The Dance Club

Take Lucy Negro, Redux—Caroline Randall Williams’ Shakespeare-inspired book of poetry about black identity and womanhood—add the Nashville Ballet, plus music from Rhiannon Giddens, and what do you get? One of the most groundbreaking events in the country

The Long and Winding Road

Local poet Leslie Garcia discusses her—and by extension, her family’s—harrowing path to poetry

Speak for Yourself

Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Haviland Whiting doesn’t shy away from the truth—and she wants other teens to follow her lead.