The New Yorker

An interview with Jorie Graham on distraction, ecological devastation, and the future of the medium of poetry.


Review of Akil Kumarasky’s Meet Me by the Roaring Sea, a “…mesmerizing and odd novel…haunting and beautiful.”

Peste Magazine

Read Dunya Mikhail’s poem “Friendship Snapshot” here: My friend is always busy, / so I made a new friend / of Play-Doh.

The Week

Meghan O’Rourke recommends six books on understanding pain and illness including titles by Natasha Trethewey and Susan Sontag.

The Marginalian

Haleh Liza Gafori’s Gold, a dazzling translation of a selection of Rumi’s poetry, included on this list of Favorite Books of 2022.

Wall Street Journal

Joy Harjo and the “portal to grace” in poetry; she believes that poems can give us “new ways to speak with each other.”

CBS News

Read an excerpt from Percival Everett’s latest Dr. No: “John Milton Bradley Sill aspired to be a Bond villain, the fictitious nature of James Bond notwithstanding.”