YES! I finally found an opportunity to use that wild headshot Adam Courtney took of me last year! So last night I wrote a list of things you should be experiencing this week. It went out with the Hyperallergic newsletter, so if you’re not subscribed, you won’t see it. But I will say, it features Adam Larsen’s movie Neurotypical …
This month I chose a poem by Shane Book for Hyperallergic. Shane & I attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop together, & I’ve always been impressed by his work in both the poetry & the human rights spheres. He’s also a filmmaker, so be on the lookout for his work in that medium in the future.
Blue Safari by Josh Bell continues to show why he should be considered one of our great poets. In other news, I threw open the windows to the whole apartment & cleaned for two days straight. I could live there, I thought, looking in the room I live in.
A new poem, in comic format, by Božičević up on Hyperallergic.
Be sure to check out the latest two poems I’ve chosen for publication at Hyperallergic. “The Last Day” by Debora Kuan from “Corsica Inside the Daughterhouse” by Paige Taggart
A few months ago, Hrag Vartanian, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic, approached me about serving as Poetry Editor of the online arts magazine/blog. Today marks my editorial debut, & I couldn’t be more thrilled. The inaugural poem is by Joanna Fuhrman, entitled “Poem for My 39th Birthday.” One of the great things about Hyperallergic is …