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Reading List: October 2013 October 3, 2013: [caption id="attachment_74345" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Adam Bateman installation[/caption] The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Here are some recommendations from the poets and writers in our October [...]
Heather Christle’s Dream Home Features Ben Hersey January 18, 2013: Heather Christle is this week's featured blogger over at Best American Poetry. In a recent post, Christle opens up about tunneling back into nineties' computer-game mainstay King's Quest V, Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder (we played it too!), but perhaps even more remarkably, she introduces us to the Western Massachusetts poet and performer [...]
“Titles are so various, like hats”: A Micro-Interview with Heather Christle September 5, 2012: Heather Christle, winner of this Year's Believer Poetry Award, took part in this micro-interview over at their website. They talk, for the most part, about titles. That's a fun angle. A sample: THE BELIEVER: Your poems have surprising titles. How do you go about titling a poem? HEATHER CHRISTLE: I wait to title a poem until after [...]
Kathleen Rooney Reviews Heather Christle’s New Collection July 27, 2012: Over at Coldfron, Kathleen Rooney is a bit weary in this review of Heather Christle's What is Amazing. Although she draws attention to the poems' "Zen-like quality," Rooney walks away from the collection less enlightened and more "meh." Rooney does have some praise for What is Amazing, but she's quick to deflate this praise when she writes, [...]
Brandon Shimoda & Taiwanese Students Video-Chat Dorothea Lasky and Heather Christle June 27, 2012: Wow: Poet Brandon Shimoda recently interviewed, with the help of a group of Tawainese students, Dorothea Lasky and Heather Christle, who are in Florence, Italy, and Stonington, Connecticut, respectively. "I think both Heather and Dottie were visiting us from haunted locations, though the nature of each location’s being haunted was not [...]
“I can’t imagine having words tattooed on me”: An Interview with Heather Christle June 13, 2012: It's been a busy week for Heather Christle. But she still had time to take part in an interview with Virginia Konchan for Michigan Quarterly Review, in which she talks about the aphoristic possibilities of her work via the idea of readers tattooing lines of her poetry on their bodies: John Darnielle said of The Trees The Trees: “If [...]
Heather Christle on PBS News Hour June 12, 2012: Heather Christle's "Je m'appelle Ivan" is the weekly poem on PBS News Hour's Art Beat. Check it out! Text and audio here.
Heather Christle Wins The Believer Poetry Award May 2, 2012: Congratulations to Heather Christle for winning the second annual The Believer Poetry Award! From their site: Behind each of Christle’s poems is the question of what it means to be human today, in this strange-getting-stranger world. Identities flash like mirages across the speaker of these poems—here she is as a bear “with a head [...]
Casually Incandescent: Believer Poetry and Book Awards Awarded May 1, 2012: The Believer has announced some winners in the world of letters! Firstly, congratulations to Heather Christle, whose book The Trees The Trees has earned her the second-annual Believer Poetry Award. They write of Christle: “Here is the hand / here is the hand / on my face / it’s not my hand / it’s a beautiful day,” writes Heather [...]
What is Amazing is Watching Heather Christle Make a List Poem Out of Re-tweets Starting with the Phrase “What is Amazing” March 22, 2012: Check out Heather Christle's Twitter account. She's doing this, obviously, in honor of her amazing new book What is Amazing. Her handle: @heatherchristle. Go go go! And go, Heather!