Submitted by Claire Harlan-Orsi on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 15:17
This series introduces you to the people who are reading your stuff
Daniel Nyikos was born in Germany to Hungarian parents and raised in America. He has an MA from Utah State University in English with a Creative Writing emphasis, and is pursuing a PhD in the same at UNL. He has been published in American Life in Poetry. When he was young he wanted to be a fighter pilot, a dinosaur or a writer and is still holding out hope for the first two.
How would you describe yourself, as a reader and writer?
Submitted by Claire Harlan-Orsi on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:07
A Multimedia Supplement to Nance Van Winckel's Fall Issue poem!
PS Fall 2012 contributor Nance Van Winckel calls her original photo/poem/video collages "pho-toems." Watch the one she made for her poem "The Set-Aside that Becomes the Swept-Aside," which is featured in the Fall 2012 Issue of Prairie Schooner.
Submitted by Claire Harlan-Orsi on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 15:35
An Interview with Poet Catherine Pierce
This interview is the third in the Crooked Letter Interview Series hosted by Prairie Schooner’s Southern Correspondent, James Madison Redd. On October 2nd, 2012, he met with poet Catherine Pierce at Mississippi State University. The following is an excerpt from their meeting.
Submitted by Claire Harlan-Orsi on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 10:33
This new series introduces you to the people who are reading your stuff
JeffAlessandrelli is the author of the little book Erik Satie Watusies His Way Into Sound (Ravenna Press, 2011) and the chapbook Don’t Let Me Forget To Feed the Sharks (Poor Claudia, 2012). He currently lives in Lincoln, NE, where he co-curates The Clean Part Reading Series with Trey Moody. Recent poetry by him appears or will appear in Gulf Coast, Salt Hill, Redivider and Boston Review.
How would you describe yourself as a reader and writer?
Submitted by Claire Harlan-Orsi on Sat, 10/20/2012 - 16:06
A Visit from TJ Dema
TJ Dema, a Botswana-based poet and current University of Iowa International Writing Program fellow, came to UNL last week to give a spoken word performance and Q&A (during which she made the titular pronouncement). Dema runs Sauti Arts and Performance Management managing contemporary and traditional poets, vocalists, and instrumentalists. She has performed for a number of African heads of state, been commissioned to write for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee, and shared poetry in France, Denmark, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Malawi as well as her home country.
You can also check out Dema's essay on the state of the womb for the recent issue of FUSION!
Daniel A. Olivas on "Latino/a Literature in the Classroom: Twenty-first-century approaches to teaching": "the first volume of its type" .. "scholarly yet practical" .. "there's little doubt this volume will become a mainstay" .. click here to read!
12/7/16-- Michael Lindgren reviews Anne Boyer's freewheeling book of prose poetry "Garments Against Women", a text that improvises on themes of feminist identity, precarity, illness, the nature of capital, and the twin poles of production and consumerism.