Announcing the Country Roots Music Issue

For the 24th annual music issue, we return to the roots of country music and celebrate the essence of “countrified” sound.

Peter Cooley


Peter Cooley has published nine books of poetry, most recently Night Bus to the Afterlife. An Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, he directs creative writing at Tulane University and is the Poet Laureate of Louisiana. His next collection, World Without Finishing, will be published by Carnegie Mellon in 2018.