Behind the Poem: Ariel Gordon and the How-To Poems
"Have I studied enough? Have I read enough? How DO you write a poem?"
Behind the Poem: “N’s evening raga,” from children of air india
Renée Sarojini Saklikar shares the story of one particular poem from children of air india, which provides insight into the collection as a whole.
Behind the Poem: "When You Learn to Swim" by Souvankham Thammavongsa
In which "one of the most interesting younger poets at work in this country" tells the story behind a poem.