Category: Poetry

The Poetry Forum: International Women Poets

by Susan Harris, April 26, 2011

April brings both Poetry Month and the first anniversary of the publication of our Ecco Anthology of International Poetry. In his introduction to the anthology, editor Ilya Kaminsky lamented the shortage of translations of international women poets and pledged to address the issue in WWB. In addition,…...read more »

Category: Poetry

A poem from a very small place

by Geoff Wisner, March 25, 2010

São Tomé and Príncipe is the smallest country in Africa. It consists of two islands off the coast of Gabon, with an area of 371 square miles and a total population of about 150,000. Like Cape Verde, São Tomé had no permanent inhabitants before it was colonized by the…...read more »