Posts by: Barbara Berman

Three Collections in Two Volumes by August Kleinzahler

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Be stunned by Kleinzahler’s poetry in the far ports of your body.

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Reinforcing the Resistance, Aiding the Anxious: Three Poetry Anthologies

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Barbara Berman reviews three social justice oriented poetry anthologies today at The Rumpus.

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Logic and Lack of Logic: Best American Experimental Writing 2016

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A crucial part of what makes experimental writing fresh is the way sight works with what is said, whether the material is performed or read in silence.

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Barbara Berman’s 2017 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Barbara Berman offers gift recommendations for the poets on your holiday shopping list.

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Let Us Be Singing Fools: Norman Finkelstein’s The Ratio of Reason to Magic: New & Selected Poems

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If poetry is to remain a bulwark against the flagrant coarseness and cruelty at work in this moment of history, Norman Finkelstein’s work belongs right here with us.

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At the Intersection of Personal and Political: Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now edited by Amit Majmudar

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American writers have a long, distinguished history of calling out injustice.

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Of Poetry and Protest and Monticello In Mind

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Barbara Berman reviews Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmitt Till to Trayvon Martin and Monticello In Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson today in Rumpus Poetry.

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Barbara Berman’s 2016 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

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Barbara Berman offers suggestions for your poetry and poetics holiday gift-giving needs.

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