The Village Voice poetry issue.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge famously drew a line: "prose -- words in their best order; poetry -- the best words in their best order." Granted, Coleridge was a poet, not to mention a stoner of the first order, and therefore probably had a tendency to be defensive about things. He was right, though. Had ... More >>
The White Horse Tavern as it looks today Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>
Genius? Idiot? Poetry-world provocateur Jim Behrle likes Ginsberg and acrylic poo
Louise Glück, the Newly Appointed Poet Laureate, Steps Into the Shadows of the Moment
Butler Did It. But Why?