Daily Archives: February 14, 2018


Strange Lights: A Micro(inter)view with Matthew Rohrer & a Portfolio of New Poems, curated by Lisa Olstein

Matthew Rohrer’s poetry collections include Surrounded by Friends (Wave Books, 2015), Destroyer and Preserver (Wave Books, 2011), A Plate of Chicken (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), Rise Up (Wave Books, 2007), A Green Light (Verse Press, 2004), Satellite (Wave Books, 2001), and A Hummock in the Malookas (W. W. Norton, 1995), which was selected by Mary Oliver for the 1994 National Poetry Series. With Joshua Beckman, he […]


A FATHER AND HIS DAUGHTER IN THE LIVING ROOM OF A HOUSE IN THE SUBURBS by Ángelo Néstore, translated by Lawrence Schimel

    I look in your eyes, but you don’t recognize me, how long life seems to you in this tiny body, your dirty hair, just as dirty as your father’s. Oh, sweet girl with a wolf’s eyes, I’d tear my skin off to wrap you in it, girl-kalashnikov, how […]


from American Patriot by Jim Daniels & Charlee Brodsky

A Process Note “American Patriot” is a collaboration between the photographer Charlee Brodsky and the poet Jim Daniels. Brodsky and Daniels have been working together for nearly a dozen years and have published two books together, Street, winner of the Tillie Olsen Prize, and From Milltown to Malltown, and have […]


Exile II by Bronwyn Mills

http://www.tupeloquarterly.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MILLS-EXILE-II-copy.pdf   Bronwyn Mills received her MFA under poet James Tate (UMass, Amherst); her Ph.D. (Comparative Literature) under poet Kamau Brathwaite and novelist Ngugi wa Thiong’o at NYU; and was an Anais Nin Fellow. Besides New York, she has also lived in Istanbul, Turkey; La République du Bénin (where, on […]


Rhapsode II, Part II: Penelope by Emily Anderson & Jen Morris

A Process Note These videos are part of an ongoing collaboration between Emily Anderson (a poet) and Jen Morris (an artist based in photography). We met when we were both students at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Emily in Writing, Jen in Photography. Our collaboration began six […]


An Introduction to Garnett Kilberg Cohen by Tony Trigilio

  Garnett Kilberg Cohen’s “Space and Time, the Four Dimensions” is a warm, compelling meditation on our passage through that brief historical moment we call “our” time. I appreciate the way Cohen shapes a dramatic narrative that is simultaneously linear and associative. Each moment unfolds as if it could move […]