Tag Archives: American Literature

Saturday Afternoon at The Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio

  Saturday Afternoon at The Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio By Roy Bentley . Slouched in a theater seat and watching Bullitt for the third time, a look I get from an usher might best be described as granting a … Continue reading

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Three Poems: “Snow Day,” “An Elegy for a Fellow Cambodian,” and “Halloween, 1985”

Three Poems By Bunkong Tuon . Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on As It Ought To Be back in January of … Continue reading

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Melissa Studdard: A Micro-Interview and Three Poems

Melissa Studdard’s debut poetry collection, I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, was recently released by Saint Julian Press. She is also the author of the best­selling novel Six Weeks to Yehidah; its companion journal, My Yehidah (both on All Things That Matter Press); and The Tiferet Talk Interviews. Her … Continue reading

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Lyn Lifshin: A Micro-Interview and Three Poems

Lyn Lifshin: A Micro-Interview and Three Poems by Okla Elliott and Lyn Lifshin Okla Elliott: You organized A Girl Goes into the Woods by themed sections (autobiography, relationships, family, war poems, and so forth). How did you decide on these … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RON KOLM

WALT WHITMAN By Ron Kolm You, Walt Whitman, Like God, Are Everywhere All At Once. (Today’s poem originally appeared via Brevitas, was published in the poetry collection Divine Comedy, and appears here today with permission from the poet.) Ron Kolm … Continue reading

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Guy Davenport: A Tribute

Guy Davenport: A Tribute by Vincent Czyz Dropping Guy Davenport’s name—even among the literati—often results in little more than “Sounds familiar …” or “Didn’t he write …?” To me, that is almost as tragic as the loss of the author … Continue reading

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A Marvelous Mosaic: A Review of Budget Travel Through Space and Time

  A Marvelous Mosaic: A Review of Budget Travel Through Space and Time by Vincent Czyz Albert Goldbarth has been regaling us with his unique experiments in verse for more than 30 years and has twice won the National Book … Continue reading

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