In our morning reading: new writing by Esmé Weijun Wang and Natalie Eilbert, revisiting the music of Lync, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Monica Sok, Jim Ruland Fiction, Rion Amilcar Scott, Tana Wojczuk’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Monica Sok’s new book, fiction by Jim Ruland, and more.
Morning Bites: Laila Lalami, Tolstoy’s Children’s Stories, Natalie Eilbert, Mike Davis Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Laila Lalami and Mike Davis, poetry by Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Morning Bites: Chelsea Bieker, Natalie Eilbert Poetry, Emily Gould, Max Porter’s Recommendations, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Bieker and Emily Gould, poetry by Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Morning Bites: Deborah Levy Interviewed, Natalie Eilbert Nonfiction, Bud Smith, Matana Roberts Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Deborah Levy and Matana Roberts, new writing by Natalie Eilbert and Bud Smith, and more.
Weekend Bites: Chris L. Terry, Natalie Eilbert Poetry, Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders, Janaka Stucky Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Chris L. Terry’s new novel, poetry from Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Dorothea Lasky on Creativity, Natalie Eilbert, John Domini Interviewed, “Unknown Pleasures” at 40, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Dorothea Lasky, looking back at a classic album from Joy Division, and more.
2018 brought with it a lot of great poetry. Some revisited older forms or older stories to create something vital and new, while others took bold risks with language in order to illuminate aspects of the present sociopolitical condition. Whether they were causing us to rethink the quotidian or leading us to unexpected places, here are some of our favorite examples of verse that emerged this year.