Tag Archives: January 2013

Revisiting Jack Gilbert… by Brian Fanelli

Posted in January 29, 2013
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Bedside Table Series: #3by PQ Contributing Editor Brian Fanelli During my M.F.A. course work at Wilkes University, I plowed through dozens of poetry collections and essays. One of the books on the list was The Great Fires, poems by Jack …

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Top of the stack… by Shauna Osborn

Posted in January 19, 2013
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Bedside Table Series: #2by PQ Contributing Editor Shauna Osborn Full discloser—I do not own a nightstand. What I have instead is a rather large stack of books that live on the floor next to my bed. They stay there until …

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Shouters and Whisperers: An interview with Mary Ruefle

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Author Mary Ruefle Shouters and Whisperers:An interview with Mary Ruefle Interview by Georgia Jones-Davis Mary Ruefle is the author of Madness, Rack and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012) and Collected Poems (Wave Books, 2010). She has published ten books …

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She Returns to the Floating World by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Posted in January 3, 2013
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She Returns to the Floating Worldby Jeannine Hall GaileyKitsune Books, 2011ISBN: 978-0-9827409-2-7 Purchase Link  Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Ann E. Michael  When a writer chooses to call upon myth and folktales in her work, readers generally feel comfortable—most readers …

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Essay: A Public Poesy

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Denice Rovira Hazlett A Public Poesy Essay by Denice Rovira Hazlett *Poesy: [poh-uh-see, -zee] noun, plural po•e•sies. The work or the art of poetic composition. Sometimes you plan a poetry event, but can’t ensure even a modest modicum of success. …

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Painting Czeslawa Kwoka, Honoring Children of the Holocaust

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Painting Czeslawa Kwoka, Honoring Children of the HolocaustPaintings by Lori Schreiner, Poems by Theresa Senato EdwardsUnbound ContentPaperback, 58 pagesISBN: 9781936373277Purchase Link   Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Brian Fanelli Too often, history is reduced to names and dates in textbooks, or …

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January 2013: a new issue and more

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Greetings PQ friends!  Welcome to 2013 and to a new issue of PQ. Please visit the Current Issue to see our latest content. We have a nice assortment of reviews, interviews, and essays for you this time around.  We’d also …

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A (short) history of l. by rob mclennan

Posted in January 3, 2013
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A (short) history of l.by rob mclennanBuschekBooksPerfect Bound, 95 pagesISBN: 978-1-894543-69-9Purchase Link Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Elizabeth Kate Switaj T.S. Eliot’s observation that “genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood” has become something of a critical cliché. Nonetheless, …

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Back to the Future: Interview with Mark Jarman

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Back to the Future with Mark Jarman Author Mark Jarman Interview by PQ Contributing Editor Arthur McMaster Centennial Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, the writer Mark Jarman has championed the poetry of New Formalists for several years. We owe …

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Essay: The Poetry of Comics

Posted in January 3, 2013
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The Poetry of ComicsEssay by Dale Mettam In an attempt to expose (and by expose, I obviously mean force) some culture on my kids, I sat them down in front of a recent PBS broadcast of Wagner’s “Ring Cycle”…the whole …

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