January 20, 2018

Interview with Andrew Seguin

By Jeff Alessandrelli

Combining the poetic, photographic and historic, Andrew Seguin’s collection The Room In Which I Work (winner of the 2015 Omnidawn Open Book Contest) is immersive on a variety of different […]

January 14, 2017

Innovation in Conversation: Part II

By Dora Malech

In my last post, I segued from thinking about Terrance Hayes’s formal innovation to thinking about other poets’ formal innovations (and the possible conversations or influences therein), spending time with Randall Mann’s “Straight […]

September 9, 2016

How To

By Dora Malech

Who said—and I’m woefully paraphrasing—that each poem teaches you to read it in the reading of it? Or each poet teaches you to understand their personal language within the poems themselves? I […]

September 1, 2016

Placement Test

By Cody Walker

A few days ago, at breakfast with friends, someone brought up the name of an Ypsilanti coffee shop I hadn’t thought about in a while. Oh, I thought, I wrote […]

January 22, 2016

Of Late: Procrastination and Poetry

By Dora Malech

There has to be a word for the very special kind of procrastination that goes into planning a poetry course. I certainly engage in the regular kind of procrastination with […]