Posts Tagged: Tony Hoagland

Reckoning with the Bros: Trump, Bly, and Swimming in the Sea of Grief

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There are dark forces roiling beneath the surface of American life.

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The Rumpus Interview with Tony Hoagland

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Tony Hoagland discusses his latest collection, Application for Release from the Dream, the value of poetry, why he doesn’t fear becoming overconfident, and the definition of American spirituality.

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Mis-Writing Race Is a Failure of the Imagination

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In February at the AWP Conference in Washington D.C., Claudia Rankine gave a talk about Tony Hoagland’s poem “The Change.” Afterward, she posted a call for responses to the conversation that started at AWP, and today she posted those responses here. Included among them is a piece by Rumpus reviewer and Poetry Book Club Board […]

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An Open Letter from Claudia Rankine

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Editor’s note: If you want some background on this, you can go to Claudia Rankine’s site and click on the “AWP” link. Dear friends, As many of you know I responded to Tony Hoagland’s poem “The Change” at AWP. I also solicited from Tony a response to my response. Many informal conversations have been taking […]

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