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Eileen Myles: There's No Escaping History

At Rolling Stone, Helena Fitzgerald profiles punk poet and 1992 write-in Presidential candidate Eileen Myles. Myles’s new memoir, Afterglow, was released this week, and their first autobiographical novel, … 328 more words


Poetry in the News


Here’s your poetry for this week…

An interview with Eileen Myles.

Plagiarism in poetry.

Transit poems in Rhode Island.

Chiaroscuro poetry at the Jefferson County Library… 11 more words


Four Recommended September Releases

Here are four enjoyable books due out this month that I was lucky enough to read early. The first two are memoirs that are linked by a strong theme of mothers and children, though one has a primary topic of mental illness; the third is a quirky bibliomemoir partially written in letters; and the last is an elegant poetry collection. 896 more words

Nonfiction Reviews

US Literary Figures Renew Call for Freedom for Palestinian Poet Dareen Tatour

Eileen Myles, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ayelet Waldman, Jacqueline Woodson among writers in solidarity with imprisoned poet

August 29, 2017 – Prominent US poets, writers, playwrights and publishers issued statements today in support of imprisoned Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour ahead of her upcoming trial verdict on October 17.   958 more words

Dareen Tatour

Nice Work If, Surrounded By If

Wikipedia Poem, No. 511

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all over life
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teeth full
of mouths… 16 more words


Did You Mean Más o Menos?

Wikipedia Poem, No. 510

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Eileen Myles - I Must Be Living Twice (Literature Review)

Eileen Myles is one of America’s most renowned writers, known for her inimitable approach to verse and poignant stanzas that strike the hearts of many who read her work. 487 more words

Literature Reviews