About Randall Mann

Randall Mann has published poems and reviews in American Book Review, The New Republic, Poetry, The Paris Review, Verse, and Salmagundi. Complaint in the Garden, Randall Mann's first volume of poetry, is the year 2003 winner of the Kenyon Review Prize in Poetry for a First Book. He lives in San Francisco.


Randall Mann Has written the following articles:


Bland Ambition

Blind Huber by Nick Flynn. Graywolf Press, 2002; $14.00 (paper), 89 pp. As Reviewed By: Randall Mann Nick Flynn, who generated considerable buzz for his first collection, Some Ether, has followed it up with a project book about bees. Blind Huber is a sequence of little monologues (or “extracts,” as he calls them) in the […]

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The Etiology of Rafael Campo

by Rafael Campo. Duke University Press, 2002. $15.95 (paper). 88 pages. As Reviewed By: Randall Mann Grave things occur in Rafael Campo’s poems: AIDS, intolerance, exile, the inequities of the health-care system. One might applaud such ambition–that is, if the primary concern of Landscape with Human Figure were not to show the empathy and humanity […]

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