Poet Barbara Edelman’s debut collection explores the experiences of adult children and aging parents

Poet Barbara Edelman’s debut collection explores the experiences of adult children and aging parents

“My mother is short, my mother is bent, / my mother is sick of living.”

A Conversation with Joyce Carol Oates

“In retrospect, the novel feels prophetic — but I wish it had not been.”

Exploring modern mothering through an economic lens

The knowledge that neoliberalism makes economic insecurity indivisible from motherhood today is central to Mothering Through Precarity.

Poet Kayla Sargeson’s full-length debut

In these poems, nothing is out of bounds

Listen, Liberal author Thomas Frank on Trump’s cabinet and more

“In a curious way, Donald Trump has also shown us what is possible.”

A Conversation with Poet Jan Beatty about her new book, Jackknife

“Sometimes I forget to put in the softer stuff.”

Jen Ashburn’s debut poetry collection goes home and away

A haunting clarity lingers in lines like these.

A Conversation with Roxane Gay

“People think they know me, but they only know what I choose for them to know.”

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