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Reading List: June 2016 June 16, 2016: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2016 issue share some books that held their interest. Howard Altmann In the humidity of the [...] by

I Have Taken a Farm at This Hard Rent January 11, 2016: “Chemotherapy is boring,” I’d warn people, and “cancer is terrifying but mostly banal,” and it was true, but by the time Juliana Spahr came to visit, I’d discovered cheap blonde wigs—my [...] by

‘Literature is against us’: In Conversation with Anne Boyer August 30, 2015: If you don’t know Anne Boyer’s work, you should. She’s a fierce intellect, tremendous poet, and laudable person. I’m grateful she spent time untangling my meandering [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

Sandra Simonds on Actually Reading Poems, and More! March 12, 2015: Today, Sandra Simonds has a new poem up at Berfrois, “Confessions,” and she’s also interviewed at Queen Mobs Teahouse, which includes the poet in a feature cutely ringing off the [...] by

Sing Along: Sandra Simonds at Boston Review May 14, 2014: They’re killin’ it! Sandra Simonds waxes quite poetically, at Boston Review. One night last July, the Tallahassee air full of the smell of semi-tropical rain and azaleas, drinking my [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by

Sandra Simonds on Elective Affinities December 17, 2013: New content from poet Sandra Simonds is up on Carlos Soto Roman’s Elective Affinities! Here she lists poets with whom she feels an affinity (it does go on, and includes Anne Boyer, Will [...] by

Sandra Simonds at Radio Free Albion December 26, 2012: Newly up on Radio Free Albion is this interview with poet Sandra Simonds. Set down your brimming glass of ‘nog and have a listen! by

Sandra Simonds on the Sonnet as Fascist Form? December 7, 2012: Sandra Simonds looks at the sonnet as a potentially fascist form for Best American Poetry. “Somewhere, supposedly, William Carlos Williams calls the sonnet ‘a Fascist form.’ Can [...] by