Lessons Out of Crisis

Part of the important, enduring tradition of Pride is the community’s insistence on creative disruption…We bring forward demonstrations of joy, grief, and rage particular to LGBTQ experience. More

The PEN Ten with Marge Piercy

Even very dangerous books are worth reading, if only to know my enemy. I don’t think anybody has the right to censor another person’s ideas. More

The Moment of Change Is the Only Poem

On March 27, we lost poet, seminal essayist, and activist Adrienne Rich. The loss resonates all the more in the months when women’s rights are once more (and when… More

Writ in Water

Happy World Water Day. Here we’d like to drop for you some words that were, like our names, writ in and on water–about things you could do today to… More

Wide-Reading, Long-Seeing

As the war drums rumble louder, we might want to take a look, as we engage, at some Iranian poets, some of whom write about their country from within… More

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