Posts Tagged: Circe Maia

Weekend Rumpus Roundup


First, the “luminous” poetry of Circe Maia takes center stage in the Saturday Interview. Chip Livingston talks to writer and teacher Jesse Lee Kercheval about her ongoing work translating Uruguayan poetry, much of which is written and performed in Montevideo, where “everyone is connected in one way or another.”

Meanwhile, Brandon Hicks pokes fun at didactic barflies in “The Bar Monologues.”

Lastly, in the Sunday Essay, Lea Page delves into fraught family dynamics surrounding her mother, her sister, Toni, and her nephew, after Toni’s husband suffers brain damage in a car accident.

Jesse Lee Kercheval

The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Jesse Lee Kercheval


I have learned to put myself, my ego, to one side and truly experience someone else’s poetry. ...more