“Even Sincerity”: On the Viability of the Self in Contemporary Poetry (on One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America by Dan Chiasson; Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems by Joy Katz and Kevin Prufer; and American Poets in the 21st Century: The New Poetics by Claudia Rankine and Lisa Sewell)

Kevin Clark’s Self-Portrait with Expletives (LSU Press, 2010) won the Pleiades Press contest. His most recent chapbook, The Wanting (2016), won the Five Oaks Press contest. Clark’s writing appears in such places as the Antioch Review, Crazyhorse, The Georgia Review, the Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and the Southern Review.