Prose Archives

 

BOOKS REVIEWED

 

MAGGIE ANDERSON: Windfall: New and Selected Poems

JILL PÉLAEZ BAUMGAERTNER: Finding Cuba

DAVID BAKER: Changeable Weather

DAVID BAKER: Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry

JOHN BALABAN: Path, Crooked Path

NED BALBO: The Trials of Edgar Allan Poe and Other Poems

LINDA BIERDS: First Hand

DEBORAH BOGEN: Landscape with Silos

PAULA BOHINCE: Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods

MARIANNE BORUCH: Grace, Fallen From

DAVID BOTTOMS: Armored Hearts: Selected and New Poems

DAVID BOTTOMS: Vagrant Grace

MARGUERITE BOUVARD: The Unpredictability of Light

T. ALAN BROUGHTON: A World Remembered

JERICHO BROWN: Please

STEPHANIE BROWN: Domestic Interior

JULIE BRUCK: Monkey Ranch

JARED CARTER: After the Rain

JARED CARTER: Cross this Bridge at a Walk

JARED CARTER: Darkened Rooms of Summer

JARED CARTER: Les Barricades Mystérieuses: Thirty-Two Villanelles

JARED CARTER: Work, for the Night Is Coming

PATRICIA CLARK: My Father on a Bicycle

MARTHA COLLINS: White Papers

MARK CONWAY: Any Holy City

ROBERT W. CRAWFORD: Too Much Explanation Can Ruin a Man

BARBARA CROOKER: Line Dance

BARBARA CROOKER: More

BARBARA CROOKER: Radiance

CARL DENNIS: Another Reason

SHARON DOLIN: Serious Pink

RITA DOVE: American Smooth

LYNNELL EDWARDS: The Highwayman's Wife

CLAUDIA EMERSON: Late Wife

B.H. FAIRCHILD: Local Knowledge

PATRICIA FARGNOLI: Necessary Light

PATRICIA FARGNOLI: Duties of the Spirit

PATRICIA FARGNOLI: Duties of the Spirit

PATRICIA FARGNOLI: Then, Something

BETH ANN FENNELLY: Open House

JIM FERRIS: The Hospital Poems

DIANE GILLIAM FISHER: Kettle Bottom

ANN FISHER-WIRTH: Blue Window

ANN FISHER-WIRTH: Dream Cabinet

KATHLEEN FLENNIKEN: Famous

RACHE CONTRENI FLYNN: Tongue

JEFF FRIEDMAN: Black Threads

JEFF FRIEDMAN: Taking Down the Angel

BRENDAN GALVIN: Ocean Effects

DAVID GRAHAM AND KATE SONTAG, EDS.: After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography

JORIE GRAHAM: Never

WILLIAM GREENWAY: Everywhere at Once

MARILYN HACKER: Names

H. PALMER HALL: Foreign and Domestic

H. PALMER HALL: Reflections on Writing, Publishing & Other Things

GWEN HART: Lost and Found

YONA HARVEY: Hemming the Water

BRENDA HILLMAN: Cascadia

JANET HOLMES: The Green Tuxedo

CATHY PARK HONG: Dance Dance Revolution

DONALD JUSTICE: Collected Poems

ADRIANNE KALFOPOULOU: Wild Greens

ILYA KAMINSKY: Dancing in Odessa

MARY KARR: Sinners Welcome

SARAH KENNEDY: The Gold Thread

TED KOOSER: Delights & Shadows

NORBERT KRAPF: Bloodroot: Indiana Poems

MARILYN KRYSL: Swear the Burning Vow: Selected and New Poems

LANCE LARSEN: In All Their Animal Brilliance

LI-YOUNG LEE: Behind My Eyes

BRAD LEITHAUSER: The Oldest Word for Dawn

LYNN LEVIN: Imaginarium

PHILIP LEVINE: The Mercy

LARRY LEVIS: Elegy

LARRY LEVIS: The Gazer Within

LARRY LEVIS: The Selected Levis

KATHRYN LEVY: Losing the Moon

LAURENCE LIEBERMAN: Flight from the Mother Stone

DIANE LOCKWARD: Eve's Red Dress

DIANE LOCKWARD: What Feeds Us

RACHEL LODEN: Hotel Imperium

BOBBIE LURIE: Letter from the Lawn

JOANIE MACKOWSKI: View from a Temporary Window

MARY MAKOFSKE: Traction

CHARLOTTE MANDEL: Rock Vein Sky

SARAH MANGUSO: Siste Viator

WILLIAM MATTHEWS: Search Party

CAMPBELL MCGRATH: Pax Atomica

IRENE MCKINNEY: Have You Had Enough Darkness Yet?

AMY MECKLER: What All the Sleeping Is For

JOSHUA MEHIGAN: Accepting the Disaster

JOSHUA MEHIGAN: The Optimist

PHILIP METRES: To See the Earth

JUDITH MONTGOMERY: Red Jess

KAY MULLEN: A Long Remembering: Return to Vietnam

CARY NELSON, ED.: The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poems about the Spanish Civil War

