Paula Friedman

Paula Friedman is the author of the poetry chapbook Undreaming Landscapes (Aldrich Press, 2015). Her poems have been published in Prairie Schooner, the Michigan Quarterly Review, and Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, among others, and her book reviews have appeared in the New Criterion, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. She teaches at California College of the Arts in Oakland and San Francisco.


on The Quarry and The Birth-mark by Susan Howe

Susan Howe’s The Quarry includes ten previously uncollected essays, beginning with the most recently written “Vagrancies in the Park,” a gracious tribute to her favorite twentieth-century poet, Wallace Stevens. Covering diverse topics, The Quarry also includes a discussion of Hope Atherton’s captivity narrative and an extended contemplation of iconoclastic filmmaker Chris Marker’s documentaries, with the […]

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