poetry

With 138 carefully selected words, Lucy Wainger (20C) found herself an author in “Poetry Magazine.” Soon after, “Best American Poetry” accepted her submission for its 2017 edition. Despite being selected for not only one, but two notable poetry collections, Wainger ...

At five years old, U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera watched border patrol arrive at a neighbor’s home, pull the family into a van and leave. Nearly 60 years later, he still remembers that day. “Everything was just left,” he ...

Visiting Professor Fernando Valverde doesn’t speak fluent English, but he said working through that barrier yields a deeper connection with his students. Valverde, whose most recent book, titled “The Insistence of Damage” was a bestseller in 2014 and earned Book ...

Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, captivated the Emory community with a free poetry reading at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts last Sunday. “I remember all of my times here [at Emory], and I keep ...

“Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful,” former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove said. As a former poet laureate, Dove stands amongst the most talented poets of America who have served in that position. Each poet laureate ...

When asked about the main location of the arts community at Emory last year, it’s likely that “Eagle Row” would be far from the first place to come to most students’ minds. However, with the new Eagle Row Theme Housing ...

At most competitions, it’s unheard of for teams to yell at the judges to give their opponents the highest possible marks, but, at the Grand Slam Finals of Brave New Voices, competing teams stood on their chairs at Atlanta Symphony ...

Award-winning Scottish poet and playwright Carol Ann Duffy delivered a poetry reading in a packed Glenn Auditorium last Saturday afternoon, as part of the 10th season of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series. Duffy, who in 2009 was the ...

Compiled by Jenna Kingsley Special Features/Social Media Editor Based on Alex Rosenfeld’s article “Love Transcends Cheesy Adjectives,” Nov. 18 By Darby Jardeleza I read somewhere that love transcends all words Of adjectival nature, as they’re trite. I also read that ...