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

'Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys' by D.A. Powell

In D.A. Powell’s fifth book, he takes up the landscapes of the Central Valley. He shows us the churches and the malls, the housing developments and the gay bars, the parking lots and the fields (yes, there are naughty times to be had in all)…… read more