Category Archives: Authors

Joanna Higgins answers youth questions on WAITING FOR THE QUEEN

“I am 12 years old. My favorite genre is fantasy, but I read everything, and I read whenever I can.” —Maggie Hlavka



From the poet whose stunning debut was praised as “transcendent” (Kevin Young) and “steadily confident” (Carl Phillips), Dangerous Goods tracks its speaker throughout North America and abroad. From the Bahamas, London, and Cairo, to Bemidji, Minnesota, and Milledgeville, Georgia, Sean Hill … Continue reading


Christopher Merrill on how his travels inform his writing

As a National Council on the Humanities member and the head of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, Christopher Merrill moves around the world more than your typical writer. In his 2011 book, The Tree of the Doves: Ceremony, … Continue reading


A Q&A with Jody Gladding, author of TRANSLATIONS FROM BARK BEETLE

In the inspired new collection Translations from Bark Beetle, acclaimed poet and translator Jody Gladding takes the physical, elemental world as her point of inquiry, examining how language arises from landscape, and deriving a lexicon for these poems from the … Continue reading


Malena Mörling on THE STAR BY MY HEAD

Malena Mörling is the author of two collections of poems, Ocean Avenue and Astoria, and the co-editor and co-translator of The Star By My Head: Poets from Sweden. Published in partnership with the Poetry Foundation, The Star By My Head is the premiere American anthology … Continue reading



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