Patricia Lockwood
Patricia Lockwood

Patricia Lockwood's poems have recently appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, and Tin House. Her first collection, Balloon Pop Outlaw Black, is forthcoming from Octopus Books in September.

Books
Aug. 3 2012 11:52 PMThe Dunk, Through and ThroughA poet who knows nothing about sports writes a poem about the slam dunk.
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Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.