Lagniappe Printed books

Depths As Well As Distances

On the heels of yesterday’s celebration of fathers, here is Kalamu ya Salaam’s loving and thoughtful tribute to his friend, collaborator, and mentor, Tom Dent. This poem is one of the many gems in Salaam’s 2021 collection Cosmic Deputy, available here. Featured image by Richard Mortel, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Events Printed books Reflections

When Poetry Comes to Life

Honoring three I AM NEW ORLEANS poets, along with the inciting work of Marcus B. Christian, to kick off National Poetry Month

Forthcoming books Reflections

Sorting Poems by Candlelight

It feels corny to invest in the analog to this degree, but if I am being honest, it is also a relief…

Printed books Reflections

In Memory of Mimi Grossberg

Honoring the Legacy of an Austrian Poet in Exile