September 2, 2014

The Dutiful Mob, Reconsidered

By Cody Walker

It’s the day after Labor Day, which means—at many college campuses, including the one where I teach—that fall classes are starting. In constructing the syllabus for my poetry workshop, I’ve […]

August 6, 2014

Laurels and Hardy

By Cody Walker

I’ve been thinking about the North Carolina poet laureate controversy. As you may have heard, Governor Pat McCrory appointed Valerie Macon, a self-published and (from the little evidence available online) […]