Poetic Process

Explicating the Poetic Process

Amy Nawrocki creates and assesses a poem inspired by a misspelling and a snake in her basement.

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The Contemporary Haiku

In reality, haiku is fresh, exciting, abstract, and quite often filled with whimsy.

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Poetry and News

Rediscovered literary journals and the power of art to give voice.

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Knowing “Bill” Knott

Knowing Knott, from Tiger Bark Press, is a tribute not only to Bill Knott’s poetry but also to the man himself.

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A Poet’s Inspiration: Place as Fluidity

Poet and WTP contributor Lisa Stice contemplates how the context of her life has influenced what she writes about and how she writes her poetry.

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Review: Salena Godden’s LIVEwire

Jo Ely reviews Salena Godden’s album, Live Wire, a is a thoughtful compilation of Godden’s poetry performances in theatre and festivals from over the years.

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Poetry: “Not for the Fame Hungry”

Adapted from the introduction to Godden’s collection of poetry,  Fishing in the Aftermath.

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The Broadsided Press Story

Elizabeth Bradfield founded Broadsided Press with the mission to get poetry back in the public sphere.

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A Visit With Donald Hall

Joyce Peseroff pens a tribute to Donald Hall and the house that raised his family as well as his art.

Knowing “Bill” Knott

Knowing Knott, from Tiger Bark Press, is a tribute not only to Bill Knott's poetry but also to the man himself.

Our Friend Phillip

Ned Stuckey-French highlights his experience with writer and friend Phillip Lopate's blog for The American Scholar.

Poetry and News

Rediscovered literary journals and the power of art to give voice.

Review: Salena Godden’s LIVEwire

Jo Ely reviews Salena Godden's album, Live Wire, a is a thoughtful compilation of Godden's poetry performances in theatre and festivals from over the years.

From Novelist to Poet

"Particular words have ways of thrumming in my mind, and it was years before I would realize poetry rather than fiction would be their best conduit."