“I tried to arrange my life so that I could have the time in the morning to sit down and work. As soon as you make a decision like that, you give a shape to your life.”
Eliot said: “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” We hope this issue finds you sitting with writers whose work engages you and pushes you far. And again farther.
Fed up of mushy love poems? Find inspiration in these anti-love poems instead.
Young poets gather to learn the craft from literary stars.
Spoken word poet Sarah Kay discusses writing, listening and the freedom to give poetry a try.
Poet and journalist Alissa Quart combines her skills for a sprawling examination of the outsider class.
A group gathers to explore the landscape of aging, imagination and technique in poetry.