‘Skin molted like a lazy adder/while sinew pooled like glue.//Bone fractured next/like desert rose glass/then melted too.’

By Tom Phan
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Poets Claudia Rankine and Hoa Nguyen speak with Rigoberto Gonzalez about the urgent need for poetry as a force for political change.

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Writers Jaswinder Bolina, Ching-In Chen, Bich Minh Nguyen and Timothy Yu reflect on their writing processes

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From the slave ship Zong to the Japanese steamship Komagata Maru, two experimental poets draw on legal papers and ship records as they raise spirits from the sea

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From Ann M. Martin’s Claudia Kishi to intersectionality, SPAM, and The Woman Warrior

Essays

Brooklyn, Opium, Diaspora, Imodium. The celebrated writer in conversation on the release of River of Smoke in 2011

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Novelists Malka Older and Jennifer Marie Brissett discuss the ins and outs of writing speculative fiction

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To get free, to tell the truth, sometimes requires new language that might not fit through that narrow channel of the dominant culture.

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Poets Monica Sok, Aimee Suzara, and David Mura explore their political landscapes through poems on the Khmer Rouge, the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, family, and antiblackness.

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Poet Philip Metres talks about why he chose to create an opera from a redacted history of torture

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Whether it’s Japanese dancehall pioneers, Eddie Huang’s parachute, or Roxane Gay’s advice on procrastination, we’ve captured some incredible moments you won’t want to miss.

Video

Poets Claudia Rankine and Hoa Nguyen speak with Rigoberto Gonzalez about the urgent need for poetry as a force for political change.

Video

Novelists Malka Older and Jennifer Marie Brissett discuss the ins and outs of writing speculative fiction

Video

Writers Jaswinder Bolina, Ching-In Chen, Bich Minh Nguyen and Timothy Yu reflect on their writing processes

Video

To get free, to tell the truth, sometimes requires new language that might not fit through that narrow channel of the dominant culture.

Video

From the slave ship Zong to the Japanese steamship Komagata Maru, two experimental poets draw on legal papers and ship records as they raise spirits from the sea

Video

Poets Monica Sok, Aimee Suzara, and David Mura explore their political landscapes through poems on the Khmer Rouge, the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, family, and antiblackness.

Video

From Ann M. Martin’s Claudia Kishi to intersectionality, SPAM, and The Woman Warrior

Video

Poet Philip Metres talks about why he chose to create an opera from a redacted history of torture

Essays

Brooklyn, Opium, Diaspora, Imodium. The celebrated writer in conversation on the release of River of Smoke in 2011

Video

Whether it’s Japanese dancehall pioneers, Eddie Huang’s parachute, or Roxane Gay’s advice on procrastination, we’ve captured some incredible moments you won’t want to miss.