“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 is the author of two collections of poetry: Self-Portrait with Expletives (2010), winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize from Pleiades Press, and In the Evening of No Warning (2002). His most recent chapbook, The Wanting, won the 2016 Five Oaks Press contest. A regular critic for The Georgia Review, Clark has also published work in Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, and the Southern Review.