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“What remains in the aftermath of emotional tragedy is worth claiming”: In conversation with Keetje Kuipers

Jonathan Plays in the Key of E Which makes me weep. Which makes me press my face into the bear skin rug. Makes me remember my body’s shadow crossing the shallows of the lake. Could I touch bottom? Reach the lowest point and find my footing there? Around me, everything divines a way of making

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July 28, 2014

A General Un-Understanding: On Carl Adamshick’s Curses and Wishes

Curses and Wishes Louisiana State University Press, 2011. Reviewed by Kara Candito “May the defilement of hope be a coronation,” writes Carl Adamshick in “Even Though,” the opening poem in his debut collection. Spare, image-driven, and constantly negotiating between the poles of celebration and lamentation; solitude and communal allegiance; and memory and oblivion, Curses and

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December 26, 2012

Kara Candito’s Taste of Cherry

Welcome to Late Night Library’s first podcast! This episode features Kara Candito’s debut poetry collection, Taste of Cherry, published by University of Nebraska Press. Kara’s collection was the winner of the 2008 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. Listen here… PURCHASE TASTE OF CHERRY HERE About Kara Candito: Kara Candito  is the author of Taste of Cherry (University of Nebraska

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April 30, 2011

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