Tag Archives: Spring 2015

Review: Through A Garden Gate by Charlotte Mandel (poems) and Vincent Covello (photographs)

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Sander Zulauf Through A Garden Gate Poems by Charlotte Mandel Photographs by Vincent Covello Cincinnati, OH:  David Robert Books, 2015 Paper. 60pp. $20.00. ISBN:  978-1-625491-213 www.davidrobertbooks.com After this bitter cold, relentless, dangerous winter of 2015, what better to cheer the …

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Review: The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Lori A. May, PQ Founder and Past Editor-in-Chief The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014 Guest Editor: Sonnet L’Abbe Series Editor: Molly Peacock Tightrope Books, Nov 2014 ISBN: 978-1926639833 http://tightropebooks.com/best-canadian-poetry-2014/ This is a biased review. I confess bias since I’ve …

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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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Poetry Writing Hacks: 7 Playful Ways To Create Poetry

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Laura Weldon Kids are eager to liberate poetry from the stuffy good-for-you closet where it’s so often kept. That is, as long as they can do so playfully. Each time I lead poetry-writing workshops I learn from students as young …

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Review: Swimming in the Rain: New and Selected Poems 1980-2015 by Chana Bloch

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Charlotte Mandel Swimming in the Rain: New and Selected Poems 1980-2015 Chana Bloch Autumn House Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015 Paper, 221 pp, $19.95 ISBN 978-1-938769-00-9 http://www.autumnhouse.org/product/swimming-in-the-rain-new-and-selected-poems-1980-2015-by-chana-bloch/ Chana Bloch’s new collection, titled Swimming in the Rain: New and Selected Poems 1980-2015, …

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Review: Reckless Lovely by Martha Silano

Posted in April 6, 2015
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                      Lesley Wheeler Reckless Lovely Martha Silano Saturnalia Books, 2014 Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 978-0-9899797-1-9 http://www.saturnaliabooks.com/?q=node/81 I am currently teaching an undergraduate seminar on Mid-Twentieth-Century American Poetry, a course full …

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Innovation

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Rachel Danielle Peterson I know art as imitation is no longer a cool thing, just as art as something really really real can be quite unnerving. This is the old tug between Plato and Aristotle and those Greek all decked …

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Is Poetry Therapeutic? Define Your Terms!

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Ann E. Michael Minerva, the Roman goddess of poetry, medicine, wisdom… Periodically, because I have so many friends and colleagues who are writers, the subject of whether writing is therapeutic appears in conversation or on social media. A recent New …

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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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