Letter from AWP

By Meghan O’Gieblyn The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, or AWP, the marquee national writer’s conference, takes place …

Recovering and Tempelhof

Like many, I spent part of the last weekend in January at an airport. Across the country thousands protested detainments …

Saying is Believing: Voice Recognition Is Changing the Way We Interact

By Candy Lee I recently asked Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated system, three questions: what is the weather today; play me some music …

Elegy as Ecstasy: Rereading Motherwell

By Dean Rader “a word is elegy to what it signifies” –Robert Hass The first poem of mine to be …

Resistance at the Crossroads of the World

By Benjamin Reeves Between President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the border with Mexico, his threat of a trade war …

On Murder

By Jacquelyn Ardam This is an essay about My Favorite Murder, a podcast.