Peter O’Leary, AB’90, AM’94, PhD’99, on Rush, Yes, Steinbeck, Salinger, and faith.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olio discusses his inspirations.
Mitsuye Yamada, AM’53, transformed her family’s internment experience into poetry.
Festival of the Arts on campus hosts a multidisciplinary performance of poets, dancers, and musicians.
The death of poet Mark Strand inspires reflections on his work’s enduring, personal impact.
Rosanna Warren brings academic mischief to the Committee on Social Thought.
An excerpt from Maureen McLane’s This Blue.
Poet, critic, and scholar Maureen McLane argues for poetry that synthesizes, “with passion and knowledge,” what it means to be human.
Of sturdy stuff are poets made, or else they’d never make the grade.
Going to the Law School helped Natalie Shapero, JD’11, let her poetry loose.
Poet Campbell McGrath, AB’84, explains how writers are like baseball players, what’s wrong with novels, and why he was banned from several frats in the mid-’80s.
Poet Dorothea Lasky leaves her audience awestruck.