Why write a sestina? Direct from Florida, poet Celia Lisset Alvarez gives you a few fabulous reasons.
Poets and Poems: Osip Mandelstam and “Poems”
Osip Mandelstam (1891-1938) was a leading poet in the Silver Age of Russian poetry, until ran afoul of the Stalinist regime.
Book Club Announcement: Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky
In our upcoming book club we’ll consider Ilya Kaminsky’s collection, Deaf Republic, and ask it guide us in a reimagining of what it means to be a hero, of disability, of the movements that compel us to survive.