Content tagged "poetry"

  • Poetry Reading: David Rivard

    Poetry Reading: David Rivard

    David Rivard’s most recent book, Standoff, received the 2017 PEN New England Award in Poetry and was listed by The New Yorker in its “Books We Loved in 2016” roundup.

  • Poetry Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera

    Poetry Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera

    Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. They are the author of while they sleep (under the bed is another country) from Birds, LLC and the inaugural recipient of the Ambroggio Prize from the Academy of American Poets for their book x/ex/exis.

  • Tyehimba Jess

    Poetry Reading: Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess

    Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, The Midland Society Author’s Award in Poetry.

  • Poetry Reading: Stephen Tapscott and Erica Funkhouser

    Poetry Reading: Stephen Tapscott and Erica Funkhouser

    Stephen Tapscott lives in Cambridge and is a professor (Literature) at MIT, and Erica Funkhouser’s newest book of poems, Post and Rail, was the recipient of the 2017 Idaho Prize and is due out in print this April.

  • Mark Pawlak

    Poetry Reading: Mark Pawlak

    An M.I.T. alumnus (B.S. Physics, 1970), Mark Pawlak is the author of nine poetry collections and the editor of six anthologies.

  • The Truelist (Using Electricity)
Nick Montfort
Counterpath Press, 2017

    The Truelist

    The Truelist is a book-length poem generated by a one-page, stand-alone computer program.

  • Poetry Reading: Fanny Howe

    Poetry Reading: Fanny Howe

    Fanny Howe’s most recent collection of poetry is Second Childhood from Graywolf Press. She was a Finalist for the National Book Award.

  • Nicole Terez Dutton

    Poetry Reading: Nicole Terez Dutton

    Nicole Terez Dutton’s work has appeared in Callaloo, Ploughshares, 32 Poems, Indiana Review and Salt Hill Journal.

  • B.I.C. at MIT

    B.I.C. at MIT

    Haitian poet, singer and song-writer Roosevelt Saillant, better known as “B.I.C.” for “Brain. Intelligence. Creativity,” is one of the best known and most creative and prolific artists in Haiti.

  • Too Foreign for Here

    Too Foreign for Here

    Allie Hexley’s Karmel Prize-winning poetry manuscript.

  • Distant Sunrise in Malaga // At the Loggia // Jazz

    Distant Sunrise in Malaga // At the Loggia // Jazz

    Three poems by Nicholas Matthews. Third prize winner for the 2017 Robert A. Boit Writing Prize for poetry.

  • Worms


    “Someone else got to pick. / Pick my brains. / There are worms there.” 2nd place winner for the 2017 Enterprise Poets Prize for Imagining a Future.

  • Poetry Across Borders

    Poetry Across Borders

    As part of MIT’s Day of Action/Day of Engagement, come share poems from cultures beyond the US.

  • Kathleen Ossip

    Poetry Reading: Kathleen Ossip

    Kathleen Ossip is a 2016-2017 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, and is the editor of the poetry review website SCOUT.

  • Poetry Reading: Martha Collins and Fred Marchant

    Poetry Reading: Martha Collins and Fred Marchant

    Collins is founder of the creative writing program at UMass-Boston. Marchant is emeritus co-director of the Suffolk University Poetry Center.