By Edward M Fuller

The Great Poem Series: Jericho Brown’s “Homeland”

Jericho Brown is an Associate Professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. First published in The New Testament (2014), “Homeland” was also published in the 2015 volume of Best American Poetry. “Homeland” is a testimony for all male African Americans in modern society. He expresses the brutally honest lifestyle of an African American male living…

Mobile Poem Bomb: Jericho Brown’s “Homeland”

“Nobody in this nation feels safe, and I’m still a reason why. / Every day, something gets thrown away on account of long / History or hair or fingernails or, yes, of course, my fangs.” This test subject, Darien High School senior Alex Kostrzewski, roamed the halls of the school as a mobile poem bomb.

Six Questions: An Interview with John Hennessy

John Hennessy, a New Jersey native studied at Princeton University on a Cane scholarship and received graduates degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Arkansas. He currently lives in Amherst, MA and teaches at the University of Massachusetts. He is the author of two poetry collections, Coney Island Pilgrims and…