<i>Mother/land</i>, a new book of poems by 2020 Luso-American Fellowship recipient Ananda Lima, is coming out in October! You can order it now from Black Lawrence Press or your favorite bookstore.
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Anything a writer says about their work is outside the work, a stranger to it. It’s a different language. It’s almost the enemy of the work. Whatever transformational transmission of weird beauty and consolation the work might possess can be utterly destroyed by the writer talking about it on the side.
You should read this interview with Joy Williams (conducted by typewriter). Maybe you’ll like it! I did.
We’re thrilled to learn that DISQUIET alum Simon Shieh is one of five recipients of this year’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, a major award for younger poets from the Poetry Foundation. Congratulations, Simon!
The award ceremony this year will be online and open to all – check it out if you’re interested.