CP Heiser talks to Alejandro Zambra about the Great Conspiracies of the family, who tells Chile’s story, and the rhythm of his novels.
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In 1948 W.H. Auden wrote that “The poetic imagination is not at all a desirable quality in a statesman.” Here, Stalin’s poetry offers proof positive.
Drik Gallery hosts the first ever Bangladesh Cartoon Fest, and The Dhaka Art Center features Samir Aich
Translator Clare Sullivan recounts her experiences with indigenous women poets in Oaxaca, Mexico. “The women I met are custodians of culture and of memory. In their poetry, as in their stories, they combine nurturing and insight with fierceness and fire.”
Console asks about “the historical Ben Lerner,” who both is and isn’t similar to his novel’s protagonist Adam Gordon.
This is the first in a series of poems, essays, stories, interviews, and other literary flotsam excerpted from small magazines and chapbooks from the last century. In 1967 Gene Detro interviewed poet Kenneth Patchen for what turned out to be the last time. That conversation appeared in a 1976 chapbook from Capra Press, and is now presented here, on Molossus.
Ciaran O’Driscoll is “a poet in confident possession and exercise of his craft. [His] poems do what good poems should do, widening and deepening the world for the rest of us.” This showcase of his work features eleven poems selected by Sudeep Sen.
Nathan French reviews the new Getty Publications facsimile reissue of Leonard Freed’s 1967 photo-essay classic Black in White America, declaring it a resonant history and relevant contemporary critique.
Scottish poet Alice Willinton reviews Fiona Sampson’s new collection of thirty-two “folk dances, with precise and intricate steps.”
Molossus is proud to present an exclusive new poem by Mathew Timmons, to accompany his most recent book, The New Poetics (Les Figues Press, $15). Read our most recent conversation with Timmons here, and our older conversation here.
Featuring Molossus editor David Shook, alongside Molossus-featured writers Aaron Kunin, Mathew Timmons, Douglas Kearney, Harold Abramowitz, and others, as well as 2010 Pulitzer winner Rae Armantrout, Lyn Hejinian, and many others!
Teun Voeten is not the first to document the lives of the people living in the tunnel systems of New York City. His newly updated account, Tunnel People, is unique, however, because of Voeten’s commitment not only to his craft, but also to the people.