Jane Zwart

The Consolations by Jane Zwart

    What does one do with the pond that drowns a child? Beyond the obvious things, I mean.   Of course the cops should circle the water in yellow, beginning where the child entered   the mirror and stretching the ribbon sapling to sapling, waist-high. And if no one […]

Muscling Meaning into Days: A Review of Adam Clay’s To Make Room for the Sea

In the poem “Understories,” Adam Clay writes, “Say observation / is the kindest of all actions,” and, in context, these lines are less a command than an experiment—which is good, because I think experience disproves the hypothesis: there are greater kindnesses than observation. At the same time, observation is a […]

“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 […]