D.A. Powell: A Wonderful Queer Place

“Poetry serves as a place for us to renew our relationship with language, and as such, it’s always going to feel a little esoteric, a little outside of the norm in terms of what gets valued in our culture.”

Poet D.A. Powell took some time to talk with Lambda Literary about his new book, Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys, and his thoughts about contemporary poetry…. read more

'Chronic' by D.A. Powell

What readers have come to love about D.A. Powell’s work can certainly be found in his long-awaited fourth volume, Chronic, which was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. They will find all the signs of his uniqueness: the lower-case titles, the idiosyncratic syntax, the jagged lines that somehow feel perfectly natural as they unfold,… read more