Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her new poetry collection, THE FISH & THE DOVE.
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Art is a fickle running buddy, legacy jumps out unexpectedly, and love is too serious not to joke about. ...more
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[I]t is as if I am learning a new language with each poem. ...more
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Hannah Ensor discusses her debut poetry collection, LOVE DREAM WITH TELEVISION.
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Undergirding all the truth about pain is the triumph that comes from having a heart like a window and a mouth like a cliff. ...more
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“Categories are, by definition, externally created and applied.”
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Caroline Crew reviews Megan Kaminski’s
Deep City today in Rumpus Poetry. ...more
Her poems’ shifts from the tactile and concrete to the amorphous and the abstract is simultaneously thrilling and bewildering… In the Los Angeles Review of Books, Noemi Press poetry editor Diana Arterian takes a close look at Sarah Vap’s Viability, a new collection of poems that consider economic and social questions.
The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Carmen Giménez Smith about her poetry collection
Goodbye, Flicker. ...more
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