Prose Feature: “The Genius of the Medium: Identity and Alterity in Poetic Practice” by Bruce Bond

May 15, 2015

by Bruce Bond When I was an undergraduate at Pomona College in the mid-seventies, the question of the authority of personal narrative in poetry versus a less “I-centered” approach was still a matter of some controversy. On the one hand, Sylvia Plath was hugely popular, as was Allen Ginsberg, and on the other hand, the […]

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32 Cento

May 11, 2015

Contributor’s Marginalia: Brittany Perham on 32 Poems 12.2. 32 Poems, Volume 12, Number 2, came in the mail on a winter afternoon, which, where I am in San Francisco, means fog coming up from the beach, over the tops of the houses and down into the streets. I read the issue straight through at the […]

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Prose Feature: “In Our Living World: An Interview with Corey Van Landingham” by Prose Editor Emilia Phillips

May 1, 2015

Corey Van Landingham is a Wallace C. Stegner Poetry Fellow at Stanford University, and the author of Antidote (Ohio State University Press). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, The Best American Poetry 2014, Best New Poets 2012, Kenyon Review, Narrative, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. In Fall 2015, she will join Gettysburg […]

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Prose Feature: In Search of New Worlds: A Review of Sandra Lim’s THE WILDERNESS (W.W. Norton & Company, 2014) by Rosanna Oh

April 24, 2015

Louise Glück, who chose Sandra Lim’s The Wilderness for the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, praises Lim’s astonishing second collection for how, “[i]n its stern and quiet way, [it] is one of the most thrilling books of poetry [she has] read in many years.” Such praise might sound counterintuitive—“thrilling,” after all, suggests more readily a […]

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Prose Feature: “A Single Step Over and Over: An Interview with Chloe Honum” by Emilia Phillips

April 17, 2015

Chloe Honum was born in Santa Monica, California, and was raised in Auckland, New Zealand. She is the author of The Tulip-Flame, selected by Tracy K. Smith as winner of the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. Her honors include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, as well residency fellowships […]

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