With a Body Like That: Listening to Christopher Kempf

by Natalie van Hoose, Audio Archives Editor Spring is a stingy season in Indiana. After a night so balmy we left the windows open, Friday came as a real smack on the knuckles: mid-thirties, bracing winds, and Puritan rain (or is it sleet? Sheisse, it is). This calls for a hot poem. What better example … Continue reading With a Body Like That: Listening to Christopher Kempf

Winner of the 2008 Wabash Prize in Poetry

BY MEHDI OKASI, Editor-in-Chief Congratulations to Jim Tilley whose poem, “On the Art of Patience,” won the 2008 Wabash Prize in Poetry.  Judge Billy Collins wrote:”The speaker of this poem may be stalled in a store waiting for help, but his restless consciousness continues to move through a series of quirky associations, which run freely while being lightly enclosed … Continue reading Winner of the 2008 Wabash Prize in Poetry