On Donald Revell, by Dan Beachy-Quick

On Donald Revell by Dan Beachy-Quick There’s a poem these days I keep turning back to, one recently discovered, whose gentle prism minds and reminds me what I love most about Donald Revell’s work. The poem is “Tools,” and in it, the “moon / in its coin of rainbow / called my name.” The moon […]

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“Shadows of Leaves”: Donald Revell by Richie Hofmann

“Shadows of Leaves”: Donald Revell by Richie Hofmann Donald Revell’s poems are weird and beautiful. Weird because they seem, at times, to resist simple narratives, to create meaning out of disparate images and statements. Weird because they celebrate strange and obscure (sometimes archaic, sometimes contemporary) objects and places and people and quotations in poems that […]

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Revell’s Restrictions in “A Setting” by Sarah Manguso

Revell’s Restrictions in “A Setting” by Sarah Manguso A Setting in memory of John Cheever There is nothing Orphic, nothing foreign. The deep greens of a suburban June, the lawns, the orientalia, are enough, for now, to make you sing. The deep greens of a suburban June drift from oriel to oriel and are enough, […]

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Donald Revell: A Short Travelogue, by Kevin Goodan

Donald Revell: A Short Travelogue by: Kevin Goodan   It has always been a secret little joy of mine to have books published by Alice James Books, not only because AJB is truly an amazing press, but also because they publish the books of Donald Revell. I have been an avid reader of Revell’s work […]

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Donald Revell’s “Essay: A Critical Memoir” featured in Publisher Weekly’s Book of the Week

Celebrate this exciting week with Donald Revell’s latest book, “Essay: A Critical Memoir,” which has been selected as Publisher Weekly’s Book of the Week. Congratulations, Donald! http://bit.ly/1NXulqV Read sample poems and learn more about Donald Revell’s AJB collections, here: http://bit.ly/1DbbZ28

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