Posts Tagged: Nathaniel Mackey

The Subconscious Repository of Weird Things: A Conversation with Ananda Lima

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Poetry allows me to say the thing without a million conjectures. It leaves a lot of space and allows words to resonate and connect without me having to take you there . . . because of the conventions of poetry, I can say things that are understood as a gate to the truth.

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Rites of Passage: Steven Toussaint’s Lay Studies

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We are liturgical animals, Toussaint’s poems suggest, designed to satisfy some ultimate desire with worship.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #199: Stuart M. Ross

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“Ty is, you know, tied in a knot. On a very old shoe.”

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The Rumpus Interview with Max Ritvo

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Max Ritvo passed away on August 23, 2016. Earlier this summer, he spoke with Sarah Blake about his debut collection Four Reincarnations, writing with and about cancer, and how language is a game.

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The Rumpus Interview with Brian Blanchfield

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Poet and writer Brian Blanchfield talks about his essay collection Proxies, touring in support of a prose collection versus a poetry collection, and frottage.

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The Conversation: Jeremy Clark and Thiahera Nurse

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I’m thinking about the difference between “I stay somewhere” and “I live somewhere.”

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