Post Tagged with:poetry
Ocean Vuong and the Power of Loss

FICTION

Ocean Vuong and the Power of Loss

Profile by Michele Filgate ×

The poet-turned-novelist brings a haunting, fragmentary approach to the story of a young man's relationship with his mother in "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous."
The B&N Podcast: Ocean Vuong on Surrendering to the Story

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Ocean Vuong on Surrendering to the Story

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The author of the celebrated debut novel "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" talks with us about the unique power of fiction to tell the truth.
The B&N Podcast: Rupi Kaur

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Rupi Kaur

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The internationally bestselling poet talks about her roots, the surprise of sudden fame, and what she wants her words to mean to readers.
Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

POETS

Kahlil Gibran and the Curse of the Oriental Sage

Essay by Rafia Zakaria ×

The author of "The Prophet" is one of the most widely-quoted writers in the world -- and possibly one of the most misunderstood.
Neruda: The Poet’s Calling

LIVES

Neruda: The Poet’s Calling

Reviewed by Hamilton Cain ×

A new life of Chile's poetic titan examines not only a career of genius but a darker personal history as well.
Singing the Animal Soul: The Poetry of Galway Kinnell

RETROSPECTIVE

Singing the Animal Soul: The Poetry of Galway Kinnell

Reviewed by Troy Jollimore ×

A new collection highlights the way one America's greatest poets confronted the parts of human nature civilization attempts to deny.
Devotion

BEYOND CATEGORY

Devotion

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

The Godmother of Punk and the author of the National Book Award-winning "Just Kids" delivers a characteristically poetic take on inspiration. Review by David L. Ulin.
“Not a heartbeat, but a moan”: Nicole Sealey

INTERVIEW

“Not a heartbeat, but a moan”: Nicole Sealey

A Conversation with Amy Gall ×

The author of "Ordinary Beast" -- and the director of the poetry organization Cave Canem -- talks about the inspiration for and the urgency behind her work.
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016

POEMS

Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016

Reviewed by Troy Jollimore ×

A new collection of Frank Bidart's poetry -- longlisted for the National Book Award -- is "one of this year's major English-language poetry events." Review by Troy Jollimore.
The 2017 National Book Award Longlists:  Poetry

AWARDS

The 2017 National Book Award Longlists: Poetry

by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

The ten nominees for the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry have been announced!
A Letter from the Bottom of the World: On Robert Lowell, Poetry and Madness

ARTISTS

A Letter from the Bottom of the World: On Robert Lowell, Poetry and Madness

By Troy Jollimore ×

The work of Robert Lowell has always been colored by his legendary bouts with mental illness. Now, Kay Renfield Jamison's "Setting the River on Fire" looks at the intersection of poetry and...
Harvest of a Hard Season: Poetry in 2016

YEAR IN REVIEW

Harvest of a Hard Season: Poetry in 2016

Essay by Tess Taylor ×

Tess Taylor on a quartet of works of poetry that provide light in a shadowed moment.