Good evening readers. Here's your round-up of today's must-read literary news, commentary and fiction.
- Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov, the minds behind the Twitter account Astro Poets, interviewed LSP
- About "Write A House," the nonprofit that houses writers in foreclosed Detroit homes Electric Literature
- Claudia Rankine has founded the Racial Imaginary Institute, which aims to promote critical thinking about racism The New Yorker
- Spoken word poet Malcolm London explains why "poets are the legislation of the people." The Los Angeles Review of Books
- The Pilgrim: a literary magazine created by homeless writers and poets The Pacific Standard
- Abdourahman Waberi's "A Harvest of Skulls": witnessing Rwanda's reconstruction in Kigali, 1998. Asymptote
- Ursula K. Le Guin on John Galt's 1810 Annals of the Parish, a "book that time forgot" Public Books