Featuring Ilya Kaminsky, Javier Zamora, Solmaz Sharif, Camille T. Dungy, Paul Tran, Sharon Olds, Sonia Sanchez, Elizabeth Acevedo, Terisa Siagatonu, Sherwin Bitsui, Kazim Ali, Ellen Bass, Kwame Dawes, Mahogany L. Browne, Kiandra Jimenez, Eboni Hogan, Roya Marsh, Bianca Lynne Spriggs, E'Mon Lauren, Justice Ameer, Raych Jackson, Aracelis Girmay, Idrissa Simmonds, and Eric Elshtain.
Details Poetry Magazine April 2018
|Title||Poetry Magazine April 2018|
|Release Date||Apr 1st, 2018|
Reviews Poetry Magazine April 2018
- Overall I loved reading the different styles and perspectives. I plan to continue getting these monthly poetry books because i feel like my eyes have been opened a bit more to places and things i may never experience in any other way.
- Engaging approach in this issue, which, as an introductory editor’s note explains, “presents work from three of many…active communities: Split This Rock, a gathering of those who work for social justice; Black Girl Magic—the name is self-explanatory, but these are poets connected to the BreakBeat poets featured in our April 2015 issue; and Snow City Arts, an organization that provides instruction…to children in hospitals. In juxtaposing...
- This is a great issue. I particularly enjoyed the Snow City pieces. I wasn’t aware of the work that they did before, and I’d love to learn more about them. I’m more familiar with the great work that the other two groups have done in the past, and know of many of those poets already. It’s a very well weighted issue tonally and stylistically.
- More issues like this, please. Diverse, engaging, relevant. Would like to see more lesser-known poets who haven't published twenty books already and won every single award imaginable.