KATE NORTHROP: Things Are Disappearing Here

DAVID ORR: Beautiful and Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry

GREGORY ORR: The Blessing

GREGORY ORR: The Caged Owl: New and Selected Poems 

GREGORY ORR: Poetry as Survival

ALICIA OSTRIKER: The Book of Seventy

MICHAEL PALMER: The Lion Bridge

KEVIN PILKINGTON: In the Eyes of a Dog

MARIANNE POLOSKEY: Climbing the Shadows

SUSAN RICH: The Alchemist's Kitchen

DON SCHOFIELD: Approximately Paradise

SHEROD SANTOS: The Perishing

SHEROD SANTOS: The Pilot Star Elegies

SHEROD SANTOS: A Poetry of Two Minds

MARGOT SCHILPP: The World's Last Night

ELAINE SEXTON: Sleuth

VIVIAN SHIPLEY: Fair Haven

VIVIAN SHIPLEY: Hardboot: Poems New and Old

VIVIAN SHIPLEY: When There Is No Shore

MARTHA SILANO: The Little Offices of the Immaculate Conception

ANN SILSBEE: The Book of Ga

ANN SILSBEE: Orioling

A.E. STALLINGS: Olives

ALISON STINE: Wait

MARK STRAND: The Weather of Words

MARILYN L. TAYLOR: Subject to Change

SUSAN TERRIS: Poetic License

LARRY D. THOMAS: A Murder of Crows

CATHERINE TUFARIELLO: Keeping My Name

BRIAN TURNER: Phantom Noise

PAMELA USCHUK: Wild in the Plaza of Memory

WENDY VIDELOCK: Nevertheless

JUDITH VOLLMER: The Water Books

WILLIAM WALTZ: Adventures in the Lost Interiors of America

INGRID WENDT: Evensong

INGRID WENDT: Surgeonfish

MARK W. VAN WIENAN, ED: Rendezvous with Death: American Poems of the Great War

SUSAN SETTLEMYRE WILLIAMS: Ashes in Midair

ROSEMARY WINSLOW: Green Bodies

CHARLES WRIGHT: Littlefoot

CHARLES WRIGHT: Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems

CHARLES WRIGHT: Scar Tissue

CHARLES WRIGHT: Sestets

FRANZ WRIGHT: Wheeling Motel

 

ESSAYS

 

DAVID BAKER: "Excerpt from 'Introduction' to Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry"

EDWARD BYRNE: "Life and Language: On the 50th Anniversary of Robert Lowell's Life Studies"

LAURA EBBERSON: "Elizabeth Bishop's Poetic Voice: Reconciling Influences"

W.D. EHRHART: "Words for John Balaban"

JEFFREY FRANK: "Poetry and the Cosmopolitan: Zbigniew Herbert's Collected Poems"

DAVID GRAHAM: "Voluminous Underwear: or, Why I Write Self-Portraits"

DAVID GRAHAM: "The Ultra-Talk Poem & Mark Halliday"

H. PALMER HALL: "John Balaban's Vietnamese Translations"

H. PALMER HALL: "Why I Still Write about the War"

JONATHAN HOLDEN: "William Stafford: Genius in Camouflage"

CLAIRE KEYES: "Marianne Boruch and the Art of Surprise"

JOHN LINSTROM: "Seeking a Center for Ecopoetics"

ALEXANDER LONG: "Lunch with Larry"

WALT MCDONALD: "Advice I Wish I'd Been Told"

ANDREW MULVANIA: "Confessions of St. Charles: Confession as Spiritual Autobiography in the Work of Charles Wright"

JOSEPH POWELL: "On the Newer Bees in Darwin's Garden"

KATE SONTAG: "Mother, May I?: Writing with Love"

ANGELA TARASKIEWICZ: "String Theory: The Poetry of A.E. Stallings"

INGRID WENDT: "Turning to Poems"

JENNIFER YAROS: "Nature and the Self: Dickinson, Bishop, Plath, and Oliver"

 

INTERVIEWS

 

EVAN SCOTT BRYSON: "Q & A with John Balaban"

EDWARD BYRNE: "A.E. Stallings Interviewed by Edward Byrne"

EDWARD BYRNE: "Conversation with Elise Paschen"

EDWARD BYRNE: "Q & A with Brian Turner"

BARBARA CROOKER: "Ingrid Wendt Interviewed"

JOUGH DEMPSEY: "Q & A with Jared Carter"

CHRIS ELLIS: "Q & A with Jonathan Holden"

SONDRA GASH: "Q & A with Diane Lockward"

KAREN MCCARTHY: "Q & A with Bernardine Evaristo"

KATHLEEN MULLEN: "Seeing into the Predictable: An Interview of Catherine Tufariello"

ANDREW MULVANIA: "Q & A with Sherod Santos"

LINDA SIMONE: "Ready to Eat the Sky: An Interview of Kevin Pilkington"

DARRYL TIPPENS: "Evidence of Grace: An Interview with Walt McDonald"

RYAN G. VAN CLEAVE: "La Poesia Está en El Corazón: Virgil Suarez's Transformation from Novelist to Poet"
 
 

ART COMMENTARY

 

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Abraham Rattner: Still Life Composition No. 3"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Art Green"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "David Hockney: Slow Rise"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Ed Paschke: Strano"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Elizabeth Nourse: Le Gouter"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Fare"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Frank V. Dudley: Shadows and Sunlit Silence"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Frederic Edwin Church: Mountain Landscape"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "George Ames Aldrich"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Georgia O'Keeffe: Rust Red Hills"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Hazel Hannell: Still Life, 1946"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Jim Dine: Rancho Woodcut Art"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "John August Swanson: Festival of Lights"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "John James Audubon: Purple Grackle"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Kara Walker: no world"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Madame Butterfly: A Spectacular Woodcut Triptych by Helen Frankenthaler"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Paul Sierra: Family Portrait"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Richard Hunt"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Richard Loving: Watering System"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Robert Brauer"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Robert Cottingham: W. 12th"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Sadao Watanabe: Listening"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Santuaria de Chimayo"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Study for a Drawing: Stuart Davis"

GREGG HErTZLIEB: "Thomas H. Kapsalis: Still Life and Cloth"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "Timothy Van Laar: Shadow Pictures"

GREGG HERTZLIEB: "William Conger"