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If the Sky Darkens: Mental Illness, Poetic Difficulty, & Amelia Rosselli’s War Variations November 7, 2016: I first encountered the work of Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) in 2006. I had been a loyal customer of Green Integer Editions, which publishes pocket-sized books by a range of international poets. I [...] by

Carina del Valle Schorske on Feminist Potential of Poetic Voice(lessness), Literary Circuit’s Treatment of Translators, More November 2, 2016: Carina del Valle Schorske’s “On the Perilous Potential of Feminist Silence” discusses Clarice Lispector, Alejandra Pizarnik, and “poetic voice(lessness).” Believe it or [...] by

Sounds Her Depths: Reviewing Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 October 18, 2016: Jon Curley reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 (New Directions, 2016) by Alejandra Pizarnik, translated by Yvette Siegert, for Hyperallergic. About her, he writes: A translator [...] by

Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness Reviewed at LARB June 27, 2016: At LARB, Lowry Pressly reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972 by Alejandra Pizarnik (New Directions, 2016), noting that it was during the years of “inner turmoil, personal [...] by

The Vanishing Act March 10, 2016: I have been thinking of ways in which writers have vanished—the way they have vanished themselves from the literary world and from the world itself. I have been thinking, specifically, of how [...] by

Johannes Göransson Reviews Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness at Boston Review February 25, 2016: Today at Boston Review, Johannes Göransson walks us through Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972, translated by Yvette Siegert and published by New [...] by

The Translation Process of Pizarnik’s Diana’s Tree August 28, 2015: Last fall, the publication of Yvette Siegert’s translation of Argentine poet Alejandra Pizarnik’s “canonical poetry collection” Diana’s Tree (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014, [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

Let Melancholy Not Be Diluted by Cheap Optimism: Santiago Vizcaíno’s Destruction in the Afternoon July 16, 2015: Destruction in the Afternoon (Lavender Ink 2015), by “one of Ecuador’s finest poets,” Santiago Vizcaíno, is reviewed at Entropy. “Against the grain of this [U.S. cultural] [...] by

Music and Literature Issue #6 is Here! May 21, 2015: Hello, it’s here! The sixth issue of Music & Literature is (at last!) in the world, with highlights including poetry by Argentinian writer, Alejandra Pizarnik with an appreciation of her [...] by