poetry

Culture

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.28.19
comic week 2019

The Past Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be In 'The Time Traveler's Wife'

Singapore poet Joshua Ip joined forces with Indonesian artist Kurnia Harta Winata.
Joshua Ip
Kurnia Harta Winata
2.20.19
Culture

The Love Poems of Japan’s Heian Court Were the Original Thirst Texts

These female Heian-era writers were considered beautiful for their ability to write poetry.
Rachel Rabbit White
12.25.18
Culture

'PLANETARIUM' Is a Short Film Celebrating the Radical Power of Women

Liv Colliander and David Henry Gerson’s fantastical visual, narrated by Maripol, breathes new life into Adrienne Rich’s feminist poem.
Nicole DeMarco
12.14.18
Features

Rap is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene is Flourishing

"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Quentin Müller
5.7.18
poetry

Pop-Poet Rupi Kaur Isn't Worrying About Being Unique

“Plagiarism is such a heavy, loaded word.”
Vivek Gopal
Sonal Shah
5.2.18
Literature

'I'm a Third-Culture Kid, So I'm Always Nowhere'

We spoke with Mikael Johani about the re-issue of his poetry anthology "We Are Nowhere and It's Wow."
Syarafina Vidyadhana
8.14.17
Books

This Bike Poet Delivers Dreams to Your Doorstep

For $45, Mathias Svalina's Dream Delivery Service will bring you custom-written poems straight from his subconscious.
Blake Butler
4.7.17