Poetically Speaking

A new book makes the case for bewilderment as a critical virtue
Brian Dillon

The Polycrisis

Why can’t we stop talking about nonmonogamy?
Brandy Jensen


Gender Wars

Two scholars excavate the origins of today’s trans backlash
Paisley Currah


In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena

Alice Notley’s Disobedience

The shape-shifting voice that changed American poetry
Tausif Noor

Stealing the Show

Why conservatives killed America’s federally funded theater
Charlie Tyson



A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Wrestling with Machado

Ilan Stavans
July 1, 2018
The cover of the book Feeling Jewish by Devorah Baum.

A Problem Shared

A review of Devorah Baum's Feeling Jewish
Leah Mirakhor
April 1, 2018
Scene from movie, The Post. Meryl Streep looks at Tom Hanks.

Her Guy Bradlee

A review of Steven Spielberg's The Post
Charles Taylor
April 1, 2018
Musician Peter Doherty

Musician Peter Doherty

From The Libertines to Babyshambles to solo artist
R. Clifton Spargo
April 1, 2018
The writer Thomas Pierce and the cover of his book The Afterlives.

The Afterlives

A review of Thomas Pierce's first novel.
David Galef
April 1, 2018
Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman

The Poetry of Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman

Their shared preoccupation with the body
Danielle Chapman
April 1, 2018
pastoral scene with sheep

Ashbery’s Pastoral Art

Echoes of an older age
Giulio J. Pertile
November 1, 2017
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

On Claire Messud

Fiction in review
Marta Figlerowicz
November 1, 2017
Detail from cover of Bidart's book; classical statue of Perseus holding Medusa's head.

On Frank Bidart

Poetry in review
Christopher Spaide
November 1, 2017
Exterior view of Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera’s Fiftieth Anniversary

Recordings in review
Dewey Faulkner
November 1, 2017