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Review of Cynthia Hogue’s Revenance

In section two of Revenance, Cynthia Hogue’s eighth collection, she writes about the process of re-constructing a lost interview with Samizdat poet, Olga Sedakova. Hogue (and her friend, Professor Slava Yastremski) interviewed Sedakova in 1999, but their tape recorders failed

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Review of Cynthia Hogue’s Revenance

In section two of Revenance, Cynthia Hogue’s eighth collection, she writes about the process of re-constructing a lost interview with Samizdat poet, Olga Sedakova. Hogue (and her friend, Professor Slava Yastremski) interviewed Sedakova in 1999, but their tape recorders failed

C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize Winners

Congratulations to the latest winners of the C. P. Cavafy Poetry Prize! Two co-winners, each receiving $500: David Keplinger for his poem “The Life of Simone Weil” “A singer’s music fills the room, no means of amplification. Humphrey Bogart is

C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize Winners

Congratulations to the latest winners of the C. P. Cavafy Poetry Prize! Two co-winners, each receiving $500: David Keplinger for his poem “The Life of Simone Weil” “A singer’s music fills the room, no means of amplification. Humphrey Bogart is

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Review of Pussy: Poems About Things You Think Are Pornographic by Maria Garcia Teutsch

Pussy, Poems about things you think are Pornographic Bilingual: English and French Edition Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014 Reviewed by Christine Hamm What does “Pussy” mean? On the playground, it means wimp; in the bedroom, it means female genitalia. But

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Review of Pussy: Poems About Things You Think Are Pornographic by Maria Garcia Teutsch

Pussy, Poems about things you think are Pornographic Bilingual: English and French Edition Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014 Reviewed by Christine Hamm What does “Pussy” mean? On the playground, it means wimp; in the bedroom, it means female genitalia. But

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We Share Poetry: Notes on PICO Workshop, Sunday 4/13/14

by Jen Lagedrost, Poet Volunteer St. Luke’s church is lemon yellow inside with afternoon pouring through the side doors in the classroom on the floor below the chapel where we gather. The adults smile and welcome us with a tray

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/ PICO

We Share Poetry: Notes on PICO Workshop, Sunday 4/13/14

by Jen Lagedrost, Poet Volunteer St. Luke’s church is lemon yellow inside with afternoon pouring through the side doors in the classroom on the floor below the chapel where we gather. The adults smile and welcome us with a tray

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maintenant #94 – pierre joris

My core sense here is to defeat the old chestnut of “inspiration” — a romantic reliance on the muse, whoever she, he or it is meant to be. I tell my students: poetry is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

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maintenant #94 – pierre joris

My core sense here is to defeat the old chestnut of “inspiration” — a romantic reliance on the muse, whoever she, he or it is meant to be. I tell my students: poetry is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

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Review of Bay of Angels by Diane Wakoski

Reviewed by Penny Perry Before Betty Friedan, before the pill, Diane Wakoski wrote about what other girls only whispered to their best friends: sex, rebellion, unwed mothers, freedom, and equality. In her 24th and newest book, Bay of Angels ($20,

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Review of Bay of Angels by Diane Wakoski

Reviewed by Penny Perry Before Betty Friedan, before the pill, Diane Wakoski wrote about what other girls only whispered to their best friends: sex, rebellion, unwed mothers, freedom, and equality. In her 24th and newest book, Bay of Angels ($20,

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Interview with Diane Wakoski

Interview with Diane Wakoski by Seretta Martin On the back cover of Diane Wakoski’s newest book: Bay of Angels, she leans on a table stacked with poker chips. The logo on her denim shirt reads: Las Vegas. Bangles circle her

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Interview with Diane Wakoski

Interview with Diane Wakoski by Seretta Martin On the back cover of Diane Wakoski’s newest book: Bay of Angels, she leans on a table stacked with poker chips. The logo on her denim shirt reads: Las Vegas. Bangles circle her