by Rae Armantrout • from Partly: New and Selected Poems, 20012015 • Wesleyan University Press
Rae Armantrout is professor emerita of writing at the University of California, San Diego, and the author of thirteen previous books of poetry.
Partly: New and Selected Poems, 20012015
You know when you look at a word until it means nothing and then, suddenly and at last, everything? The word is poetry. The poet is Rae Armantrout.
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John Yau reviews John Koethe's The Swimmer.
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Ted Kooser presents Sylvia Ross's "Marge's Shoes."
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Judith Wright's Collected Poems reviewed by Felicity Plunkett.
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Rachel Hadas's Questions in the Vestibule reviewed by Amy Lilly.
Joyce Carol Oates reads John Updike.
Ocean Vuong's Night Sky With Exit Wounds reviewed by Dan Lopez.
Anthony Madrid on "Porn Poetry."
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Kaveh Akbar interviews Philip Metres.
Andrew McCulloch introduces Dan Burt's "Worship."
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