Poetry

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The prolific Beat poet, who died aged 86 on 25 October, left behind a powerful and ever-urgent call to action in her Revolutionary Letters

BY Iris Cushing | 02 NOV 20

The American poet – whose ‘Memory’ is now out from Siglio Press – on the poetics of synesthesia

BY Bernadette Mayer | 23 JUL 20

While the American artist was staying in Dublin in the 1990s, she encountered a female character with a wildness to match Mad Sweeney 

BY Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith | 01 JUL 20

 An exclusive excerpt from her forthcoming book

BY Etel Adnan | 25 JUN 20

Renowned poet Joan Retallack reads Adnan’s poetry

BY Joan Retallack | 25 JUN 20

Omar Berrada on the artist’s polymathic imagination

BY Omar Berrada | 24 JUN 20

For Adnan, art and politics need not be in conflict

BY Pablo Larios | 23 JUN 20

In ‘All That Beauty’, it’s not a matter of seeing better, or more clearly; it’s a matter of seeing more widely and wildly

BY Steven Zultanski | 30 OCT 19
News

‘I saw how the different pop artists were working, and how they allowed new ideas to arise. So, I said to myself: Why don’t poets do that?’

BY Frieze News Desk | 14 OCT 19

On the artist selected for the Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounges at Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2019

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‘Surge’ finds uneasy resonances between the 1981 New Cross fire and more recent tragedies

BY Marek Sullivan | 23 SEP 19

‘I could sit among the velvet blackness forever’

BY Gabriella Pounds | 21 AUG 19

Remembering a poet who helped define a generation of American writers through his love of gossip, sex and art 

BY Andrew Durbin | 18 JUN 19
Culture Digest

Steven Zultanski reviews five wide-ranging new collections that address immigration, love and the cruelties of the internet

BY Steven Zultanski | 13 JUN 19

‘History is full of people who just didn’t,’ reads the first line of her riveting opening essay, which also serves as a sort of statement of intent

BY Negar Azimi | 23 FEB 19

The poet’s new collection chronicles a father’s succumbing to dementia and a daughter’s attempt to endure

BY Harry Thorne | 22 FEB 19
Fan Letter

‘Through the doors of underworld rose a mind structured by languages inherited from the dead’

BY Forrest Gander | 18 FEB 19
Fan Letter

‘The poet moves their hips like someone on a tram about to vomit’

BY Rebecca Tamás | 04 FEB 19
Fan Letter

‘I don’t know how a poet becomes a poet. And I don’t think anyone else does either’

BY Glen Baxter | 31 JAN 19
Fan Letter

‘Through its transformations and multiple languages, the poem becomes a dark mirror that reflects the missing truth’

BY Cecilia Vicuña | 28 JAN 19