John Wall Barger

John Wall Barger is the author of four books of poetry, including The Mean Game (Palimpsest Press, 2019). His poems and critical writing have appeared in American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry, and elsewhere. He teaches in the BFA Program for Creative Writing at the University of the Arts, in Philadelphia.
  • John Wall Barger Reviews That Was Now, This Is Then by Vijay Seshadri

    “Eternity,” Heraclitus wrote, “is a child playing checkers; a child’s kingdom.”
    Issue #114 February 2021
  • The Triumphs of 1974 & A Self-Guided Tour of Machu Picchu, OR Please, Sir/Madam, Step Away from the Edge of the Abyss

    Moneyless, we moved to Cali,