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The Milk Underground: Two Translators Spill Their Secrets

Posted in November 18, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Poetry collection The Milk Underground, recently received the Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation and features poems by Israeli writer Ronny Someck, translated by Hana Inbar and Robert Manaster. Born in Baghdad and immigrated to Israel when he was a young …

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A Fantastic American Swagger: Interview with Sam Pereira

Posted in November 18, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Darkness remains mysterious. Light is wonderful, but you only get there through darkness first. It is the very nature of why I write. Un-assuming and often under the radar, the poetry of Sam Pereira has been hailed …

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Strong Ties | A Short Interview with Hannah Gamble

Posted in November 18, 2015
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Hannah Baggott In January of 2013, I had the pleasure of meeting poet Hannah Gamble at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN, for a reading of her collection Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast. She signed my copy of her book, …

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CantoMundo Poets Head to Bread Loaf

Posted in August 22, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Founded in 1926, the famed Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference boasts an amazing literary and intellectual tradition, each summer, gathering together both emerging and seasoned writers, working closely together with a diverse and talented faculty. There are small-group …

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Poems in a Box—An Interview with Poet Adele Kenny

Posted in August 22, 2015
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Diane Lockward Adele Kenny is the author of several collections of poetry, most recently Lightness, A Thirst, or Nothing at All and What Matters which received the 2012 International Book Award for Poetry. Her poems have been published in such journals as …

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The Miracle of Mercury—An interview with Joan Hanna

Posted in August 22, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Peter Campion, author of Other People and The Lions has said poet Joan Hanna possesses a unique “ability to portray, in high resolution and with evocative power, the people and places that make up a passionate and …

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The “Darling” of the Poetry World

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor Reviews have made me a better writer, one who is more articulate about her own practice. Poetry is a conversation, and your book is just the beginning. The author of over twenty books, including Melancholia …

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Maybe a Little Closer: Interview with Poet Terri Witek

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor Well-known for her experimental collaborations with visual artists, poet Terri Witek’s latest project with Brazilian new media artist Cyriaco Lopes has been featured at galleries and site-specific installations. Their 2009 video “recife/s,” was a finalist …

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My Odyssey as an Epic Poet: Interview with Frederick Glaysher

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Arthur McMaster, PQ Contributing Editor Frederick Glaysher holds two degrees from the University of Michigan, one a master’s degree in English. The author or editor of ten books, his epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, is partly set on the …

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Roosters. Jellyfish. Fighting. 80s movies–Poet Carlo Matos Discusses New Work

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Millicent Borges Accardi, Interviews Editor We featured Carlo Matos here at PQ a while back, and since he has a new book out this fall—a cross of prose poetry and flash fiction—I thought we would revisit him and ask a …

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