August 31, 2019

“The Prairie-Grass Dividing,” the Beer

By Derek Mong

The second in a series of seven Walt Whitman beer reviews: “The Distillation Would Intoxicate Me Also” There’s democracy in beer drinking, or so Americans like to believe. When the punditocracy […]

June 5, 2019

“Song of Myself,” the Beer

By Derek Mong

“Sobriety,” Walt Whitman wrote in 1842, is “that virtue which every mother and father prays nightly” will reside “in the character of their sons.” Tell that to Bell’s Brewery, which […]

June 26, 2012

A Humument: re-vision as vocation

By Andrew David King

Though unspoken, the po-biz (short for “poetry business,” as it’s jocularly called) has formulas and definitions. And it has schedules. Among them: if you’re a new poet, you publish chapbooks […]