“I try to be forthright”: Interview with Michael Chang
With their recent tap to edit Lambda Literary’s Emerge anthology, and timely receipt of the Poetry Project’s Brannan Prize, Fence editor and poet Michael Chang’s influence on this decade has begun. Writer Zachary Issenberg sits down with Chang to talk process and literary inspiration.
“The Beauty Is Where the Play Is”: A Conversation with Paige Clark on “She is Haunted”
Many of Clark’s protagonists are mixed-race Asian women who grapple with how their heritage shapes their relationships with friends, family members, and lovers. More than a few of them are named Elisabeth (or variations thereof) and share overlapping histories and similar lexicons—as if they were parts of a single consciousness refracted across time and space.
The Collective Hungers of Women: K-Ming Chang on “Gods of Want” and the Pluralistic “I”
Chang speaks on the poetic and narrative mechanisms at work in her short story collection, Gods of Want.
Celebrate Poetry Month with Apogee!
Join Apogee Journal as we celebrate the magic of reading and writing poetry for the full month of April. This month, we’ll be featuring regular writing prompts, a reading by... Read More
Announcing Apogee Broadside and Tote Initiative
Dear Apogee fam, We hope you’ve been continuing to build and nurture networks of support since last we talked. Certainly, things across the United States have kept accelerating—the machinations of... Read More
“Promoting love in the wake of violence is a revolutionary act”
An Interview with Poet Evan Cutts