An Interview with Seth Abramson

Seth Abramson is the author of The Suburban Ecstasies (Ghost Road Press, 2009) and co-author of The Creative Writing MFA Handbook (Continuum, 2008). He was awarded the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize by Poetry in 2008, and his poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, AGNI, New York Quarterly, … Continue reading An Interview with Seth Abramson

GAINSBOROUGH PAINTS MAN INTO ROCKS

BY SETH ABRAMSON The only way to paint a boulder in the surf is as though it were alive: cooling the moving flesh with colorlessness, then down to its verb, then evolving to an unknown beauty in the reeds, where its remarkable lifetime may be no more than that thing—which could stand for anything—we catch … Continue reading GAINSBOROUGH PAINTS MAN INTO ROCKS