- Poetry, Reading, Writing

Happy World Poetry Day 2020!


Every day is World Poetry Day! Happy World Poetry Day! In celebration, here’s a collection of poetry I’ve published in Big Other.

Click on the images to read poems by, respectively, Will Alexander, T. J. Anderson III, Rae Armantrout, Charles Bernstein, Erika Bojnowski, Daniel Borzutzky, Laynie Browne, Ewa Chrusciel, Laura Cronk, Nik De Dominic, Shira Dentz, Elaine Equi, Jennifer Firestone, Forrest Gander, Ted Greenwald, Tse Hao Guang, Jefferson Hansen, Jessie Janeshek, Andrew Joron, Tom La Farge, Michael Leong, William Lessard, Brendan Lorber, Miranda Mellis, Joe Milazzo, Albert Mobilio, Urayoán Noel, Danielle Pafunda, D. A. Powell, Victoria Redel, John Reed, Martha Ronk, Gary Sloboda, Lisa Russ Spaar, Stephanie Strickland, Terese Svoboda, Cole Swensen, Arthur Sze, Kailey Tedesco, Edwin Torres, Tony Trigilio, Joanna C. Valente, Marjorie Welish, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, John Yau, and Micah Zevin.



  • John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.

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