Tag: poetry

Read Robin, The Editors Interview

This round robin interview includes the following editors: ELOISA AMEZCUA’s debut collection, From the Inside Quietly, is the inaugural winner of the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize selected by Ada Limón. She is the founder and editor of The Shallow Ends: A Journal of Poetry. [The Shallow Ends: A Journal of Poetry] MARCUS CLAYTON is a writer, musician,

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S71 Contributor Interviews: Mario J. Gonzales

What interests you/draws you in? The story Chisme concerns a few people I knew in Parlier, the town in California I’m from. A man who lived in a rundown building next door and went out each morning in search of cans. The town itself is predominantly 99.9 percent Latino and so I choose to write about

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S71 Contributor Interviews: Ruth Williams

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I am drawn to writing and reading poetry in part because it allows me to look intensely at the world around me and to consider with conscious attention my relation to it. This attention isn’t something our daily life

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Encyclopédie Quixotica: An Interview with Allison Campbell

ALLISON CAMPBELL lives in New Orleans. She earned her PhD in Literature, Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Writers where she served as associate editor of the Mississippi Review. Her poems have appeared in such places as Copper Nickel, The Cincinnati Review, Switchback, Witness, Rattle, Court Green, and Harpur Palate. She has guest blogged for The Best American Poetry website

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S71 Contributor Interviews: Kevin McLellan  

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I am turned on by enjambment and consequently the subtext it creates (especially when the subtext challenges the meaning of its respective sentences) and poetic forms that allow for multiple readings and/or different experiences with reading. How does this

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