The Book Report: Jeff Shotts

"Contemporary American poetry is experiencing an extraordinary wave of first books that are expanding our conceptions of what poetry is and what it means to be human." More

China’s Nobels

PEN American Center's Larry Siems and translator Jeffrey Yang on Liu Xiaobo, Mo Yan, and Liu Xia. More

Greed’s Prisoner

even the ashes don’t belong to you, his body / in the prison of the Communist Party / so that the spirit-cell you built / without a door without… More

An Aquarium

Seahorse It is said an encounter with a seahorsein a dream is an encounter with the un-conscious. Is this because bothevoke delicate armor? Beneathhistory is another history we’ve madewithout… More