“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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Cathy Linh Che reading at Four Way Books

Check out Cathy Linh Che’s poetry reading, along with Eugenia Leigh, R.A. Villanueva, and Ocean Vuong, at the Library of Congress on TODAY at 4 P.M. in Washington, DC. http://bit.ly/1MNLByg

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Matthew Olzmann’s Poems Featured on Qualm

Check out Matthew Olzmann’s excellent poems, “Letter to a Moth, Dying in a Light Fixture Outside” and “Daylight Container,” featured on Qualm: http://bit.ly/1bWKOhg For more poems by Matthew Olzmann, read a sample poem from his AJB collection, “Mezzanines,” here: http://bit.ly/AJBMO

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Anne Marie Macari’s Poem, “Bone,” Featured on Poetry Daily

Anne Marie Macari’s beautifully crafted poem, “Bone,” is featured on Poetry Daily. Read it here: http://bit.ly/1HV3Mkl For more poems by Anne Marie Macari, check out her AJB collection, “Gloryland,” here: http://bit.ly/GLORYLAND

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Claudia Keelan reading at The Poetry Center on 4/30

Join AJB’s Claudia Keelan, along with Rusty Morrison, for an afternoon of poetry at The Poetry Center in San Francisco, today at 4:30 P.M. http://on.fb.me/1IHKWfg Read a sample poem from Claudia Keelan’s AJB collections, “The Devotion Field,” and “Utopic” here: http://bit.ly/1IHL5PU

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Sally Wen Mao Reading at GW University Tonight

“Poet Sally Wen Mao treats words like clay. She molds them into new ideas, even as they retain their original meaning. Language is shaped and adapted in her hands.” Don’t miss a fantastic opportunity to hear Sally Wen Mao read from her debut collection, “Mad Honey Symposium,” at George Washington University, TONIGHT at 7:30 P.M. […]

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Joanna Fuhrman and Frannie Lindsay Poetry Reading Tonight in Cambridge

Don’t miss Joanna Fuhrman and Frannie Lindsay’s poetry reading tonight at 7 P.M. in Cambridge! http://on.fb.me/1NXCxaF Read a sample poem from Joanna Fuhrman’s AJB collection “Pageant,” here: http://bit.ly/JOPAGE

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Lisa Sewell Reading tonight at L’etage in Philadelphia

Don’t miss VPH’s reading, featuring Lisa Sewell, Suzanne Wise, and Jenn McCreary, tonight at 8 P.M. in Philadelphia. http://on.fb.me/1DJAr9W Read a sample poem from Lisa Sewell’s AJB collection, “The Way Out” here: http://bit.ly/1DbfIwG

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Annual Awards Ceremony with Cathy Linh Che

Celebrate Cathy Linh Che and “Split,” winner of the Norma Farber First Book Award, with the Poetry Society of America, on Thursday (4/16), at 7 P.M. in New York, NY. http://on.fb.me/1FD180J

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