There is something to Phillip Lopate that may make his followers feel particularly close to him, as if his work were known solely by them and a select few others; that this is not true, that he is in fact an immensely respected writer and scholar, would seem of little importance to these readers.
Poet and translator Heather McHugh was raised in Virginia and attended Harvard University, where she studies with Robert Lowell. She published her first book of poetry, Dangers, in 1977.
Since then, she has published A World of Difference (1981), To the Quick (1987), Shades (1988), and The Father
Mal-O-Mar is a genuinely tiny press that was founded recently by poet Ariana Reines; the press allowed her to print completed work almost immediately, without going through the normal song and dance with the publishing industry. It’s a venture that gives writers immense control over the publishing
Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived