Molly McCully Brown recovers the lives of women at an institution notorious for its eugenics program.
Marie Howe’s poems present Magdalene in many forms, contemporary and ancient.
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These are not poetic times. We live and breathe prose.
When arguments fail us, we turn to words of wonder.
A new biography reveals the poet’s devotion to his vocation. It also reveals his loneliness.
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John Edgar Wideman counters the official record of Emmett Till’s father with a more empathetic version.
I was skeptical. Then I heard a poet read one of his poems.
Escapism can be delightful. But artistic creation also uses the fodder of daily life.