Grace Schulman

  • September 23, 2013    

    In “Without a Claim,” poet Grace Schulman is inspired by the things she loves. Raised in New York City, “like a houseplant in a windowsill, Schulman describes the majesty of the American landscape. In this instance it’s Montauk, at the eastern tip of Long Island, where the poet has a home. “Usually poems of mine are inspired by sudden glimpses of beauty, whether the beauty of trees or the beauty of land or the beauty of art. I think ‘oh my God this is so beautiful. I’ve got to understand it. What is it?’ I’ve got to know what it is and then praise it.”
    Continue reading