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The Best Poetry Collections of 2016

The Best Poetry Collections of 2016

The fallen leaves and chilling winds are telltale signs that the end of the year will be upon us before long. While these last few weeks are a time to look forward on the year to come, they also provide an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the past year,...

Ravi Shankar in The Best American Poetry Blog

I enjoy telling the story of how Drunken Boat came to be: From humble roots on a Brooklyn rooftop, it evolved into one of the oldest and most acclaimed online journals of the arts and literature. At the moment of its inception, we intended for Drunken Boat to serve as...

Ravi Shankar in Poems Out Loud

A few years back, I was interviewed by one of my former students in Poems Out Loud. She asked questions that touched upon my teaching practices, as well as my knowledge about the publishing world, through a discussion of my anthology Language for a New Century. The...
Highlights of Editing

Highlights of Editing

Interested in the highlights of editing Drunken Boat? Find out all the details behind editing one of the oldest electronic journals of the arts, as told by Ravi Shankar to the Best American Poetry...
Upcoming Retreat

Upcoming Retreat

Join Drunken Boat for a 10-day program bringing writers and artists from around the world together with Sardinian writers and artists in an upcoming retreat. Follow this link to learn more.
Welcome!

Welcome!

This is the first post on poet Ravi Shankar’s site devoted to editing and publishing, a field near and dear to him ever since he founded Drunken Boat. Visit again soon to see all of his newest posts.