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Poetry: 3 Poems by Carlina Duan

These three poems by Carlina Duan, demanding to be published together, intimately reveal family: “Portrait with Bok Choy in Pan” animates the kitchen, the cook’s tender art; “The Older Sister” aches with sibling affection; while “On Mackinac Island, I Cast…

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Grants and Awards — A Primer

Making a living as a poet is often a patchwork of incomes and professional opportunities. Publications of collections rarely are enough to support a life, so non-profits, universities, and government organizations have fortunately stepped in—we want to focus today on…

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Poetry: Ezekiel 37 by Sean McQuinney

The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones (Ezekiel 37) projects a mass resurrection of bones and death for the prophet Ezekiel—an incomprehensibly bold prophecy in today’s after-Auschwitz world, and one with which Sean McQuinney wrestles beautifully to find his voice…

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