Posts Tagged: sestina

Poems to Prose

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I wanted to speak directly, to say exactly what I meant, to make statements with sharp edges, to try and pin things down. For Catapult, David Szalay chronicles the unorthodox origins of his latest novel: from writer’s block and experimenting with “strict forms” like the sonnet and the sestina came All That Man Is. Later, Szalay […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Campbell McGrath

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Campbell McGrath talks about his new collection, XX: Poems For The Twentieth Century, capitalism, history, and what it might mean to write a wordless poem.

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The Rumpus Interview with Louisa Hall

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Author Louisa Hall discusses her latest novel, Speak, the future of artificial intelligence, and how playing squash taught her a love of literary technique.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Reginald Dwayne Betts

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Reginald Dwayne Betts about his new book Bastards of the Reagan Era.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sandra Beasley

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Sandra Beasley about her new book Count the Waves, sestinas, and how actions can serve as signposts in the time stream.

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