55 results for adam tavel

  • Adam Tavel, Benno Barnard, Wayne Miller, et.al

    Readers, as you will note, once more I have this month vacated my space in this note so that we…

    Issue #76 November 2017
  • Adam Tavel: Catafalque

     NM: Your poems in this selection are in traditional or variations of traditional form, as are many of your poems…

    Issue #51 September 2015
  • Sherrard, Buckley, Collins, et. al.

    “Wild Yeast” and “Kiss and Tell” are both from my manuscript-in-progress,
    Issue #89 January 2019
  • Newsletter Issue #81 April, 2018

    Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 81 April: and, God, I’d forgotten this Norman Dubie poem! Many thanks for Adam Tavel’s recollection below. I had the…

  • Norman Dubie: That fraught moment where the old Zen master talks while washing his ass in a bowl of morning tea…

        NM: Hi Norman. Thank you for talking with us at Plume and sharing your lovely, mysterious, and deeply…

    Issue #81 April 2018
  • Newsletter Issue #79 February, 2018

    Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 79 February: and like the author of our introduction to the “secret poem” below, I find myself…

  • Newsletter Issue #78 January, 2018

    Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 78 January: and a time for taking stock, of course—doesn’t it often seem the mind and the…

  • Newsletter Issue #77 December, 2017

    Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 77 December: and for many of you the school term almost over. A joy, I am sure,…

  • Cameron Barnett & Maggie Smith: Two Reviews in Brief

    Serving as reviews editor for Plume for the past two years has been a singular honor in my writing life.…

    Issue #77 December 2017
  • Tim Seibles: One Turn Around the Sun

    Halfway through his epic eleven-page sequence “Mosaic,” Tim Seibles echoes the closing of Robert Hayden’s oft-anthologized “Those Winter Sundays,” writing,…

    Issue #76 November 2017
  • Nancy Chen Long: Light Into Bodies

    In “Lapidary,” arguably her most commanding poem, Nancy Chen Long constructs a lush and brooding narrative about a rock collector…

    Issue #75 October 2017
  • William Brewer: I Know Your Mind

    According to a recent New York Times article, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under…

    Issue #74 September 2017
  • Mark Cox: Sorrow Bread: Poems 1984-2915 & Bill Knott: I am Flying Into Myself

    n the final stanza of “Joyland,” a poem teeming with amusement park ephemera, Mark Cox’s playful account of a mini-golf…

    Issue #73 August 2017
  • Patricia Smith: Incendiary Art

    It seems fitting, if lamentable, that the poetry community must celebrate Gwendolyn Brooks’s centenary during the ever-mounting tensions of Trumpism,…

    Issue #72 July 2017
  • Newsletter Issue #71 June, 2017

    “The Horse in Motion” Eadweard Muybridge 1878 Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 71 June: and some news to follow, but, first, our…

  • Robert Gibb: After

    In “The Deer Lay Down Their Bones,” one of his last great poems, the oft-neglected master Robinson Jeffers shows an…

    Issue #71 June 2017
  • Newsletter Issue #70 May, 2017

    William Eggleston 7, from Troubled Waters Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 70 May: and some news to follow, but, first, our “secret…

  • In Brief: Tommye Blount, Jennifer Ghivan, Saarah Pape, Shelly Wong

    With the sensuality of Carl Philips and the edginess of Wanda Coleman, Tommye Blount’s debut chapbook What Are We Not…

    Issue #70 May 2017
  • Newsletter Issue #69 April, 2017

    “Bluer than Blue”, Albertus Gorman 2017 Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 69 April: and some news to follow, but, first, our…

  • Janice N. Harrington: Primitive: The Art and Life of Horace H. Pippen

    Two epigraphs from the esteemed Cornel West introduce the seventh section of Primitive: The Art and Life of Horace H.…

    Issue #69 April 2017
  • Newsletter Issue #68 March, 2017

    Portrait de Blaise Cendrars par Modigliani (1917) Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 68 March: and many thanks to follow – AWP news, mostly. But…

  • Review: Frannie Lindsay

    In his exquisite, jazzy homage to Frederick Douglass, Robert Hayden resists the elegy’s gravitational pull toward mere grief or mere…

    Issue #68 March 2017
  • Newsletter Issue #67 February, 2017

    Jeff Skinner, “Josie” 2016 Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 67 February: and perhaps even more than usual a good amount of Plume activity to…

  • Anna Świrszczyńska: Building The Barricade

    The narratives of horror and depravity that emerged from World War II remain impossible to tally, defying hyperbole even seven…

    Issue #67 February 2017
  • Katharine Rauk: Buried Choirs

    The work of Marianne Moore, arguably our quirkiest American modernist, has recently enjoyed an overdue revival. Perhaps in our precipitous…

    Issue #66 January 2017
  • In Brief: Hera Lindsay Bird, Michelle Bitting, Bruce Bond, Aracelis Girmay, Connie Wanek

