‘I Have A Right to be Angry’: The Power and Pain of #BlackPoetsSpeakOut

Essay by Victor D. Infante, Poems by Alan King, Christina Springer, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, Casey Rocheteau, Sonya Renee Taylor and Danez Smith

It is agonizing to witness a community wailing in despair, to hear the pain echo across the sky. But … Continue reading

Against Silence: Our 2014 Pushcart Nominations

The week we announce our Pushcart Prize nominees is usually a pretty happy one for us: Who doesn’t love an opportunity to crow about their best work, to revel in celebrating the fantastic authors we’re blessed to work with?

But … Continue reading