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News, The
“ The News is more than a venture into art by someone prominent in another field. In these poems, an unconventional subject for poetry is dealt with from within, by a real...
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At the Great Door of Morning
"Every poem is a creation myth," writes poet Robert Hedin. This long overdue retrospective, spanning forty years of patient and painstaking work, highlights Hedin's...
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Arthur Sze
Arthur Sze has published nine books of original poetry, including Compass Rose (2014), which was honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist, as well as The Ginkgo Light (2009), selected for the PEN...
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Fady Joudah
Fady Joudah is a Palestinian-American poet, translator, and physician of internal medicine. He received his medical training from the Medical College of Georgia and University of Texas, and...
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Richard Siken
Richard Siken's  first poetry collection Crush won the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize, a Lambda Literary Award, and the Thom Gunn Award, and was a finalist for the National...
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Dead Man's Float
A "dead man's float" is a survival technique used by swimmers during an exhausting journey. Reading and writing poems served as Jim Harrison's dead man's float while he...
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Deborah Landau
Deborah Landau is the author of The Last Usable Hour and Orchidelirium , which won the Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Her poems, essays, and reviews appear in Grand Street , The Paris...
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Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi was born in Madras, India in 1975. She received her Master's in writing from John Hopkins University and worked in London in advertising before returning to India in 2001. At...
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Katie Wade reviews
Shadow Of Sirius, The

by W. S. Merwin

W.S. Merwin tells me something about myself. He doesn't whisper it, and he doesn't scream. When I read this book, we had a polite#

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