Focusing on the Merrimack River, Tender the River weaves historical, geological, social, and personal narratives together…
“When you design a dwelling you are giving shape to space so that a body, humans mostly, but not just—can inhabit the space. If one thinks of a poem as a dwelling—after all stanza is Italian for room—then it is interesting to think not only about what one is saying, but about the space one is shaping, through which someone else will move.”
“I don’t feel like myself when I’m not reading and writing regularly.”
Public high school opened up enormous possibilities for literature and creative writing. I fell in love with Bukowski, Tolkien, Emily Dickinson, e.e. cummings, and read all of Herman Hesse.
Our $10,000 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize now open for submissions. This year’s judge is Maggie Smith.
Mary Morris’ new book, Enter Water, Swimmer, is a hauntingly beautiful collection of poetry that reaches deep into the soul and touches those places where we ponder life.
It’s been a year-long process, but we are excited to announce that The Gordian Review, our graduate student-run literary journal, has published its latest issue!
Coming and Going: “The Geometry of Wishes” by Randall Watson Contributing writer Savanah Burns wrote this post in celebration of Randall Watson’s new book with Texas Review Press. Everything has a place and time in life, and then life goes on, right? This is what nature warns us with the changing of the tree leaves.Continue reading “Coming and Going: “The Geometry of Wishes” by Randall Watson”
A common image of the writer is one where they sit with their laptop in an oversized, comfy chair, in front of a large picture window—with or without a sheer, gauzy window dressing of some kind, but either way, allowing entry for cheerful sunlight—a cup of steaming something, coffee, tea, on a small table beside them.
Taking a Look at Ephemera with Evana Bodiker
Contributing writer Savanah Burns recently interviewed the 2017 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize winner and author of Ephemera, Evana Bodiker.