Posts Tagged: My First Time

Blur, Cross, Pulverize, Confront, Remember: Talking with James Allen Hall


James Allen Hall on I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well, unmaking boundaries, and book titles. ...more

Ben Lerner’s First Time


If you’re referring to a bomb as a daisy cutter it’s easier to distance yourself from the embodied reality of the consequence of a policy.

The Paris Review talks with Ben Lerner about his first book of poems, The Lichtenberg Figures: his first inspirations in Marjorie Welish and wine, the anxiety and self-doubt of the first book, and the violence of Topeka, Kansas.