Prose Feature: “To Cast Ourselves Backwards and Forwards: An Interview with Rebecca Hazelton” by Emilia Phillips

March 14, 2014

Rebecca Hazelton is the author of Fair Copy (Ohio State University Press, 2012), and Vow (Cleveland State University Press 2013). She was the 2010-11 Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison Creative Writing Institute and winner of the “Discovery” / Boston Review 2012 Poetry Contest. Her poems have appeared […]

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The Tar and Feathers of Daydream

March 10, 2014

Contributor’s Marginalia: Zachariah McVicker on “Saudades” by Tomás Q Morín “When now fails, Was is all there is; Elsewhere we lose always.” – Joe Bolton, “Little Testament” Firstly, translation is always the issue, but more importantly, it doesn’t matter. After first consulting Google to research the titular and, as it happens, nearly untranslatable Portuguese word, “Saudades,” I was […]

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A Manifesto for Sensory Deprivation

March 3, 2014

Contributor’s Marginalia: Sarah Rose Nordgren on “The Abyssal Plain“ by Bruce Bond In 2006, I made my first visit to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Moving slowly through the Hall of Ocean Life, I became enrapt by the dioramas of the ancient sea creatures that seemed to me shocking in their […]

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The Patient and the Volatile

February 24, 2014

Contributor’s Marginalia: David Moolten on “Dynamite: A Prelude“ by Shara Lessley The sundry details Shara Lessley culls from the 1864 blast at the Nobel family chemical plant in Stockholm and its aftermath combine with a compelling narrative voice to make “Dynamite: a Prelude” a powerful “whole” from its shattered parts. Disparate associations are of the nature […]

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The Physicist

February 17, 2014

Contributor’s Marginalia: Leslie Bohn on “Mileva Maric“ by David Moolten You bastard, David Moolten, you stealer-of-poems!  This is not exactly what I thought when I first saw “Mileva Maric” as the title of David Moolten’s piece in 32 Poems 11.2, but of course, he didn’t really steal my poem. Once I had thought about the significance […]

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