Stephanie Burt

Stephanie Burt teaches English at Harvard. Her latest book of poems is We Are Mermaids.

Illustration from “The Ship That Sailed to Mars,” by William M. Timlin.

The Radical World-making of Joanna Russ The Radical World-making of Joanna Russ

In her science fiction, the novelist offered not only an astringent critiques of the present but also bold visions of the future.

May 13, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Stephanie Burt

Lucy Sante

Lucy Sante and the Solitude and Solidarity of Transitioning Lucy Sante and the Solitude and Solidarity of Transitioning

In her new memoir, I Heard Her Call My Name, Sante dissects her past in order to understand her future.

Mar 18, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Stephanie Burt

The Long and Sometimes Lost History of Trans

The Long and Sometimes Lost History of Trans The Long and Sometimes Lost History of Trans

To borrow a phrase from the photographer and activist Samra Habib, “We have always been here”—or, at least, people somewhat like us have always been here.

Jun 28, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Stephanie Burt

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Letters From the September 10-17, 2018, Issue Letters From the September 10-17, 2018, Issue

Poetry, wide open… The poetry editors reply…

Aug 16, 2018 / Letters / Our Readers, Stephanie Burt, and Carmen Giménez Smith

Lorde Grows Up

Lorde Grows Up Lorde Grows Up

In her new album, Lorde captures a generation struggling for independence.

Aug 23, 2017 / Books & the Arts / Stephanie Burt

Czesław Miłosz’s Space Travels

Czesław Miłosz’s Space Travels Czesław Miłosz’s Space Travels

Having spent four decades in exile, the Polish poet discovered a homeland in his writing.

Jun 1, 2017 / Books & the Arts / Stephanie Burt

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