September 11, 2018

Luck, Lit, & Gutter Spouts

By Derek Mong

I was twenty-three years old when I won the Hopwood Award for Poetry. A recent college grad, I lived in a leaky apartment that I’d furnished with lawn furniture and […]

April 11, 2016

Cinematic Syntax

By Dora Malech

I started thinking about poetry and cinema after a visit to artist and filmmaker Karen Yasinsky’s Film & Media Studies class “Poetry and the Moving Image” at Johns Hopkins University. In her […]

November 29, 2011

Mix Tape: Feeling Thankful For…

By Maggie Smith

Poems, when they come, and for Ruth Stone, who once said, “Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down […]