Pages to Pixels interviews poet Brian Barker; discuss politics, poetry, publishing.
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Friday, 2 September 2011
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Pages to Pixels interviews Anne Valente, an award winning writer.
Wednesday, 17 August 2011
This post kicks off a new series on Pages to Pixels, “Journal Profiles”. In this series, popular online literary journals will be reviewed and explored in regards to mission, innovation, design, and intention. The first magazine to be reviewed is Guernica. Since its recent inception, Guernica, “A Magazine of Art and Politics,” has quickly risen [...]
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
In certain poems, I find a passion and excitement that creates an irresistible aura; as if the poet invokes an art that reaches––and destroys––the rigidity of the written word. In all the poetry I’ve read of his, Ricardo Maldonado exudes such a passion. With writing reminiscent, in parts, of the exuberance of American transcendentalism–certainly, America! [...]
Tuesday, 9 August 2011
The best translators bring the beautiful, subtle intricacies of a writer’s language to a forefront in their translations. They become poets of transition and unimaginable flexibility. Mary Ann Caws is such a translator. Her work––translations of a myriad of french writers––breathes with the original intention of each primary piece. Her writing is superseded only by [...]
Friday, 5 August 2011
This is definitely Michael Dickman, and not someone related to him. This interview is a continuation of my four part ‘conversation’ with esteemed poet Michael Dickman. The interview is conducted over e-mail, in such a way that we each become formally aware of the limitations and advantages of our discussion. Check out part one, here. [...]
Saturday, 30 July 2011
A good piece of fiction survives on contrasts; well-established divisions between characters, events, settings, and conflicts give the plot an alluring depth. Rarely, a story can exist and impress on drastic contrasts alone. The Dancing Plague by Benjamin Rybeck stands as such a story. On the surface The Dancing Plague, published in DIAGRAM, depicts a peculiar [...]
Monday, 25 July 2011
Pages to Pixels interviews J.T. Barbarese, an award-winning poet, whose work was recently featured in a May issue of the New Yorker.