Watch & Listen: Copper Canyon Press Spring 2021 Poets Read to You

Watch and listen as poets from the Press’s spring 2021 season bring you the warmth and light of their phenomenal work in their own voices: Arthur Sze reads “Pitch Blue” […]

Spring Poetry Celebration: “Americano” by Kelli Russell Agodon

Dear Reader, Today in my part of the world, the neighborhood is filled with robins and ruby-throated hummingbirds. Daffodils rise out of the soil like miniature suns and tulips become […]

Spring Poetry Celebration: “Wind” by Noah Warren

Happy Earth Day from all of us at Copper Canyon Press! To celebrate, we offer Noah Warren’s poem “Wind”—a poem that beautifully shows the interdependence of humans and our planet. […]

Spring Poetry Celebration: “Black Woman in a Bathtub, Twenty-First Century” by Nikki Wallschlaeger

Happy National Poetry Month from all of us at Copper Canyon Press! This week, we’re sharing a poem by Nikki Wallschlaeger from her new book, Waterbaby. Throughout her stunning collection, […]

Spring Poetry Celebration: “My Partner Wants Me to Write Them A Poem About Sheryl Crow” by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

Happy National Poetry Month from all of us at Copper Canyon Press! Enjoy this poem by Kayleb Rae Candrilli—a poet who writes courageously about love and resilience—from their new book, […]

Line / Break with Rachel McKibbens

The Line / Break season one finale features poet, activist, and educator Rachel McKibbens! Rachel joins our host, Laura Buccieri, for conversation about her days in a punk rock band, […]

Spring Poetry Celebration: “Pyrocumulus” by Arthur Sze

Happy National Poetry Month from all of us at Copper Canyon Press! As we turn toward spring—a season of renewed hope—we invite you to take a moment to enjoy a […]

Line / Break with Tyree Daye

The latest episode of Line / Break features Whiting Award-winner Tyree Daye. Tyree joins our host, Director of Publicity Laura Buccieri, for a conversation about eavesdropping, coffee habits, and the […]

Stop Anti-Asian Violence

We are grieved and outraged at the recent racist, misogynistic murders in Atlanta. In solidarity, we condemn the rise in violence against Asian Americans, and the white supremacy culture that […]

Line / Break with Kayleb Rae Candrilli

Line / Break is back with Kayleb Rae Candrilli!  Kayleb joins our host, Laura Buccieri, to talk about their journey from sports to poetry, an early love of the em […]

Line / Break with Monica Sok

Welcome back to Line / Break! Episode seven features 92Y Discovery Prize-winner Monica Sok. Monica joins our host Laura Buccieri for conversation about the politics of centering tenderness in poetry, […]

Line / Break with Ellen Bass

Line / Break is back with Ellen Bass! Ellen joins host Laura Buccieri to talk about poems housing themselves inside you for later, leaning into obsessions, and how living in […]

Line / Break with Natalie Scenters-Zapico

The special guest on this week’s episode of Line / Break is Tufts Poetry Award finalist Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Natalie joins our host, Director of Publicity Laura Buccieri, for conversation about […]

Copper Canyon Press at AWP 2021

Copper Canyon Press looks forward to attending the virtual 2021 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference March 3–7. Here’s how to find the Press, your favorite poets, and our […]

Line / Break with Victoria Chang

Line / Break episode four features National Book Award-longlisted poet and fiction writer Victoria Chang. Chang joins host Laura Buccieri for a conversation about falling in love with language, the […]

Line / Break with Alison C. Rollins

On screen this week for Line / Break episode three is Hurston/Wright Legacy Award-winner Alison C. Rollins, who talks to host Laura Buccieri about her dreams of being a marine […]

Line / Break with Sarah Ruhl

Welcome back for episode two of Line / Break, featuring poet, playwright, and Pulitzer Prize-finalist Sarah Ruhl. Sarah joins us to talk about the beauty of mentorship and how an […]

Meet the Interns: Spring 2021

Four amazing new interns have joined the Press this spring—remotely, from around the country—and it’s our pleasure to introduce you to each of them here. We’ll share their 60-second Q&As […]

Line / Break with Jericho Brown

Line / Break is a new interview series from Copper Canyon Press that goes off the page and into the homes and minds of our beloved poets. We’re hungry to […]

In Memory of Jean Valentine (1934–2020)

We mourn the loss of former State Poet of New York, Pulitzer Prize finalist, professor of literature, and beloved poet Jean Valentine, who died on December 29, 2020 in New […]