by Jessica Fisher • from Bennington Review
Jessica Fisher is the author of two books of poetry: Frail-Craft, which won the 2006 Yale Younger Poets Prize, and Inmost (Nightboat Books, 2012).
Bennington Review aims to contribute distinctive style and substance to the national literary conversation through publishing sharp, unexpected, original poetry and prose...
Poetry & Fiction Workshops
The October Prize in Poetry
a residency/workshop for
writers, July 15-21, 2016
a single poem
Deadline: July 15th
"I seem to have a habit, almost a tic, of hearing what's around or just below ordinary phrases, whether my own or someone else's, of listening for surplus meaning or, on the other hand, for missing meaning ...." —Rae Armantrout MORE
- Alice Fulton
- Adrian C. Louis
- Stanley Plumly
- Ted Hughes, ed. Alice Oswald
- Mark Maire
- Patrick Moran
- Laverne Frith
- Jeffrey C. Alfier
- Bryan Borland
Audio recordings of events in our Readings & Conversations and In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series are available via podcast generally within one week of the event. Selected past Lannan events are also being released periodically in audio and/or video format. We also have rare video interviews with people such as Peter Reading and John Berger.
Margaret Atwood's "War Movie II" introduced by James Crews.
Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems, 1962-1972, by Alejandra Pizarnik, translated by Yvette Siegert, reviewed by Lowry Pressly.
Carol Rumens introduces Rod Mengham's "Repeat This."
Ted Kooser presents Jane Mead's "Passing a Truck Full of Chickens at Night on Highway Eighty."
Rebecca Foust introduces "They Came the Way the Flowers Do" by Jennifer Grotz.
Griffin Prize winner Norman Dubie chats with EJ Montini.
Owen Sheers remembers WWI poet David Jones, and his poem "In Parenthesis".
Michael Enright talks to Ben Lerner about The Hatred of Poetry.
"How Greek Drama Saved the City"
Rennie McQuilkin introduces poems by Dick Allen.
Ken Chen reviews Ben Lerner's The Hatred of Poetry.
Giles Harvey profiles Cynthia Ozick.
Alina Cohen talks with Kim Addonizio about her new collection of essays and more.
Anthony Madrid on an epigram by Anna Akhmatova and translation.
For the fiftieth anniversary of Basil Bunting's Briggflatts, August Kleinzahler on the origin of the poem.
Kaveh Akbar interviews Diane Seuss. MORE