poetry

  • June 3, 2013    

    Charles Hood is the author of “South x South” (Ohio University Press), winner of the 2012 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. His previous books include “Bombing Ploesti” and “Rio de Dios” (Red Hen Press). He has been the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship, an Artist in Residency with the Center for Land Use Interpretation, and an Artists and Writers grant from the National Science Foundation. He teaches photography and writing at Antelope Valley College, Calif.
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  • May 20, 2013    

    This week’s poem comes from Charles Hood. He is the author of “South x South,” winner of the 2012 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. His previous books include “Bombing Ploesti” and “Rio de Dios” (Red Hen Press).
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  • May 14, 2013    

    Jeffrey Brown talks with longtime literary editor Charles Henry Rowell about his passion for promoting undiscovered and underappreciated African-American poets and artists. His latest effort is a new anthology called “Angles of Ascent.”
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  • May 13, 2013    

    Caroline Knox is the author of eight volumes of poetry, including “Flemish” (Wave Books, 2013) and “Quaker Guns” (Wave Books, 2008), which received a Recommended Reading Award 2009 from the Massachusetts Center for the Book.
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  • May 13, 2013    

    Jeffrey Brown talks with longtime literary editor Charles Henry Rowell about his passion for promoting undiscovered and underappreciated African-American poets and artists. His latest effort is a new anthology called “Angles of Ascent.”
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  • May 13, 2013   BY  

    For nearly four decades, Charles Henry Rowell has been a talent scout of sorts, looking for young and often ignored African-American artists. His latest project is a Norton anthology of contemporary black poets called “Angles of Ascent.” Watch some of those poets read their poems.
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  • May 13, 2013  

    Jeffrey Brown talks with longtime literary editor Charles Henry Rowell about his passion for promoting undiscovered and underappreciated African-American poets and artists. His latest effort is a new anthology called "Angles of Ascent." Continue reading

  • May 6, 2013    

    Karen Holmberg’s first book, “The Perseids,” won the Vassar Miller Prize and was published by the University of North Texas Press; her second book, “Axis Mundi,” won the John Ciardi Prize and was published by BkMk Press earlier this year. She is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Oregon State University.
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  • April 29, 2013    

    Christian Barter’s first book, “The Singers I Prefer,” was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Prize. His poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, The American Scholar and elsewhere. He is an editor at the Beloit Poetry Journal and supervises a trail crew in Bar Harbor, Maine. His most recently collection is “In Someone Else’s House” (BkMk, 2013).
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  • April 22, 2013    

    Dara Wier is the author of 10 collections of poetry, including “You Good Thing” (Wave Books, 2013), “Remnants of Hannah” (Wave Books, 2006) and “Reverse Rapture” (Verse Press, 2005). She is on the permanent faculty in the MFA program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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