Jonathan Farmer

Jonathan Farmer is the editor-in-chief and poetry editor of At Length.

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Aug. 6 2014 8:56 AMThe Book of InjusticeTarfia Faizullah’s poems wrestle with the mass rapes of Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War.
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April 8 2014 10:33 AMDevotionPoems of faith and prayer from a priest, and from an atheist.
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Dec. 4 2013 7:01 AMThe Best Poetry Books of 2013Ignore the haters. It was a great year for poetry.
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Aug. 9 2013 9:20 AMThe Beautiful Uncut Hair of GravesBrian Teare’s poetry is about grass, but it’s also about life and death.
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March 1 2013 9:00 AMUpdates on MaryMary Szybist’s poems long for God, and treat her own longing with scorn.
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Oct. 5 2012 11:11 PMThe Wheat and the ChaffLucille Clifton is the rare poet good enough to survive the Collected Poems treatment.
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June 1 2012 11:36 PMThe Snow Is Still in BetaEngine Empire, a remarkable book of poetry about the speed at which we’re rushing toward the future.
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June 2 2014 11:34 AMSteak-Umm out of Sacred CowsPatricia Lockwood’s poetry, and the discomfort it’s meant to cause squares like me.
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Feb. 6 2014 7:43 AMErica Dawson’s Poems Read Like Wile E. Coyote Right After Running off the Cliff
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Oct. 11 2013 12:07 PMOr and OrCarl Phillips’ poetry is haunted by all that cannot co-exist.
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June 7 2013 9:20 AMThe Love of Two People Staring in the Same DirectionA new book of poems from American master Frank Bidart.
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Jan. 4 2013 11:34 PMLove Letters to Kenny G, Dave Chappelle, and RuPaulMarcus Wicker’s poetry buzzes with the energy, and loneliness, of pop culture.
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Sept. 7 2012 11:06 PMUse Your IllusionsThe poet John Koethe has the soul of a philosopher.
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March 31 2012 12:01 AMBeauty and ViolencePaisley Rekdal’s poetry explores the effect humans have on the natural world—and vice versa.

TODAY IN SLATE

Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

How Can We Investigate Potential Dangers of Fracking Without Being Alarmist?

My Year as an Abortion Doula       

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
  Life
Outward
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.