Remembering Poet John Hollander, 83

‘Uncle John’ was a lifelong friend of Harold Bloom—and a mentor to me

The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish

Remembering the Palestinian poet on the five-year anniversary of his death

My Mother’s Life

How Chava Rosenfarb survived the Lodz ghetto to write a masterpiece about the experience

On Judging a Yeshiva Poetry Slam

A new art form has a religious following

Tu B’Shevat and the ‘Nature’ of Jews

On Tu B’Shevat, Jews celebrate the natural world. Do we praise it for its own sake, or only as a reflection of God?

Holocaust Poetry, Saved Again

New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath

Poetry of the Heart

The former chief of cardiology at Yale publishes Journeys, a new collection of verse

“Howl” and the Obscenity Trial

Allen Ginsberg’s date with history

The Last Poet of Lodz

The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it

A Poet for Our New Gilded Age

The latest collection from the great Jewish poet Frederick Seidel expresses intimate revulsion at human feats

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