Posts Tagged: Philip Larkin

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Shane McCrae


The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Shane McCrae about his new book The Animal Too Big to Kill, listening to music while writing, addressing God in poetry, and The Oak Ridge Boys. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: On Madness and Mad Men


In my eight years as a Mad Men fan, the series has repeatedly prompted me to reflect on parenting. ...more

The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show: Daniel Anderson


In Episode 5 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, Dave Roderick sits down with poet Daniel Anderson to chat about his latest collection, The Night Guard at the Wilberforce Hotel, finding the rhythm in lines of poetry, and baseball. ...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears


I love Philip Larkin’s “An Arundel Tomb.” He hated it. On a side note, I really love that the BBC is willing to spend 30 minutes on the story behind a single poem.

This is, I think, a good way to approach an online poetry journal–make it something other than a paper journal transferred onto a website.