry.
From the Archives: Édouard Glissant & Derek Walcott in Conversation about the Epic
A debate about the long poem between two giants of Caribbean literature at Poets House in 1991.
From Poets House Fellowship to Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize
This year’s Yale Younger Poets Prize winner Yanyi recounts the community he found through his 2015 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellowship.