I didn't expect that; I knew she would pass soon and it didn't occur to me once, but it really, deeply does feel that way.
Julia was the core of something, a beating heart that moved a lot of psyches forward through momentum of poetry. Those psyches will continue to move forward, 'cause that's what psyches do, but they'll have to get used to a different torque, a slightly different engine propelling them.
Photo by Christopher Felver. At a time when American poetry was fixated on questions of subjectivity and form, Espada focused on the real world of politics and history. Maurya Simon.
Photo by Jamie Clifford. Maurya Simon has published ten full-length books of poetry, each one of them unique. Her most recent book, The Wilderness: New and Selected Poems, , appeared this year from Red Hen Press, complete with beautiful color illustrations of her ekphrastic "Weavers Series" poems, reproduced from the original paintings by Simon's mother, Baila Goldenthal.
She lives in Mt. One of my teachers, Austryn Wainhouse, the translator of De Sade first under the pseudonym Pieralassandro Casavini in Paris but later as a staple of Grove Press , inspired me on my first trip to Paris to make a pilgrimage to Shakespeare and Company just across from Notre Dame. Photo by Mark Savage. It's tough to keep track of the poet Cecilia Woloch.
In the spring, you'll find her teaching in a small college in Georgia. July finds her in that small cabin in the Carpathians, tracking down the mystery of her Roma grandmother.
The title of her first novel Sur la Route…perfectly captures Woloch's on-the-road lifestyle where travel and poetry interweave. When Larry Colker died this fall, of lung cancer undiagnosed until its late stage, the news did not sweep through the larger literary world.
No tribute appeared in The Los Angeles Times. My Account. By Fatimah Asghar.
Orphaned as a child, Fatimah Asghar grapples with coming of age and navigating questions of sexuality and race without the guidance of a mother or father. These poems at once bear anguish, joy, vulnerability, and compassion, while also exploring the many facets of violence: how it persists within us, how it is inherited across generations, and how it manifests itself in our relationships. Inventive, sad, gripping, and beautiful.
About the Author Fatimah Asghar is a nationally touring poet, performer, educator, and writer. Established in and edited by Denise Enck, Empty Mirror is an online literary magazine which publishes new work each Friday.
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