Posts Tagged: Sunday Interview

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Grant Snider puts us in the right frame of mind and Steven Kraan personifies Sunday.

In the Bay of Fundy, between Maine’s northeast coast and the western shores of Nova Scotia, lies an island called Grand Manan, whose windswept landscape serves as a source of inspiration and meditation for Alison Hawthorne Deming.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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The “the stirring, hot-blooded motion” of the poems in Irene McKinney’s collection Have You Had Enough Darkness Yet? is striking, given its posthumous publication. Charlie Atkinson reviews this “curious” and sometimes “playful” examination of mortality, noting the poet’s competence and profound understanding of her topic.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Literary experimentation, when it is well done, tickles the senses and stimulates the mind. The best kind—the “murderous and sharp” kind, according to Jacob Bacharach—urges its readers to reevaluate the novel and its capabilities. Edmond Caldwell’s Human Wishes/Enemy Combatant is such a novel, claims Bacharach in the latest The Last Book I Loved.

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