Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful: An Interview with Dorothy Chan

...splitting time between writing, editing, teaching, and all things poetic is something Chan sees as a dream life, a fantasy come true. This idea–the true life fantasy–is something that often surfaces in her poetry whether that is creating the perfect array of dishes for a meal or the fetishization of [...]


A Review of Sweet & Low: Stories by Nick White

Time after time in Nick White’s second book, Sweet and Low, characters confront dilemmas they “haven’t yet found a language for.” In “Cottonmouth, Trapjaw, Water Moccasin” a solitary bigot is crushed underneath a wrecked lawnmower, bellowing impotently knowing “no one would hear him,” out alone in the country, abandoned by a [...]


How Things Mean: An Interview with Kevin Prufer

Kevin Prufer is the author of seven poetry collections and the recipient of numerous awards, including four Pushcart prizes, two William Rockhill Nelson awards, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared widely in journals such as Poetry, Paris Review, and The Southern Review. While working as a professor [...]