December 10, 2015

NEA funds will support a special issue of contemporary Arabic fiction, as well as an education outreach program, The Common in the Classroom.

Photo Credit: Sue Kwon
December 8, 2015

I like to think that poems, being aware that they are poems, look at themselves and start to arrange, deepen, and intensify their own experience of being made.

Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
December 5, 2015

In period rooms... I feel the remnants of stories. I feel like I’m breathing that air. —Artist Ann Agee

December 4, 2015

These are books that will break you down into your component parts, rearrange you, and put you back together.

Photo by author
December 3, 2015

I stood there soaked to the chest, my feet booted in bottom muck. . . Baptism was too breathless and predictable a description for the feeling, but in retrospect, homecoming was not.