Featured Selection

  • The Other by Sally Bliumis-Dunn

    The poems in this feature look at how a certain distance or feeling of seeming “otherness” between the speaker and her/his/their subject creates a kind of unexpected intimacy, insight, understanding.
    Plume Issue #153 May 2024
  • James Crews: The Poetry of Connection and Joy, A conversation with Michael Simms

    James, you've been tremendously prolific in recent years.
    Plume Issue # 152 April 2024
  • Writing Internationally: Ian Haight in conversation with Tzveta Sofronieva

    Tzveta Sofronieva is the author of over twenty books, including Multiverse (2020), a collection of new and selected poems written originally in German, Bulgarian, and English.
    Plume Issue #151 March 2024
  • Dispatches From Lviv, A Conversation With Halyna Kruk, Dzvinia Orlowsky, Ali Kinsella, and Chard deNiord

    Dzvinia and Ali, your upcoming collaborative book, Lost in Living, featuring translations of Halyna Kruk’s poetry, and for which you've just been granted a 2024 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, is set for release in spring 2024 through Lost Horse Press.
    Plume Issue #150 February 2024
  • “unalone” with Jessica Jacobs: A conversation with Nancy Mitchell

    Thank you, Jessica, for talking with us about "unalone", forthcoming from Four Way Books in March 2024...
    Issue #149 January 2024
  • “The Velvet Livingness” a conversation with Megan Fernandes by Frances Richey

    “The Velvet Livingness” a conversation with Megan Fernandes by Frances Richey     On a beautiful afternoon in August, 2023, Megan Fernandes and I met for a free-ranging conversation about her new collection, I Do Everything I’m Told, that included her thoughts on the way poets experience time, the many manifestations love can take in our lives and the lives

    Issue #148 December 2023
  • The Poem as Lightvessel: A Dialogue on Poetry and Community with Kelli Russell Agodon by Amanda Newell

    You are such an accomplished poet, and I have so much I want to talk to you about, but first...
    Issue #147 November 2023
  • 5 under 35 curated by John A. Nieves

    2023 5 under 35 Feature for Plume Poetry Curated by John A. Nieves     JAN: Since our last 5 under 35 feature, the world has changed remarkably: we have lived through a global pandemic, we have watched economies rise and fall, old wars end and new wars begin, the era of man-made climate change show its extreme costs and

    Issue #146 October 2023
  • Nicole Sealey on The Ferguson Report: An Erasure: An interview with  Sally Bliumis-Dunn

    I am so excited to delve into The Ferguson Report : An Erasure.
    Issue #145 September 2023
  • Remedios: Tommy Archuleta in Conversation with Amy Beeder (and five poems)

    Remedios:  Tommy Archuleta in Conversation with Amy Beeder (and five poems)       Remedio: Añil del Muerto   To aid safe passage, pick the blue-green leaves when the flowers have fully bloomed. Air for one day and one night prior to mashing. Coat the tip of a wooden stake with the pulp before driving it into the foot of

    Issue #144 August 2023
  • Such Silence by Troy Jollimore

    The concluding couplet of Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” has tended to dominate our consciousness of that poem; so much so that we tend to lose sight of the complex context in which those famous pronouncements are embedded.
    Issue #143 July 2023
  • Nathan McClain on “Previously Owned”: An interview with Sally Bliumis-Dunn

    It is a real treat and honor, not only to have been published in Plume Anthology 10, but also to be in this sustained conversation with you, which has been very lovely.
    Issue #142 June 2023