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Jerome Charyn – A Loaded Gun

In his latest book, A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century (Bellevue Literary Press), Jerome Charyn dispenses quickly with the image of a virginal, reclusive “Belle of Amherst” in favor of a more seductive and subversive Emily Dickinson, “fierce–and cruel,” who wielded language as a tool, plaything, and weapon. In the pursuit of

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March 28, 2016

“I lose my bearings, happily, in the face of it”: A conversation with Sasha Steensen

Early on in Sasha Steensen’s House of Deer (Fence Books, 2014), she writes, “as you know, unspoken thoughts rot.” It is this awareness of the natural and inevitable patterns that we are subject to, despite the human way we manipulate our futures based on our values and desires, that makes this book worth reading. By

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August 4, 2014

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