New Poet Laureate Charles Wright

            NPR Interview Highlights On what led the 2014 Poet Laureate Charles Wright to begin writing poetry Well, an inability to do anything else, among other things. I first started reading it seriously when I was in the Army, in Verona, Italy, and I was 23 years old, which is very […]

Liberate Poetry, Robert Pinsky’s Manifesto

Liberate Poetry! Robert Pinsky’s Manifesto for Readers Aug 26, 2013 10:06 AM EDT   Poetry has been taken hostage by the academy and its obsession with “meaning,” but former poet laureate Robert Pinsky rides to the rescue with his new book celebrating language and sound. Daniel Bosch on a call to bring music back to […]