Joy Harjo: A Preview

Joy Harjo will be participating in Speaking in Languages on the Edge and Obsession: Joy Harjo on Time in the 2013 PEN World Voices Festival. Joy Harjo burst onto the international literary… More

Three Questions with C.D. Wright

Clearly authoritarian states are afraid of even small, solo voices. Less mucked-up states with grandiose images of themselves are afraid of truth-speakers as well. But they can just paper… More

Three Questions with Shane McCrae

Self-obsession is an inevitable by-product of capitalism. And capitalism has become—mistakenly, I think—inextricably tangled up with most folks’ sense of what “the American way” is (but it’s hard not… More

Ben Mirov in Conversation

The structure of both your poems and collections have an almost random, found quality to them. How do you go about editing your work and putting your manuscripts together?There’s… More

An Interview with Don DeLillo

Sinclair Lewis called for 'a literature worthy of our vastness.' A novelist tends to feel this spread and breadth in his fingertips (or not) and I’ve tried to bring… More

The Campaign Against Torture in Algeria

TIMELINEOctober 5, 1988Algeria’s post independence baby boom—two thirds of the country was born after 1962—takes to the streets to protest the corrupt, self serving cliques—known by the French word… More

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