Posts Tagged: Jorie Graham

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Justin Phillip Reed

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Justin Phillip Reed on his debut collection, Indecency, why he loves struggling with connotation, and the irresponsibility of American society.

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Notable Philadelphia: 4/3–4/9

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week!

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The Possible Absence of a Future: Talking with Jorie Graham

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Jorie Graham discusses her latest collection, Fast, the terrifying destruction of our planet, a happy formal accident, and how to live in times of world crisis.

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“Throw Something Down Hard Enough, You Discover Its Laws”

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Maybe my faith that the profoundest feeling we’re offered by art that really hits us deep in is a setting free, a series of screens or horizons obliterated somehow lovingly.

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The Joys of Reading Jorie

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At the New York Times, Dwight Garner reviews Jorie Graham’s new collected, From the New World: 1976-2014. Graham is a giant of American poetry, and the volume follows her career as the margins drift in and out, the trees indicate myriad seasons of emotive potential, and countless pronouns resist simple structures of reference and meaning. […]

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David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Marilyn Hacker Is No Hack

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Here’s hoping more people read the concise and precise interview about translation up on Guernica between Erica Wright and Marilyn Hacker. When we talk about someone being a prolific translator, Marilyn Hacker — who is a fantastic poet, let’s not forget that — is the poster child: “In the past five years alone, she’s brought […]

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