Jack Underwood

The Interview: Jack Underwood

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Sarah Manguso

Friday Pick: Sarah Manguso’s “Siste Viator”

Sarah Manguso's second book of poetry, Siste Viator, is a book which makes writing poetry look easy and gives her readers the certain but illusive feeling that anything is possible in a poem.

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Friday Pick: Matthew Olzmann’s “Mezzanines”

Olzmann's big-hearted and often Yoda-like poems speak in a softly conversational tone, imparting intimacies, wisdom, and these are love letters to the world but a world he doesn't fully trust.

Europe

Friday Pick: Seven European Literary Journals You Should Know

B O D Y recommends seven European and British literary journals: Poetry London, Versal, Cerise Press, The Dark Horse, Poetry Salzburg, Blackbox Manifold and Cake.

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Friday Pick: Robert Bly’s “The Light Around The Body”

"The poems in The Light Around The Body are humane, visionary and have a sense of permanent relevance, a sense of an intense conscience and imagination at work..."

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Friday Pick: The News Clown by Thor Garcia

Reading Thor Garcia’s first novel The News Clown on the metro from Jiřího z Poděbrad to Skalka last week, I realized three things. The first was that I had been reading nonstop since my journey from work began at far off Nové Butovice. The second was that I had been snorting laughter through my nose the whole way. The third was that the old lady sitting opposite was now staring at me like I was dribbling and drinking Jelzin vodka from the bottle.

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