Posts Tagged: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Women’s History

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Rumpus editors select writing that speaks to women’s history—past, present, and future.

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Living in the Realm of the Subconscious: Talking with Melissa Fraterrigo

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Melissa Fraterrigo discusses her new novel-in-stories, Glory Days, writing speculative fiction, and how our formative years influence us later in life.

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What to Read When It’s Time for Sports

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Just a “heads up” (as they say in the sports world): this isn’t your average sports list.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Gabrielle Calvocoressi

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Gabrielle Calvocoressi discusses her new collection Rocket Fantastic, the fluid nature of gender, and the reader as collaborator with the text.

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What to Read When You Need Some Good News

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Take a quick break from the apocalyptic news and end your week with this list of books to eagerly anticipate (assuming the world doesn’t end) instead!

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Why I Chose Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s Rocket Fantastic for the Rumpus Poetry Book Club

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Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s third collection, Rocket Fantastic, is a beautiful book which asks the reader to live in a world where gender and language are both fluid and linked together in a dance which swings, sways, and surprises at every turn. I’ve been a fan of Calvocoressi’s work for a long time, having taught both her previous books […]

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Why I Chose Adrian Matejka’s Map to the Stars for March Poetry Book Club

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It started, as it often does, with a recommendation from a friend, in this case Gabrielle Calvocoressi. She sent me an email saying “You have to look at this book.” I would have anyway, because I’ve been a fan of Adrian Matejka’s work for a long time, and in fact, I wanted his last book, The […]

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Conquering Hero

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That’s (part of) the title of this piece on the PEN Center website by Rumpus Poetry Book Club Board member Gabrielle Calvocoressi. It’s absolutely beautiful. Here’s a short sample: “I’m really glad I had that lousy job because I know what it is to make someone copies at the last minute and to be told […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Happy Saturday everyone. So Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants a Poet Laureate for the state who doesn’t have anything in his or her background that might embarrass him. I take it he doesn’t know many poets. Connecticut is looking for a Poet Laureate too. No word on embarrassment restrictions. Did you miss the off-site MLA […]

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Notable South Florida, This Week 11/14-11/20

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This weekend in south Florida, all the cultural talk is about the Miami Book Fair, and while it is generally dominated by the same sort of pop culture excrescence one might expect, there are also some really great writers taking part as well, especially this weekend. The Miami New Times has been doing some interviews […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Jim Murdoch’s piece on the reader’s responsibility to breathe life into poems is fascinating. At the very least, it’s a good metaphor for people who teach poetry to those who don’t read it much. Here’s a look back–way back–at some really early poetry. C. Dale Young gives you a little taste of Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s new […]

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