Philip Kolin's longtime spiritual director was a chain-smoking oblate who fed everyone.
Miss Brooks would be 100 years old today. Her poetic-prophetic vision is worth celebrating.
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.
Johnny Cash was a lot of things. Was he a literary writer?
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.
An anthology of poetry mourning the demise of the Church of England
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