Archive | November, 2008

Writing to their Higher Selves: Anthony Moore on Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell

Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Edited by Thomas Travisano with Saskia Hamilton. Farrar Straus Giroux, $45.

 “Please never stop writing me letters—they always manage to make me feel like my higher self (I’ve been re-reading Emerson) for several days.” – Letter #218, July 27, 1960.

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Scratched Surfaces

Reginald Gibbons, Fern Texts. Hollyridge Press Chapbook Series.

Rick Bursky, The Invention of Fiction. Hollyridge Press Chapbook Series.

Ian Randall Wilson, Theme of the Parabola. Hollyridge Press Chapbook Series

Poetry chapbooks are a strange breed, poetry’s awkward teenager.… continue reading...

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