“A ‘real’ dystopic future”: An Interview with Miriam Bird Greenberg

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

Happy Valentine’s Day From All of Us at Sycamore Review!

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!

Bruce Snider Wins 2011 Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize

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

Whatever and it’s yours: Present-day vertigo in Ander Monson’s “The Available World”

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”