The 15 ekphrastic poems in “Rayfish” by Mary Hickman, honored with the James Laughlin Award, explore culture and its meaning.
Poets and Poems: Kathryn Nuernberger and “The End of Pink”
James Laughlin Award winner “The End of Pink” by Kathryn Nuernberger is a wild, exuberant poetry collection, sitting there at the frontier of imagination.
Awards by the Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets has announced the recipients of its annual awards, including Robert Hass, Brian Blanchfield and Hannah Sanghee Park.
Poets and Poems: Jillian Weise and “The Book of Goodbyes”
“The Book of Goodbyes” by Jillian Weise is a collection of poems that are sometimes raw, sometimes searing, but always arresting and always honest.
“You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake”
The title suggests a story or a riddle, implying that something is going to happen or unfold, or a challenge or competition is going to begin. I’ve never read a book of poetry quite like ‘You and Three Others are Approaching a Lake’