This is the first installment of a three-part essay series on poetics and drought, originally delivered as a series of panel talks at the 2016 AWP conference in Los Angeles.
This is part two of a three-part essay composed at Naropa’s Summer Writing Program in 2016 by Avren Keating, OmniVerse staff writer. Part one is available here.
Documentary Poetry in the Gaps and Silences
This is part one of a three-part essay composed at Naropa’s Summer Writing Program in 2016 by Avren Keating, OmniVerse staff writer.
This is a story I’ve told forever: My great-grandfather dies, leaving his wife, Celia, with three small children: Jake, Shimmy, and Sam. He dies one year after my grandfather’s birth, it is 1919, leaving my great-grandmother to raise a family…
Staying Alive Laura Sims Ugly Duckling Presse, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-937027-62-9
Postcard Poems Jamie Berrout 2016
Looking and looking causes time to open. —Mark Doty I love his eyes. They are little larger than what he sees. —Paul Valery Our eyes have become voracious like mouths. —Ann Hamilton
24 Pages and other poems Lisa Fishman Wave Books, 2015 ISBN: 9781940696102