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May 2017 Exemplars: Poetry Reviews by Grace Cavalieri, reviews Kafka’s Shadow in Washington Independent Review of Books Recent title Wars Don’t Happen Anymore on American Life in Poetry    OFF RADAR: Dennis Camire’s riotous poetry A review in Black Elephant Literary Review of Never Completely Awake by Martina Newberry. A review of Kafka’s Shadow by […]

Review of Descent & Other Poems by Zino Asalor

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Zino Asalor reviews Descent & Other Poems I approached this collection as I do every book of poetry – with combined exhilaration and apprehension. One hardly knows what to expect from an encounter in which faces are not seen, in which one must navigate on the strength of voices alone. Timothy Ogene’s, in these 21 […]

Australian Book Review; Descent & Other Poems among 2016 Books of the Year

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This just in: On the ABR Website, if you scroll down about 3/4 of the way to Felicity Plunkett’s section, Timothy Ogene’s book is mentioned, with a link to the press blog: Nigerian-born Timothy Ogene’s Descent and Other Poems examines love, doubt, solitude and migration in attentive, luminous poems. Thank you Felicity Plunkett!  

The OZYMANDIAS EFFECT, video poem by Martina R. Newberry

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A video poem of the poem The Ozymandias Effect from Martina’s new book Never Completely Awake. Never Completely Awake is a book of 99 completely aware poems. One endorsement called it “nothing short of breathtaking.” The substance and acquity of Martina’s writing demystifies itself through refractive language. Poems playfully at times, at times seriously, remeasure charactrizations […]

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                available now only here Pub date Aug 15th Israeli-born poet Omer Zamir’s latest volume of nineteen new poems is filled with passion, bold experimentation, and a skill at word smithing and image-making that is nothing short of brilliant! The range of subjects has breadth and maturity and […]

An interview of Richard Kostelanetz with visual poetry

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If you don’t know Richard Kostelanetz and his work, or don’t know very much, here is a good place to begin. Listen to the poets voice as he talks about writing, ideas, and work in the realm of the avant-garde. His new book is available here. All one need do is Google his name to […]

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New book Descent & Other Poems

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Descent & Other Poems by Timothy Ogene is available now. Read what Felicity Plunkett says about his work. Timothy Ogene’s poems are writings of witness, displacement and beauty. Instead of a home address there are poems as address, at once exquisitely gentle and acute. The sharpness of the poems’ blades—whether literal, like the blades that peel cassavas […]

FictionFields by Richard Kostelanetz

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          Richard Kostelanetz’s FictionFields: Microscopic Narratives, is a completely new rendition of a form that he has done before. The typography presented in this project, using many typefaces and styles, creates an entirely new experience for new and existing readers of Richard’s work. The pages themselves breath between static-linear and spiraling-shifting […]