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“The Bravery to Accept Normal Life”: John Wall Barger Interviews Luke Stromberg about his New Book The Elephant’s Mouth

By On January 23, 2023

Over at Heavy Feather Review you can read an interview by Luke Stromberg by fellow poet and E-Verse accomplice John Wall Barger (Luke is the poetry editor for E-Verse and I co-host… Read More

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“Lost Glove” by Charles Simic

By On January 10, 2023

Charles Simic, a Serbian-American poet and former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, has died at the age of 84. He is the author of many books… Read More

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“Ordinary Day” by Christine Yurick

By On January 5, 2023

Christine Yurick is the founding editor of Think Journal. Her chapbook At the End of the Day and Other Poems is available from Kelsay Books. … Read More

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“A Christmas Hymn” by Richard Wilbur

By On December 25, 2022

Richard Wilbur was one of the leading American poets of his generation and an acclaimed literary translator. He is author of many books, including poetry collections, such as Things of the World… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox (Solstice Edition!), Featuring Sunil Iyengar, Luke Stromberg, and Hugh Sheehy

By On December 12, 2022

Join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction by Sunil Iyengar (from Washington DC), Hugh Sheehy (from New York City) and local legend Luke Stromberg (Upper Darby!), upstairs at Fergie’s… Read More

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“The Pumpkin” by John Greenleaf Whittier

By On November 23, 2022

Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun, The vines of the gourd and the rich melon run, And the rock and the tree and the cottage enfold, With broad… Read More

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“The Haunted Palace” by Edgar Allan Poe

By On October 31, 2022

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is… Read More

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“Too Late” by Gerald Stern

By On October 30, 2022

The American poet Gerald Stern has passed away. Some of his noteworthy books of poetry include Galaxy Love (W. W. Norton, 2017); American Sonnets (W. W. Norton, 2002); This Time: New and… Read More

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“Poetry 101” by Susan Delaney Spear

By On October 3, 2022

Susan Delaney Spear is an associate professor of English at Colorado Christian University. She is the author of Beyond All Bearing (Resource, 2018) and the co-author of Learning the Secrets of English… Read More

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“Remains” by Susan Delaney Spear

By On August 8, 2022

Susan Delaney Spear is an associate professor of English at Colorado Christian University. She is the author of On Earth... (Resource, 2022), Beyond All Bearing (Resource, 2018) and the co-author of Learning… Read More

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“Vertebrate” by Ernest Hilbert in 32 Poems

By On August 2, 2022

My poem "Vertebrate," which will appear in my book Storm Swimmer (UNT Press, 2023) is in the new issue of the astoundingly good magazine 32 Poems (No. 39, Spring Summer 2022). Many… Read More

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“Woodstock ’69” by George Green

By On August 2, 2022

George Green’s book, Lord Byron’s Foot, won the New Criterion Prize, The Poet’s Prize, and an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His poems have appeared in ten… Read More

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“1971” by Donald Justice

By On July 4, 2022

Donald Justice was an American poet and professor. He won the Lamont Poetry Prize for his debut collection Summer Anniversaries in 1961, the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1980 for his Selected… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with an Evening of Poetry in Translation, Featuring Dorothy Tse, James Shea, and Ryan Wilson

By On June 21, 2022

Please join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction by Dorothy Tse, James Shea, and Ryan Wilson, upstairs at Fergie’s Pub, hosted by Philly-favorite, poet John Wall Barger, and series creator, Ernest… Read More

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“Memorial Rain” by Archibald MacLeish

By On May 30, 2022

Archibald MacLeish was an American poet, journalist, public servant, and professor. He attended Yale University and enlisted for action in World War I. MacLeish later attended Harvard Law School and practiced law… Read More

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“Alchemericana” by Ernest Hilbert

By On April 28, 2022

My poem "Alchemericana" appears alongside another of my poems, "Little Cause," in the latest issue of THINK magazine, Winter/Spring 2022, volume 12.1. … Read More

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“I Have A Vast Traumatic Eye” by Tennessee Williams

By On April 8, 2022

Tennessee Williams is recognized as one of the most important American playwrights of the 20th Century. He is the author of such classics as A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Cat on a… Read More

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“In Paradisum” by Ernest Hilbert Appears in Philadephia Stories Magazine

By On March 25, 2022

My poem “In Paradisum,” which will appear next year in my book Storm Swimmer, appears in the Winter 2022 issue of Philadelphia Stories magazine, available at dozens of cafes, bookstores, and libraries… Read More

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“Ode to Almost-Silence” by Marjorie Maddox

By On March 2, 2022

Professor of English and Creative Writing at Lock Haven University, Marjorie Maddox has published thirteen collections of poetry, including Transplant, Transport, Transubstantiation (Yellowglen Prize), Begin with a Question (Paraclete), and Heart Speaks,… Read More

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“The Wedding Gown” by Alexis Sears

By On February 27, 2022

Alexis Sears is the author of Out of Order, winner of the 2021 Donald Justice Poetry Prize. David Yezzi writes of the book that “her poems draw blood. It’s hard to think… Read More

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“Pandemical #11” by Charlotte Innes

By On February 24, 2022

Charlotte Innes is the author of the chapbook, Twenty Pandemicals (Kelsay Books, 2021) and Descanso Drive, a book of poems, also from Kelsay Books. Her poems have appeared in The Hudson Review,… Read More

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“Moon Over Indianapolis” by Katy Giebenhain

By On February 22, 2022

Katy Giebenhain is a poet advocating for access to essential medicines. She is the author of Sharps Cabaret (Mercer University Press), winner of the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry.… Read More

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All-Star Lineup for E-Verse Equinox AWP Reading at UArts!

By On February 21, 2022

-Verse Equinox reading series has teamed up with Baltimore's HOT L reading series for an AWP blowout at the University of the Arts, featuring a star-studded cast of readers and no fewer… Read More

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“Rare Species” by J.D. Smith

By On January 12, 2022

J.D. Smith has published two collections of poetry in 2021: the light verse collection Catalogs for Food Lovers and the free verse collection Glenn Danzig Carries Cat Litter. His first fiction collection,… Read More

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“Autumn Day” by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Ryan Wilson

By On January 10, 2022

Ryan Wilson is the author of The Stranger World, winner of the Donald Justice Poetry Prize, and How to Think Like a Poet, and he is co-editor, along with April Linder, of the forthcoming… Read More

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“The House of Christmas” by G.K. Chesterton

By On December 24, 2021

G. K. Chesterton was one of the most beloved and prolific authors of the twentieth century. He wrote dozens of popular books on a variety of topics and thousands of essays. His… Read More

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“In Love and War” by Ashley Anna McHugh

By On December 21, 2021

Ashley Anna McHugh won the New Criterion Poetry Prize with her debut collection, Into These Knots. Poems from her new manuscript, How to Burn, have most recently appeared in PN Review, Literary… Read More

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“Christmas” by John Betjeman

By On December 10, 2021

"So far from being the laureate of a few private fads, Betjeman goes further than anyone else towards summarising 'Dear old, bloody old England. Of telegraph poles and tin' simply because no… Read More

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“Thanksgiving” by Kenneth Koch

By On November 25, 2021

"The funniest serious poet we have." - David Lehman… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Welcomes Eduardo C. Corral, Spencer Short, and Cameron MacKenzie for Our Winter Event at Fergie’s Pub

By On November 15, 2021

Please join us for an evening of poetry by Eduardo C. Corral, Spencer Short, and Cameron MacKenzie upstairs at Fergie's Pub. … Read More