On the celebration of the William Stafford Centennial and the publication of Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems, Stafford’s son, Kim Stafford, has compiled an astounding list describing just some of the ways Stafford’s work has become an enduring conversation with the world.—Jeff Shotts

Leslie Jamison discusses her national bestseller The Empathy Exams with her aunt, Kay Redfield Jamison, author of the national bestseller An Unquiet Mind, in a video provided by Politics & Prose.

Scratching the Ghost by Dexter L. Booth was selected by Major Jackson for the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and published by Graywolf last November. In this conversation between Booth and Jackson they discuss autobiography in poetry, sentimentality, inventiveness, and the influence of images.

Our series, The Editor's Desk, spotlights editors we admire and the manuscripts they're currently working on. Here Matt Weiland, senior editor at W.W. Norton, tells us about Philip Connors's forthcoming book, All the Wrong Places.

Poem
of the Week
April 21, 2014
by
Tony Hoagland

Here’s a poem by Tony Hoagland that lets in the luck and marvel of spring, made more lucky and more marvelous for letting in wounds, divorce, ugliness, and even the sweet stink of manure.—Jeff Shotts, Executive Editor

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