In this episode, meet Alex Halberstadt, author of Young Heroes of the Soviet Union, Esther Safran Foer, author of I Want You to Know We’re Still Here, and Carolyn Forche, author of In the Lateness of the World. Read more
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth, Warsan Shireâ€™s debut poetry collection, deals mightily in contradictions. Read more
National Poetry Month was first celebrated in 1996. Since then, April has been a month to absorb, share, and celebrate poets and their words. Begin your month of poetry with one of these lyrical, diverse audiobooks: Read more
Photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.Â Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Listen to him read oneÂ of his poems from his book, Chasers of the Light.