Poetry News, Reviews & Special Features:
- A Poetry Daily Prose Feature:
"Deep down, in the darkest part of the heart, no matter how modest we
have become or profess to be, doesn't every writer - woken in the middle
of the night for an immediate Yes or No - wish for Fame?" From Fugue:
Christopher Buckley's "Fame & Fortune, or, I am not Christopher Buckley"
- In the News....
- "Do I contradict myself? Very well then..."
- Not just for specialists:
- "He was no teddy bear."
- Once more unto the breach, dear friends:
- "Microwave biography at its worst":
- "Plenty of attitude... as well as the skill to back it up":
- Poet's Choice:
- "We are in a border time..."
- Alberto Ríos talks about his work and his most recent collection, The Theater of Night. (From the Online NewsHour.)
- "'English is exhausted'... but you use whatever you have in your magic hat":
- Vincent Woods talks with Ulster writer Tom Mac Intyre about his new collection ABC. (Audio from RTÉ Radio 1 and Rattlebag.)
- The Staircase Poetry Project:
- Vincent Woods talks with Caoimhín Corrigan, Arts Officer for Co Leitrim, and poet Alice Lyons about a project joining poetry and visual arts. (Audio from RTÉ Radio 1 and Rattlebag.)
- Yet once more, O ye laurels:
- David Biespiel reflects on the tradition of elegies for fellow poets and introduces Seamus Heaney's "Stern". (From The Oregonian.)
- "To dodge the curst conceit o' bein' richt":
- New Arrivals:
- These just in... Highlighted titles may be purchased from Poetry Daily / Amazon.com. A complete list of all books and journals recently received at Poetry Daily is also available.
- Scar Tissue, Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
- This Far from the Source, Neil Shepard (Mid-List Press)
- Shell Island, Ian Parks (The Waywiser Press)
- Brother Salvage, Rick Hilles (University of Pittsburgh Press)
- Kitchen Heat, Ava Leavell Haymon (Louisiana State University Press)
- More Wordworks, Richard Kostelanetz (Talisman House)
- Famous, Kathleen Flenniken (University of Nebraska Press)
- The Magical Breasts of Britney Spears, Ryan G. Van Cleave (Red Hen Press)
- Garnet Lanterns, Sally Rosen Kindred (The Anabiosis Press)
- She Alone, John Menaghan (Salmon Publishing/Dufour Editions)
- Vision Mixer, Duncan Forbes (Enitharmon Press/Dufour Editions)
- On Two Shores, Mutsuo Takahashi (Dedalus Press/Dufour Editions)
- The Cut of the Light, Jeremy Hooker (Enitharmon Press/Dufour Editions)
- The Anteroom of Paradise, Bruce Bond (Silverfish Review Press)
- Landscape with Silos, Deborah Bogen (Texas Review Press)
- Nota Bene Poems: A Journey, Stephen Bett (Ekstasis Editions)
- The Book of Korean Poetry: Songs of Shilla and Koryo, t. and ed. Kevin O'Rourke (University of Iowa Press)
- Admit the Peacock, Rebecca Kaiser Gibson (Roundy Wells Press)
- Inside the Exhibition, Rebecca Kaiser Gibson (Roundy Wells Press)
- Recent Anthologies, etc.
- Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World's Most Popular Poetry Website, Diane Boller, Don Selby, Chryss Yost, ed.s (Sourcebooks)
- 100 Essential Modern Poems, ed. Joseph Parisi (Ivan R. Dee)
- Six Modernist Moments in Poetry, David Young (University of Iowa Press)
- Poetry Speaks to Children (book & CD), ed. Elise Paschen (Sourcebooks)
- Poetry Speaks 2006 Calendar: A Year of Great Poems and Poets (box set) (Sourcebooks)
- The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry, Arnold Rampersad, Hilary Herbold, ed.s (Oxford University Press)
- The Best American Poetry 2005, Paul Muldoon and David Lehman, ed.s (Scribner)
- The Wake Forest Series Of Irish Poetry, Volume One (Harry Clifton, Dennis O'Driscoll, David Wheatley, Sinéad Morrissey, and Caitríona O' Reilly), ed. Jefferson Holdridge (Wake Forest University Press)
- Disappearing Ink: Poetry at the End of Print Culture, Dana Gioia (Graywolf Press)
- 2006 Poets Market, Nancy Breen, ed. (Writers Digest Books)
- To Sound Like Yourself: Essays on Poetry, W. D. Snodgrass (BOA Editions, Ltd.)
- Poetry Speaks: Hear Great Poets Read Their Work from Tennyson to Plath, Elise Paschen & Rebekah Presson Mosby, ed.s (Sourcebooks)
- Past Features:
- Original articles, interviews, selections from special collections and journal issues, and more....