New Yorker

Out today, read the title poem for Raymond Antrobus’ forthcoming collection, “Signs, Music.”

Harpers Bazaar

Airea D. Mathews on play: “Barbie reminds me of the imaginative intensity that children take on to push past time and space.”


Pádraig Ó Tuama reads “You wake the dead to life” written by Rumi and translated by Haleh Liza Gafori.

G&L Review

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan on writing black, queer fiction: “‘So, your mother is a Black feminist? No wonder your writing is so queer!’”

On Being

Rowan Ricardo Phillips’ poem “Never Again Would Birds’ Song Be the Same” featured on the Poetry Unbound podcast. Listen here.


Excerpt from Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s forthcoming Chain Gang All-Stars: “She noticed her own steadiness… Strange. She’d counted herself wretched for so long.”

The Cut

Read an excerpt from Maggie Smith’s forthcoming memoir You Could Make This Place Beautiful: “My marriage was never the same after that.”