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Gifts & GIFs

One of the books that best helped me think about poetry in 2013 was William and Dorothy Wordsworth: ‘All in Each Other’ by Lucy Newlyn, ‘the first literary biography of the Wordsworths’ creative collaboration’. The book shows the brother and…

One Line Leads to Another

Happy National Poetry Month! Whatever that is! To celebrate, I started to pick out my favourite lines from the last six months of poems on the site. I soon realised that, for every line I chose, there was another or…

The Anxiety of Audience

[Note: This talk was originally given at the Academy of American Poets 2012 Poets Forum on Friday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. at The New School’s Theresa Lang Center at 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY. The title of the panel…