by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor We were lucky enough to be able to ask Miriam some questions about her poem “It's Hard to Forget," which will run in the forthcoming issue of Sycamore Review. Check out Miriam talking about pica, world-making, and her manuscript All night in the new country. Sycamore Review: Where did the … Continue reading “A ‘real’ dystopic future”: An Interview with Miriam Bird Greenberg
by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor In celebration of the holiday and the upcoming release of our newest issue, I thought I would share the link to this lovely grouping of queer love poems: http://glittertongue.wordpress.com/ In addition to all the other fine work, you will find poems by issue 23.2 contributors Ari Banias and Alec Hershman. … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day From All of Us at Sycamore Review!
by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor Dearest poets, Do you know what I’m looking forward to doing this weekend? Well, other than bourbon and Ethiopian food, the answer is reading your entries to the Wabash Poetry Prize, judged by the one and only Louise Gluck! Tomorrow is the post mark deadline, so make sure you all … Continue reading Wabash Poetry Prize–One Day Left!
by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor So remember when I said Jacob and I have big shoes to fill following the departure of Mario Chard and Josh Wild as Poetry Editors? Well, as we all know here at Purdue, their prowess doesn’t stop at putting together stellar issues of Sycamore Review. In a couple of weeks, … Continue reading Former Poetry Editors Take Country By Storm
by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor It’s been an exciting year for former Sycamore Review contributors, and we’re sure that more good news will continue to roll in. First off, a belated congratulations to Issue 23.1 contributor Adam Day, whose chapbook, Badger, Apocrypha, was chosen by James Tate as a winner of a Poetry Society of … Continue reading Congratulations! We’re Watching You.
By Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor Hi everyone! I’m Corey Van Landingham, and along with the lovely Jacob Sunderlin, I am an incoming Poetry Editor for Sycamore Review. I grew up in Ashland, Oregon before moving to Portland, where I served a lot of milkshakes and poured a lot of wine. I moved to Indiana … Continue reading Introducing Poetry Co-Editor Corey Van Landingham
by Corey Van Landingham, Co-Poetry Editor Congratulations to Issue 22.1 contributor Bruce Snider, whose book Paradise, Indiana was chosen by Alice Friman as the winner of the 2011 Lena-Miles Weyer Todd Poetry Prize! The book will be published by Pleiades Press in April of 2012 and distributed by LSU Press. After reading his poem of … Continue reading Bruce Snider Wins 2011 Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize
BY COREY VAN LANDINGHAM Ander Monson is an American novelist, poet, and nonfiction writer. Monson’s first two books, the novel Other Electricities and the poetry collection Vacationland, were published in 2005. His nonfiction debut, Neck Deep and Other Predicaments: Essays was published in February 2007. It was critically acclaimed for its imaginative reworkings of the … Continue reading Whatever and it’s yours: Present-day vertigo in Ander Monson’s “The Available World”