Jordan Davis is Poetry Editor of The Nation. His most recent publication is POD | Poems on Demand (2011).
Photo credit: Alison Stine Davis
A poet’s reckonings with suffering and indifference.
David Orr’s Beautiful and Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry; Kenneth Goldsmith’s Uncreative Writings
"Jazz As a Way of Life," "Narragansett," "Ira Will Not Be Attending the Meeting"
The Poet Laureate Consultant to the Library of Congress talks about spontaneous demonstrations, his hope for poetry, and why he doesn't read criticism anymore.
The best poems in Skin, Inc. have an excellent unconscious feeling, even when the news is bad and Thomas Sayers Ellis knows nobody is going to want to listen.
The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater; Terese Svoboda's Weapons Grade; Bob Hicok's Words for Empty and Words for Full.
In his poems, Mahmoud Darwish greeted even his own name warily, knowing it was something else he'd be forced to leave behind.