Editor’s Feature

“Built a Fire, Did a Little Magic”: A Micro-(inter)-view with Timothy Donnelly – curated by Lisa Olstein

Timothy Donnelly is the author of The Problem of the Many (Wave Books, 2019), The Cloud Corporation (Wave Books, 2010), which won the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003). His chapbook Hymn to Life was recently published by Factory Hollow […]

“States of flailing and difficulty”: A Conversation with Prageeta Sharma about Writing and Grieving – curated by Cassandra Cleghorn

Prageeta Sharma is the author of the poetry collections Grief Sequence (Wave Books, 2019), Undergloom (Fence Books, 2013), Infamous Landscapes (Fence Books, 2007), The Opening Question (Fence Books, 2004), which won the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize, and Bliss to Fill (Subpress, 2000). She is the founder of the conference Thinking Its Presence: […]

A Vehement Rejoinder: An Interview with Conor Bracken – conducted by Zach Savich

  Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine (1941-1995) was an Amazigh Moroccan poet and writer and the co-founder of the avant-garde journal Souffles. The Cleveland State University Poetry Center has recently released his 1969 collection Soleil arachnide as Scorpionic Sun, in Conor Bracken’s translation. In his foreword, Pierre Joris connects Khaïr-Eddine to “a constellation […]

“Change life” as Rimbaud said—An Interview with French Poet Francis Combes—by Ming Di

Francis Combes’ books of poetry include La Fabrique du bonheur, Cause commune and La Clef du monde est dans l’entree a gauche. He has also published two novels and, with his wife Patricia Latour, Conversation avec Henri Lefebvre. He is a founder of the radical publishing cooperative, Le Temps des Cerises, and was for […]

“The Lost World of Ended Summers”: A Conversation with Gregory Spatz and a New Short Story – curated by Kristina Marie Darling

Gregory Spatz’s most recent book publication is a collection of connected novellas and stories, What Could Be Saved (Tupelo Press, 2019). Previous books include the short story collection Half as Happy and the novel Inukshuk. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The New England Review, Kenyon Review, Glimmer […]

What about an Internet Poetics?: A conversation with Chris Campanioni & William Lessard

Note: This interview is an attempt to capture the informal exchange Chris Campanioni and I have been having the past several years. Chris is a writer and editor whose work has long interested me because he has made the digital an integral part of what he does. Rather than designating […]

Painting at the Limits: An Interview with Tom Henry about Physical Limits, Emotional Release and the Artistic Embrace of Unevenness – curated by Cassandra Cleghorn

Tom Henry is a recent graduate from Maryville University, where he majored in art and studied with mentors Scott Angus, professor of photography, John Baltrushunas, professor of design, and Dana Levin, professor of poetry. For more info see truthofmay.com Dana Levin has this to say about Tom Henry: “Over many […]

“To mirror-write again”: A Conversation with Amit Majmudar & Jane Zwart About Collaboration – Curated by Kristina Marie Darling

  Amit Majmudar is a novelist, poet, translator, essayist, and diagnostic nuclear radiologist. Majmudar’s latest books are Godsong: A Verse Translation of the Bhagavad-Gita, with Commentary (Knopf, 2018) and the mythological novel Sitayana (Penguin Random House India, 2019). Jane Zwart teaches English at Calvin University, where she also co-directs the […]