Toil

D. H. Lawrence and “The First Dummy American”

Scar

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.

Wood Violet & Common Mullein

The Bosom Serpent: Folklore and Popular Art

Mishipasinghan, Lumchipamudana, etc. & By One

Albert Goldbarth is the author of more than twenty-five books of poetry, most recently Selfish (2015), Everyday People (2012), and The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972–2007 (2007), all from Graywolf Press. He has twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry.

Van Gogh, “The Potato Eaters”

When My Father

Offerings