Category Archives: poetry

Deep Gossip: New And Selected

Sidney Wade‘s Deep Gossip: new and selected poems just came out this April, and I was fortunate enough to get a copy hot off the press. This book is a good way to get to know Sidney Wade’s work –

Deep Gossip: New And Selected

Sidney Wade‘s Deep Gossip: new and selected poems just came out this April, and I was fortunate enough to get a copy hot off the press. This book is a good way to get to know Sidney Wade’s work –

Have You No Rebellion In Your Bones? the poetry of Adelaide Crapsey

If you’ve never heard of Adelaide Crapsey before, you’re not alone. This poet who lived from 1878 to 1914 is, today, largely forgotten. If you have heard of Crapsey, your first thought is likely the cinquain*, a poetic form she

Have You No Rebellion In Your Bones? the poetry of Adelaide Crapsey

If you’ve never heard of Adelaide Crapsey before, you’re not alone. This poet who lived from 1878 to 1914 is, today, largely forgotten. If you have heard of Crapsey, your first thought is likely the cinquain*, a poetic form she

A Plastic Oracle: The Salad Box Poems (Eleanore Tisch)

I thought it would be nice to start the new year with a poetry reading recommendation! During my brief visit to Chicago in September, I met poet Eleanore Tisch and got a copy of The Salad Box Poems as well

A Plastic Oracle: The Salad Box Poems (Eleanore Tisch)

I thought it would be nice to start the new year with a poetry reading recommendation! During my brief visit to Chicago in September, I met poet Eleanore Tisch and got a copy of The Salad Box Poems as well

The Apidictor Tapes

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
I have exciting news to share: My new collection of poems, The Apidictor Tapes, will be published by New Rivers Press in 2021! I’m looking forward to working with the talented folk at this…

The Apidictor Tapes

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
I have exciting news to share: My new collection of poems, The Apidictor Tapes, will be published by New Rivers Press in 2021! I’m looking forward to working with the talented folk at this…

Did You Know? (Elizabeth S. Wolf)

Elizabeth S. Wolf’s Did You Know is a 2019 Rattle chapbook. ┬áThe collection revolves around a secret that comes crashing down on a woman and her mother. Written in the voice of the daughter, the poems tell the story in

Did You Know? (Elizabeth S. Wolf)

Elizabeth S. Wolf’s Did You Know is a 2019 Rattle chapbook. ┬áThe collection revolves around a secret that comes crashing down on a woman and her mother. Written in the voice of the daughter, the poems tell the story in

E.D. Liberations

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Please help me welcome my new chapbook into the world! As of today, E.D. Liberations is available for pre-order from Dancing Girl Press. This collection of erasures channels the fierce woman hidden inside Emily…

E.D. Liberations

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Please help me welcome my new chapbook into the world! As of today, E.D. Liberations is available for pre-order from Dancing Girl Press. This collection of erasures channels the fierce woman hidden inside Emily…

Don’t Judge: A Very Angry Baby

I’ll be honest – one reason it’s taken me a long time to get to this anthology is what I expected it to be about: babies, mommies, dads, the experience of young nuclear and maybe post-nuclear families. While I have

Don’t Judge: A Very Angry Baby

I’ll be honest – one reason it’s taken me a long time to get to this anthology is what I expected it to be about: babies, mommies, dads, the experience of young nuclear and maybe post-nuclear families. While I have

Swallowed Birds: Rosarium (Hannah Dow)

  In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll say right off the bat that Hannah and I were in the same workshop, in the same graduate program, for a bit, and so I know her personally, and I’ve seen a

Swallowed Birds: Rosarium (Hannah Dow)

  In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll say right off the bat that Hannah and I were in the same workshop, in the same graduate program, for a bit, and so I know her personally, and I’ve seen a

Liberating & Confabulating

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
One of my superhero poems, “Jennifer Walter Remembers,” appeared in Rabbit Catastrophe Review #14. The issue is stunning in itself, what with the hand-printed cover, the hand-sewn binding, and a delightfully smooth choice of…

Liberating & Confabulating

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
One of my superhero poems, “Jennifer Walter Remembers,” appeared in Rabbit Catastrophe Review #14. The issue is stunning in itself, what with the hand-printed cover, the hand-sewn binding, and a delightfully smooth choice of…

A Visit to Seneca Village

  Marilyn Nelson‘s My Seneca Village (Namelos, 2015) will take you a century and a half into the past, to a village that no longer exists. From 1825 to 1857, Seneca Village was a small, mostly African American settlement in

A Visit to Seneca Village

  Marilyn Nelson‘s My Seneca Village (Namelos, 2015) will take you a century and a half into the past, to a village that no longer exists. From 1825 to 1857, Seneca Village was a small, mostly African American settlement in

Let’s String New Constellations: “As In Judy” by Rosie Garland

The first time I met Rosie Garland was on my reading tour for The Knowledge Weapon, back in 2016. She read with me in Manchester, at the university bookstore, and one poem in particular (“A Short History of Unicorns”) really

Let’s String New Constellations: “As In Judy” by Rosie Garland

The first time I met Rosie Garland was on my reading tour for The Knowledge Weapon, back in 2016. She read with me in Manchester, at the university bookstore, and one poem in particular (“A Short History of Unicorns”) really

detail from Giovanna Garzoni's "Bowl of Citrons" (ca 1640)

Toxic Flora, Fauna, Folks (Reading Kimiko Hahn)

I recently finished Kimiko Hahn‘s Toxic Flora. The title is a little misleading, because plants are not the only toxic beings in this collection. However, the title’s sciency ring is quite fitting: this book is full of science, and that

detail from Giovanna Garzoni's "Bowl of Citrons" (ca 1640)

Toxic Flora, Fauna, Folks (Reading Kimiko Hahn)

I recently finished Kimiko Hahn‘s Toxic Flora. The title is a little misleading, because plants are not the only toxic beings in this collection. However, the title’s sciency ring is quite fitting: this book is full of science, and that