Poet Terese Svoboda talks about her biography of the socialist-anarchist firebrand and modernist poet Lola Ridge, Anything That Burns You, and remembers a time when the political was printed in newspapers.
Poet Galway Kinnell sadly passed away a few days ago. Over at the Los Angeles Review of Books a group of authors—including, among others, Dana Levin and Natalie Diaz—pay homage to his great life and career, and recollect how his poetry influenced their own lives and writing.
A round- cheeked girlchild comes awake in her crib. The green swaddlings tear open I first encountered the last poem I loved, Galway Kinnell’s “Under the Maud Moon,” eleven summers ago, after a short trip to a novel writing workshop in Iowa City. Ostensibly, I had gone to the workshop in Iowa to work and […]