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Featured Selection: 21 Contemp…

AKHIL KATYAL ♦ ANAND THAKORE ♦ ANINDITA SENGUPTA ♦ ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM ♦ VINOD KUMAR SHUKLA TRANSLATED BY ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA ♦ CP SURENDRAN ♦ DEVASHISH MAKHIJA ♦ ELLEN KOMBIYIL ♦ HOSHANG MERCHANT ♦ KEKI DARUWALLA ♦ MENKA SHIVDASANI ♦ MICHAEL CREIGHTON

Featured Selection: Three Con…

  Viacheslav Kupriyanov, Dmitry Kuzmin, and Aleksandr Kabanov, Trans. by Alex Cigale Translator’s Note After hearing with an acceptance from Danny for the following selection of contemporary Russian poetry, I had taken to calling the three Russian poets I have

Featured Selection: Pablo Ner…

Sarah Green, Tomás Q. Morín, and David Young   “Soul Arborist”: Two Translations of Pablo Neruda’s THE HEIGHTS OF MACCHU PICCHU David Young (Stephen F. Austin University Press, 2015) Tomás Q. Morín (Copper Canyon, 2014) Interviewed by Sarah Green    

Featured Selection: No Small W…

Translated and with an Introduction by Marc Vincenz           “And if you have an eye for it, you’ll discover the expansive in the minuscule, and vice versa…. That is the vision that I have attempted to

Featured Selection: Romanian P…

Introductions by Tara Skurtu and Margento:   Tara Skurtu: Romanian poetry is more than alive and kicking. I discovered this in the fall of 2013, when I first traveled to Romania and serendipitously landed in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu

Featured Selection: Amit Majmu…

For this month’s Featured Selection of a new work – The Valentine’s Day Sutra — from Amit Majmudar, we are fortunate to have a preface from the author himself, followed by a short biographical note. Enjoy!     The Valentine’s

Featured Selection: Sydney Lea

  By way of introduction to this month’s Featured Selection of new poems by Sydney Lea, we offer an extensive interview with our own Associate Editor for Special Projects, the estimable Nancy Mitchell, followed by the work itself and some more detailed

Featured Selection: Robert Low…

This month’s Featured Selection comprises a wonderful introduction, by Katie Peterson, to the forthcoming New Selected Poems of Robert Lowell, along with several pieces from the book.                     In his time,

Featured Selection: David Lehm…

Photo Credit: Stacey Harwood By way of introduction to this month’s Featured Selection of new poems by David Lehman, we offer an extensive interview with our own Associate Editor for Special Projects, the estimable Nancy Mitchell, followed by the work itself and

Featured Selection: Bill Knott

I AM FLYING INTO MYSELF: BILL KNOTT’S SELECTED POEMS   I met Bill Knott in late 1968, or in early 1969, at William Corbett’s house, a gathering place for poets in Boston’s South End. I’d read Knott’s highly acclaimed first

Featured Selection: Linda Past…

By way of introduction to this month’s Featured Selection of new poems by Linda Pastan, we offer an extensive interview with our own Associate Editor for Special Projects, the estimable Nancy Mitchell, followed by the work itself and some more detailed biographical

Featured Selection: Brian Swan…

“I THINK I WOULD RATHER BE/ A PAINTER” The short essay “Poem and Prose-Poem: Ancient and Wild” needs no introduction. It simply consists of thoughts that have rattled around in my head for some time. But I would like to say

Featured Selection: Max Ritvo

By way of introduction to this month’s Featured Selection of new poems by the late Max Ritvo, we offer an extensive interview with our own Associate Editor for Special Projects, the estimable Nancy Mitchell, followed by the work itself and

Featured Selection: Dore Kiess…

I recently re-encountered the 9/11 Commission report. It’s a good, if politically-simplified, document—a useful, painful, reflection of its times: just when you thought you’d never hear the names Paul Wolfowitz and