Best in Show

Abigail Deutsch

On David Yezzi’s Birds of the Air

Ghazal, Guitars, and Dumb Blocks

Ange Mlinko

On David Breskin, Nels Cline, and Ed Ruscha.

The Poet Tasters

Max Watman

A review of two cookbooks based on the recipes of artists and poets.

Crossing the Water with the Argonauts

Christopher Childers
A review of Aaron Poochigian’s translation of Apollonius’s Argonautica.

On a Passage in Figaro

Daniel Brown
On Mozart’s comic opera.

Excerpt from The Linen Way

Melissa Green
Remembering friendships with Derek Walcott and Joseph Brodsky.

Sarah Lindsay and the Didactic Tradition

Jamie James
On the poetry of science, from Hesiod to the present.

Kenneth Allott and the Cleft Stick

D. H. Tracy
Why the “English Hart Crane” forsook poetry for prose.

Xenophobe’s Hellenica

Stefan Beck
On Greece, romance, archaeology, and a brief passage through the underworld.

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