The Singing Trees of Byleah, Georgia

Letter from Oxford, Mississippi

Leonardo’s Dream

What the Wing Says

David Swanger has published four books of poetry, two chapbooks, and poems in various anthologies and journals. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council. His most recent book, Wayne’s College of Beauty (2006), won the John Ciardi Poetry Prize.

Community and Identity: Redefining Southern Culture

on Listening to Mozart by Charles Wyatt

on Housekeeping in a Dream by Laura Kasischke

on Museums of the Mind: Magritte’s Labyrinth and Other Essays in the Arts by Ellen Handler Spitz

Avoiding the Avid Copiers: Six Recent Chapbooks (on Rooms by the Sea by Mary Ann Samyn; News of Loss by Robert DeMott; The Country’s Way with Rain by Margot Fortunato Galt; The Family Way by Richard Frost; Shorelines by Peter Makuck; and Ribbon Around a Bomb by Lucinda Grey)