Kristina Marie Darling

Kristina Marie Darling is the author of seventeen books, which include Melancholia (An Essay) (Ravenna Press, 2012), Petrarchan (BlazeVOX Books, 2013), and a forthcoming hybrid genre collection called Fortress (Sundress Publications, 2014). Her awards include fellowships from Yaddo, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, as well as grants from the Kittredge Fund and the Elizabeth George Foundation. She is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Poetics at S.U.N.Y.-Buffalo.


“‘Poetry has a way of collapsing distance’: A Conversation with Maya Pindyck,” Curated by Kristina Marie Darling

Maya Pindyck is an interdisciplinary artist/poet, educator, and scholar. Her latest poetry collection, Emoticoncert, was published by Four Way Books in 2016. She is also the author of Friend Among Stones, winner of the Many Voices Project Award (New Rivers Press), and Locket, Master, selected for a Poetry Society of […]


“‘All my conceptions are misconceptions’: A Conversation with Joshua Marie Wilkinson,” curated by Kristina Marie Darling “

Joshua Marie Wilkinson grew up in Seattle and lives in Tucson. He’s written a book called Meadow Slasher (Black Ocean 2017) and some others, too. With Lisa Wells,he runs a press called Letter Machine Editions and a journal called The Volta. He teaches creative writing, literature, and film at the […]


‘Appropriating the name of Greek women warriors’: A Conversation with Denise Duhamel, curated by Kristina Marie Darling

    Denise Duhamel’s most recent book of poetry is Scald (Pittsburgh, 2017). Blowout (Pittsburgh, 2013) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other titles include Ka-Ching! (Pittsburgh, 2009); Two and Two (Pittsburgh, 2005); Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems (Pittsburgh, 2001); The Star-Spangled […]


‘An Archive of Confessions’: A Conversation with Joshua Clover, curated by Kristina Marie Darling

    Joshua Clover is author of six books including poetry, cultural history, and political theory; he’s been translated into ten languages. His most recent books are the poetry collection Red Epic (Commune Editions 2015) and Riot.Strike.Riot: The New Era of Uprisings (Verso 2016), a political economy of insurrection and […]


“Daughters live in places the men cannot access”: A Conversation with Lindsey Drager, curated by Kristina Marie Darling

    Lindsey Drager is the author of The Lost Daughter Collective (Dzanc, forthcoming 2017) and The Sorrow Proper (Dzanc, 2015), winner of the 2016 Binghamton University John Gardner Fiction Award and recipient of Silver in the 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award in Literary Fiction. She is an […]


“The beginning of a darkness that descends”: A Conversation with Matthew Rohrer, curated by Kristina Marie Darling

Matthew Rohrer is the author of several books of poems, including Surrounded By Friends and the forthcoming novel-in-verse The Others, both published by Wave Books. In November 2016, I had a chance to ask Matthew a few questions about experiments with received forms, improvisation, and collaborative texts.   Kristina Marie […]


An Introduction to Henk Rossouw by Kristina Marie Darling

    Henk Rossouw’s Xamissa is unlike any other literary work I’ve encountered before. Moving gracefully between prose poems, lyric fragments, typography, and gorgeously rendered handwritten passages, Rossouw offers a text that is gratifying in its rich textures, its intricate layering, and its vibrant soundscapes. Beautifully fractured and purposefully elusive, […]