“This Question Has Me Reeling into Existential Crisis”: Ben Purkert on Writing “For the Love of Endings”

  It can be difficult for non-poets to get excited about a poetry collection, but Ben Purkert’s For the Love of Endings is well worth your time. Purkert is a master at building tension between the playful and the dead serious. The poems in this collection display an incredible love of language and a generous curiosity about human nature. They are often funny as hell, too. I recently sat down with Purkert at Hungry Ghost on Fulton St. in Brooklyn […]

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