Rizvana Bradley

The scholar on art, blackness, and negativity
Sam Huber
Person moves out of view in a dark area.

Picturing Catastrophe

The visual politics of racial reckoning
Rizvana Bradley

My Mother and The Exorcist

How horror reconciled me to loss
Marlena Williams

Louise Glück

The poet who taught me to write books
Meghan O’Rourke


Louise Glück

Making an art of conversation
Sam Huber


Louise Glück

Poet of October
Langdon Hammer

Louise Glück

A genuine gift for friendship
Rachel Mannheimer

Louise Glück

A poet you couldn’t hide from
Aria Aber

It is here in the city’s anonymous public where I prefer to meet Reed, in any mood.

Hannah Gold Lou Reed Didn't Want to Be King

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Remembering Louise Glück

Four decades of the Nobel Prize winner's poetry

The Nature of Shelter

Brenda Shaughnessy

Lorraine Hansberry’s Queer Archive

The playwright’s lesbian fiction has gone largely unpublished. But she wanted you to read it.
Alec Pollak

Theater Selfie

Gregory Pardlo

How Emily Wilson Reimagined Homer

Her boldly innovative translation of the Iliad is an epic for our time
Emily Greenwood

The Choice Plot

Why are so many new novels obsessed with whether–and how–to have children?
Sanjena Sathian
Black and white photograph of a basketball hoop shot upwards from below


Merritt Tierce
TYR Talks

Garth Greenwell on the Ethical Limits of Teaching and Making Art

An excerpt from The Yale Review's Spring Festival
Garth Greenwell

Found Frame Works

Y. Malik Jalal’s wrought portraits of Black life

Naming Joan Custard

Leanne Shapton
Sheila Heti


Leopoldine Core


Justin Jannise

Bass Notes

Leopoldine Core

Announcing The Yale Nonfiction Book Prize

A new book prize, co-sponsored by Yale University Press and The Yale Review. Submissions open January 15, 2024.
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Elisa Gonzalez

The poet on sisterhood and grief
Maggie Millner

Service or Servitude?

The Bear and The Menu give us very different views of capitalism
Daniel W. Drezner

Are Twins Kinda Gay?

What Dead Ringers reveals about pop culture's latest obsession
Helena de Bres