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.”

Poet Jim Daniels continues fruitfully mining memories of his youth in a blue-collar town

The formula feels fresh even as he mines memory in the face of aging family and the city’s changing landscape

Maggie Nelson, Across Categories

We check in with the poet, critic and memoirist

Lauded poet Robert Gibb scores with his new collection

The poems in After succeed in their symmetry

A longtime local English professor publishes his first novel

Daniel Lowe’s All That’s Left to Tell explores the nature of storytelling itself

Two local artists offer books with contrasting takes on the everyday

Reviews of John Peña’s Daily Geology and Christiane Dolores’ Tea With Dolores



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