The author of Bec & Call on the role of poet laureates, the political power of writing, and capturing a sense of place in her work.
Threading a needle is a momentary sideline from a feeling that might otherwise darken me completely. That can be enough, and as a new decade approaches, I find peace in enough.
My father’s stories come from a career behind the bar of New York’s oldest pub, among the alcoholics and loners and deviants who became his people and helped him find his voice as a writer.
The poet and MTV columnist on witnessing, mapping grief and joy, and The Wire.
From the heartsick graverobbers of early Romantic literature to the latest gritty cable crime drama, the dead woman is never simply mourned and forgotten, but fully objectified and consumed.
The author of Talking to the Diaspora discusses deep space, Harry Potter, and the language our bodies are speaking.
The activist and poet discusses their new chap book, Sad Girl Poems.
Vancouver writers Dina Del Bucchia and Daniel Zomparelli on what we can learn from romantic comedies, why unrequited love is gross, and why everyone wants to slap Nicolas Cage.
Three poems found in the real-life remarks of Don Cherry, Charles Oakley, and Ronda Rousey.
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