    “If you slit your wrists while winking,” New Zealander Hera Lindsay Bird asks in her debut collection’s opening poem, “does…

    Issue #65 December 2016
  • Mark Yakich: Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide

    Metaphor is a form of illness. Sometimes writers ought to clothe rather than bare their souls. If we don’t know…

    Issue #64 November 2016
  • Lucia Perillo: Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems

    Esteemed sports writer and NPR commentator Frank Deford is, at first blush, an odd choice to narrate the 2002 PBS…

    Issue #63 October 2016
  • Grevel Lindop: Luna Park

    In “O Taste and See,” one of her most famous poems, Denise Levertov rejects the brooding grimness that defines Wordsworth’s…

    Issue #62 September 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #61 August, 2016

    Claes Oldenburg Extinguished Match, 1990 August, 2016 Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 61 August: and in a moment, again, actual news.…

  • Mahtem Shiferraw: Fuschia

    “In the Lion’s Den,” a rare persona poem in Mahtem Shiferraw’s debut poetry collection Fuchsia, gives voice to the biblical…

    Issue #61 August 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #60 July, 2016

    Muhammad Ali with his mother Odessa Grady Clay at her home in Louisville in 1963.  Credit: Photograph by Lin Caufield.…

  • Adrian C. Louis: Random Exorcisms

    Grief and irreverence rarely align in poetry. We have our wistful poets and we have our witty poets, conventional wisdom…

    Issue #60 July 2016
  • Christopher DeWeese: The Father of the Arrow Is the Thought & Amelia Martens: The Spoons in the Grass Are There to Dig a Moat

    Paul Klee, one of the most gifted and prolific visual artists of the early twentieth century, defies easy categorization. A…

    Issue #59 June 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #58 May, 2016

    “Silo” by Randi Ward Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 58 May— and the cruelty this time not of the month even…

  • Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Editor: The Oppens Remembered

    When Of Being Numerous won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1969, George Oppen seemed like an emblematic poet for…

    Issue #58 May 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #57 April, 2016

    “Dancing in Eleggua” by Reynier Llanes Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 57 Readers —April — and the cruelty this time not…

  • In Brief: Bond, de la O, Denham, & Moeggenberg

    “This is how it feels, he thought, to be/the orphan of what you sacrifice to see,” Bruce Bond writes in…

    Issue #57 April 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #56 March, 2016

    “The Weiqi Players” Alex Hooks Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 56 Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 56— March: Madness, yes…

  • Robert Atler, Editor: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

    When Yehuda Amichai died in 2000, the international literary community mourned the passing of Israel’s greatest post-war poet. For those…

    Issue #56 March 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #55 February, 2016

    Nancy Mitchell “Script” Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 55 February: month in which for one, at least, Florida reveals its single…

  • Greta Stoddart: Alive Alive O

    Greta Stoddart’s third poetry collection, Alive Alive O, takes its epigraph from the final verse of the famous Irish folk…

    Issue #55 February 2016
  • Editor’s Note

    Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 55 – February: A cold snap here in Florida as I write – 42…

    Issue #55 February 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #54 January, 2016

    Steven Gus Page. “I’ll tell you this.” 2010 Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 54 January: “Another year over…” But not really.…

  • Daneen Wardrop: Cyclorama & Reginald Dwayne Betts: Bastards of the Reagan Era

    It is a strange irony that despite all of our war documentaries, battle reenactments, and tourist traps, the American Civil…

    Issue #54 January 2016
  • Editor’s Note

    Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 54 –   January: And why not bid farewell to the holidays, happy as…

    Issue #54 January 2016
  • Newsletter Issue #53 December, 2015

    Nicolas V. Sanchez “Bloodline” Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 53 December: Another Thanksgiving passed and the strings of lights balled in…

  • Editor’s Note

    Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 53 –   December: Yes, and of course: Paris. Where when I first stepped…

    Issue #53 December 2015
  • EDITOR’S NOTE

    Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 52 –   October/November: Yes, you have read that correctly, but may have inferred…

    Issue #52 November 2015
  • Newsletter Issue #51 September, 2015

    Chris Maynard, “9/11, Times Square” Readers: Welcome to Plume, Issue 51 September: and our 51th issue! And our little party catches its…

  • EDITOR’S NOTE #50

    Readers: Welcome to Plume Issue # 50 –   August: Our fiftieth issue! Astonishing in every way, this little whim…

    Issue #50 August 2015
  • Newsletter Issue #66 January, 2017

    From Un Chien Andalou – Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 66 January: and a fair amount…

  • Newsletter Issue #65 December, 2016

    “Birds Alight” Radu Nita Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 65 December: and a final notice: this newsletter now contains actual news, with…

  • Newsletter Issue #64 November, 2016

    “Drawing/Leap into the Void”  Yves Klein/János Kender Readers:  Welcome to Plume, Issue 64 November: and a final notice: this newsletter now…

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