Poet Wallace Stevens, less known than his contemporaries like T.S. Eliot, lived an enigmatic and in many ways ordinary life. That’s according to a new biography by Paul Mariani called The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens.
Take a listen to Northampton poet Dennis Caraher’s piece about things not said at the kitchen table. This commentary originally aired in June 2015.
The United States named its 19th poet laureate today: Natasha Trethewey, a professor of English and creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. She is […]
This year's National Book Critics Circle finalists include Hampshire College professor and poet Aracelis Girmay.
Morning Song–Poems for New Parents– is a new anthology edited by Susan Todd and Carol Purington, who live in Western Massachusetts.It features poets ranging from Dickinson,Frost and Yeats to Neruda and Rilke, and it’s the first collection to bring together well known poets writing exclusively about parenting and children. Susan Todd told WFCR’s Susan Kaplan that it’s a chance to expand poetry’s reach.