The How and the What: An Interview with Amit Majmudar by Cate Lycurgus

January 13, 2017

Amit Majmudar is a poet, novelist, essayist, and diagnostic nuclear radiologist. He is also the first Poet Laureate of Ohio. His latest collection is Dothead (Knopf, 2016). Cate Lycurgus, Interviews Editor: I think in this case I’ll begin at the beginning, with the epigraph from your most recent collection, Dothead. In it you quote Dr. […]

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Poetry’s Radical Leap: An Interview with Kai and Anders Carslon-Wee by Cate Lycurgus

December 30, 2016

Kai Carlson-Wee is the author of RAIL, forthcoming from BOA Editions. He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and his work has appeared in Narrative, Best New Poets, TriQuarterly, Crazyhorse, Blackbird, and The Missouri Review, which awarded him the 2013 Editor’s Prize. His photography has […]

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Prose Feature: A Review of Rosalie Moffett’s JUNE IN EDEN (Ohio State University Press, 2016), by Matt Morton

December 23, 2016

Rosalie Moffett’s debut collection, June in Eden, winner of the 2016 The Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, appropriately begins with a poem titled “Revisions.” “The context, it turns/out, is at the mercy /of the interior,” Moffett writes, a declaration that could be read as the thesis statement for the entire book. Indeed, the poems in […]

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Prose Feature: Tradition of Transcendence: An Interview with Kimberly Johnson by Cate Lycurgus

October 24, 2016

Kimberly Johnson is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Uncommon Prayer (Persea Books, 2014).  Her translations include Virgil’s Georgics and the works of Hesiod, and her scholarly study of seventeenth-century poetics appeared in 2014.  With Jay Hopler, she edited Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry.  Recipient of fellowships […]

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Day Surgery or Toward A Big Unsubtle Ars Poetica

October 16, 2016

Contributor’s Marginalia: Susannah Nevison on “My Big Unsubtle Feelings” by Rebecca Hazelton My big unsubtle feeling is that we’re stuck in our bodies, that we drag them with us everywhere we go, and that this living, this very unsubtle living, is a lot of work. My big unsubtle feeling is that I once thought my body’s birth […]

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