Walking in Wallace Stevens’s Footsteps

By Danny Mitola If there’s one thing I’ve noticed that’s different during self-isolation, it’s the amount of people walking, biking, and running on my street. There have certainly been people in the past whose daily routines included these activities, but I’ve noticed many new faces. It doesn’t come as much of a surprise, really. With… More Walking in Wallace Stevens’s Footsteps

On Charles Bukowski: Why never going crazy is horrible

Who is Bukowski? Over the summer when I was able to spend some free time reading for fun, I was looking into some new poets. It was initially difficult to put down Rupi Kaur’s the sun and her flowers, yet I was also very intrigued by another poet’s unapologetic and straightforward wisdom.   Heinrich Karl Bukowski,… More On Charles Bukowski: Why never going crazy is horrible

Interview with Poet Kimiko Hahn, By Taylor Caron (2017)

Kimiko Hahn is a nationally recognized and accoladed poet with 10 diverse collections of poetry to her name. These include Volatile, The Artist’s Daughter, The Narrow Road to the Interior: Poems, and the recent Brain Fever. One can track the trajectory of her career by observing the variety of poses and forms her work has… More Interview with Poet Kimiko Hahn, By Taylor Caron (2017)

“The things that hold you back can often help you”: An Interview with Poet Allison Joseph, By Taylor Caron (2017)

It’s been said that expectations are best kept low when meeting a brilliant writer. This advice makes sense when one considers that a writer is presenting their best, most polished self on the page. The real thing should inevitably yield disappointing. I feel privileged in being able to verify that this is not the case… More “The things that hold you back can often help you”: An Interview with Poet Allison Joseph, By Taylor Caron (2017)

“Fears After the Indonesian Forest Fires” By Anna Ziering (2017)

Wallace Stevens Poetry Prize, Winner (2017) Death, of course. Having no God. Sunday afternoons, New England falls. Sleet storms like the one that dented the new car and traumatized the dog, who never liked loud noise; who, like me when I was young, couldn’t stomach fireworks. They made us cry—that spinet-silence between light and sound;… More “Fears After the Indonesian Forest Fires” By Anna Ziering (2017)