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Volume 28, Number 4
May/June 2007

Focus: New Lyric Poetry

Focus: New Lyric Poetry

Alan Michael Parker’s “Introduction to Focus: New Lyric Poetry”

Ravi Shankar reviews Julie Sheehan’s Orient Point

Cynthia Hogue reviews Alice Notley’s Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2005

Tony Barnstone reviews Erin Belieu’s Black Box

Christopher Bakken reviews Charles Wright’s Scar Tissue

Nicole Foreman reviews Jillian Weise’s The Amputee's Guide to Sex

Rebecca Hazelton reviews Matthew Zapruder’s The Pajamaist

David Graham reviews Terrance Hayes’ Wind in a Box

Feature: Writing on Writing

Lance Olsen reviews ed. Louis Armand’s Avant-Post: The Avant-Garde under “Post-” conditions

Brian Evenson reviews eds. Nigel Krauth and Tess Brady’s Creative Writing: Theory beyond Practice

Terry Caesar reviews Joni Cole’s Toxic Feedback: Helping Writers Survive and Thrive

Book Reviews

Nancy Cirillo reviews Helen C. Scott’s Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence

Christain Moraru reviews Raymond Federman’s Return to Manure and Retour au fumier. Récit nostalgique pour mon vieux chien Bigleux

Nina Di Leo translates Raymond Federman’s “Traitor to the Cause”

John Domini reviews Galsan Tschinag’s The Blue Sky

Thomas F. Dillingham reviews Charles Baudelaire’s The Flowers of Evil

Anis Shivani reviews ed. Sue Miller’s Best New American Voices 2007

Kevin Prufer reviews Richard Foerster’s The Burning of Troy

James Matthew Wilson reviews David Caplan’s Questions of Possibility: Contemporary Poetry and Poetic Form

Paula Koneazny reviews Nathalie Stephens’ Touch to Affliction

L. Timmel Duchamp reviews Joshua Cohen’s Cadenza for the Schneidermann Violin Concerto

Jeff Hamilton reviews Glenn Mott’s Analects on Chinese Screen

Leora Lev reviews eds. Davis Schneiderman and Phoenelia Yeer’s Multifesto: A Henri d’Mescan Reader

Haines Eason reviews Landis Everson’s Everything Preserved: Poems 1955-2005

Charles Marowitz reviews Stefan Kanfer’s Stardust Lost: The Triumph, Tragedy, and Mishugas of the Yiddish Theater in America

Rochelle Ratner reviews Barry Silesky’s This Disease

Ashley Makar reviews Dave Eggers’ What Is the What

Gibson Fay-LeBlanc reviews Jeffrey Harrison’s Incomplete Knowledge


Page 2-From the Editors

Picketing the Zeitgeist-The Mininovel and Negative Text by Yuriy Tarnawsky

Backlist-Laurel Blossom reviews D. H. Melhem’s New York Poems


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