Tag: poetry

“Legacy,” from VESSEL by Parneshia Jones

“Legacy,” from VESSEL by Parneshia Jones

In honor of National Poetry Month, Northwestern University Press would like to share a poem written by our director and published poet, Parneshia Jones! Parneshia’s collection, Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), is… READ MORE

Talk a Little Poetry with Ellen Hagan

Kentucky native poet Ellen Hagan will discuss her poetry, her new book, and what makes poetry/prose so important. Ellen will also do a private reading from her poetry collection and… READ MORE

“Incendiary Art: Birmingham, 1963”

Patricia Smith For avery r. young Baby girls boom. Baby girls blow and burn, skin balloons, booms. Baby girls burn, boom. The Lord dangles, festive and helpless. Hymnals blacken while… READ MORE

“What Saves Us” – A Book Launch

Far more than a protest anthology, Martin Espada’s What Saves Us brings together portraits of Trump’s enablers with the myriad voices of the lost, abandoned, and marginalized. These stories of immigrants, minimum… READ MORE

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