Ordinary Life

Barometric

The White Ghosts

Playing for Grace: William Matthews

Dave Smith is the Elliott Coleman Professor of Poetry in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. His newest book of poems, Hawks on Wires, is forthcoming from LSU Press this fall. Along with Robert DeMott, he edited the essay anthology Afield: Writers on Bird Dogs (Skyhorse Press, 2010).

When Dylan Left Hibbing, Minnesota, August 1959 & Night Rain

The American Male in Serious Decline

In This Time of War

Penelope Scambly Schott’s most recent book is How I Became an Historian (WordTech Communications, 2016). Her poetry has appeared in American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, Nimrod, and elsewhere, and she has held fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos.

At the Beginning of Another War

Robert Wrigley, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Idaho, lives in the high-mountain woods near Moscow. His eleventh and most recent book of poems is Box (Penguin, 2017).

Maps and Stories: A Brief Meditation