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Greg Orr on the Making of Poems

February 20, 2006

Greg Orr, professor of Creative Writing at UVa, read on orginal essay, "On the Making of Poems" this afternoon on "This I Believe," a regular segment on NPR's "All Things Considered." The "This I Believe" project invites Americans from all walks of l [...]

The Seahawks Are Bad Poets, Too

February 9, 2006

Kerry Carter, former back-up running back for the Seattle Seahawks, has found something to fill his idle hours since being cut by the team before this season. He’s been writing poetry. This must-have gift for the Seahawks fan on your Valentine’s [...]

Neil Azevedo, Where Are You?

January 31, 2006

Five years ago, when I learned that Neil Azevedo—a former editor at Columbia University Press—was starting a literary press in Nebraska, I was delighted. Even if it was called Zoo Press, I’m a fourth-generation Nebraskan, so I wanted very much [...]

Arthur Sze Named Poet Laureate of Santa Fe

January 30, 2006

Congratulations to Arthur Sze on becoming the first Poet Laureate of Santa Fe. There's a very nice profile of Arthur in the Santa Fe Free New Mexican, and you can read one of his poems in the current issue of VQR. [...]