Beat poetry stands out as one of the most influential and widely referenced poetry movements today. If you’ve heard of Allen Ginsberg or Jack Kerouac—spontaneous and spiritual writers who subverted the genre’s conventions throughout their lifetimes—then you’ve heard of beat
A new year has begun, ushering in lots of new poetry. This month’s releases explore the intersections between poetry and art, contemplate philosophy, and embody ancient myth. In other words, even as emerging writers and fresh forms carve out space
Audiobooks are more popular than ever before. The innovative format earned 12% more revenue from 2019 to 2020, according to research from the Audio Publishers Association, in part because publishers recorded 71,000 more audiobooks. As the selection grows, so does
As the largest city in Michigan, Detroit has become a unique and flourishing haven for art, literature, and culture. In fact, some of today’s most notable poets—like Tyehimba Jess, Carolyn Forché, and Victoria Chang—hail from this creative and bustling area.