The Sultan of Nonsense

Cody Walker
February 5, 2016
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Last week, on this blog, I asked a question that I didn’t try to answer: “Where is the great nonsense of our time?” Might it be found in the lines of Loren Goodman? I’ve taught Famous Americans, Goodman’s 2003 debut…

“And since I’m the one writing it . . .”

Dora Malech
February 2, 2016
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After Saturday’s orientation, Monday evening was the first official joint meeting of Writers in Baltimore Schools high school students and Johns Hopkins University undergrads collaborating on the  Community-Based Learning course “Poetry & Social Justice.” The young writers brainstormed potential questions and then…

Why We Chose It

G.C. Waldrep
February 1, 2016
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Hugh Behm-Steinberg’s poems “Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks” and “Red-Breasted Nuthatches” appear in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review. A few years ago, Joshua Corey and I were in the thick of editing The Arcadia Project. At some point—I don’t…

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