The Guardian

New poem by Maya C. Popa, “Often, I received more than I’d asked, // which is how this works – you fish in open water / ready to be wounded on what you reel in.”

New York Times

Read Mahogany L. Browne’s reflections for Modern Love’s series Black History, Continued, “Beyond Cool, She Was Fly. Her Confidence Gave Me Wings.“

New York Times

Read the poem “A Sunny Morning in the Square” written by Polina Barskova and translated by Valzhyna Mort.

The Atlantic

Read “Needing the Dragon,” Alicia Ostriker’s new poem: “the one god in whom we say we believe / is also unbelievable.”

The New Yorker

Read Katha Pollitt’s new story, “Brown Furniture,” in the January print edition of The New Yorker here.

bon appétit

Torrey Peters on the end of her marriage: “I thought I could save my marriage by repressing my transness. I couldn’t.”