Daniel Bosch is Director of the Writing Studio at Walnut Hill. His poems, reviews, and translations have appeared in Agni, Slate, Boston Review, Partisan Review, and other journals. His book Crucible appeared in 2002 from Handsel Books.

Letters to a Young Poet: Rilke’s Non-Correspondence School

“The letter that is sent is never the letter that is received.” —Lacan

As Reviewed By: Daniel Bosch

Rilke never held a teaching post. We have no cache of syllabi, no workshop guidelines, and though in his letters he expressed quite a lot of readerly enthusiasm, there is no definitive Rilkean reading list, no Rilkean curriculum.… continue reading...