Stages of Reality: The Mind/Body Problem in Contemporary Poetry (on Selected Poems by Mark Strand; Selected Poems by Galway Kinnell; & PM/AM: New and Selected Poems by Linda Pastan)

Reinventing the Eclogues (on Against Our Vanishing: Winter Conversations with Allen Grossman on the The Ory and Practice of Poetry by Mark Halliday)

Why Johnny Shouldn’t Read (on What Was Literature? Class And Mass Society by Leslie Fiedler)

“Coalbrookdale at Night” by Phillipe Jacques de Loutherbourg

Stanley Plumly (1939–2019) authored ten collections of poems and four works of nonfiction. Elegy Landscape: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime, his most recent book, was published by W. W. Norton in 2018. His many honors and awards include an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Truman Capote Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. He was the founding director of the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Maryland, where he had been a professor of English since 1985. Middle Distance, a collection of poems he finished before his death, will be published by W. W. Norton in 2020.

Change of Address

The Object of Performance: Aesthetics in the Seventies

The Art of Becoming

Pattiann Rogers has published fourteen books of poetry, most recently Holy Heathen Rhapsody (Penguin, 2013), and a selection of her uncollected poems is forthcoming from Penguin/Random House in 2018. A gathering of 329 journals and magazines containing her poems was recently acquired by Texas Tech University and is housed in the Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community, and the Natural World.

Christine Falls

from “Old Wives Tale”