Poetry Category

November 15, 2016
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Slam Poetry Returns Literature To The People (Interview)

This interview with slam poets Lane Shuler and Jonathan “Courageous” Clark along with commentary and some history of the genre was undertaken by Esthesis editor Rebekah Gordon. Slam poetry is a competitive form of spoken word that began in the U.S. in the 1980’s in open mic sessions at cafés in cities…

October 31, 2016
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From Shakespeare To Search Engines – Experimental Poetry Comes Of Age (Daniel Y. Harris)

The following are edited portions of an interview with Daniel Y. Harris, a contributing editor of Esthesis as well as co-founder and current editor of X-Peri, an e-magazine for experimental poetry.   He is also the author of several influential books of poetry, including Hyperlinks of Anxiety, The Underworld of…