Tag Archives: Literature

Author Conversations: Jenny Drai and Elizabeth J. Colen

  JD: Hi Elizabeth! I thought I’d jump right in and say that as I was reading What Weaponry, which you call a novel in prose poems, and The Green Condition, which you call an essay, I started thinking a … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Famous Rapper Falls in Love with Your Quote

What Happens When a Famous Rapper Falls in Love with Your Quote By Mik Everett Last Monday, I woke up to something weirder than I could possibly imagine. I woke up to find that Drake had posted a quote by … 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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A Review of Heather Cousins’s Something in the Potato Room

A Review of Heather Cousins’s Something in the Potato Room by Jennifer Dane Clements Something in the Potato Room, the book-length poem that won Heather Cousins the Kore Press First Book Award, is an unexpected ars poetica. It is about … Continue reading

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The Wives Are Turning into Animals

The Wives Are Turning into Animals by Amber Sparks The husbands are almost sure of it. They have strong memories of an earlier time, of the wives with soft smooth faces and ten fingers and toes. But lately, things have … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RACHEL ZUCKER

LETTER (PERSEPHONE TO DEMETER) by Rachel Zucker At home, the bells were a high light-yellow with no silver or gray just buttercup or sugar-and-lemon. Here bodies are lined in blue against the sea. And where red is red there is … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HANNAH GAMBLE

YOUR INVITATION TO A MODEST BREAKFAST by HANNAH GAMBLE It’s too cold to smoke outside, but if you come over, I’ll keep my hands to myself, or won’t I. I would like to tell you about the wall eaten up … Continue reading

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