The LARB End-of-Year Editor Interviews: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth interview of several we’ll be publishing this month, all with our section editors. They’re …

Blacktop Ecologies

Blacktop Ecologies: Los Angeles Poetry and Poetics is a one-day symposium of writers active in Los Angeles today. Though largely …

Translating Poetry: An Essay from Marginalia

(With today’s post, the LARB Blog continues featuring content from its new Channels Project. The LARB Channels — which include the …

Equatorial Guinea’s Most Important Living Writer Forced Into Hiding

By David Shook Juan Tomás Avila Laurel is Equatorial Guinea’s most important living writer, but he’s often been persecuted by …