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Copies now available of Fulcrum Number 7

This belated issue features the work of over 80 poets, including John Tranter, Matthew Henriksen, Stephen Burt, Kent Johnson, Todd Swift, James Byrne, Melissa Green, Tomaž Šalamun, Nora Delaney, Fan Ogilvie, Khalsa, Anny Ballardini, Don Share, and Alexei Tsvetkov; as well as essays Arvind Mehrotra, Julianne Buchsbaum, Jeet Thayil, and others; an interview with Les Murrary; and special features examining the photography of Madeleine de Sinéty, the writings of Frank Stanford, and Evgeny Baratynsky's collection Twilight. See a list of the full contents elsewhere on this site, or send order your copy now.

Posted May 27th, 2011 | Permalink
Interview: Katia Kapovich in Open Letters Monthly

"In her first English-language collection, Gogol in Rome (Salt Publishing, 2004), Katia Kapovich, wrestles with the trauma of dissident life. In her second, Cossacks and Bandits (Salt Publishing, 2008), she attempts to reinvent herself as an American, yet somehow can't quite seem to untangle herself from her Soviet past." Read the full interview with Marc Vincenz at Open Letters Monthly.

Posted July 6th, 2010 | Permalink
Three new books by Fulcrum editor Ben Mazer

POEMS, a new collection of verse from Fulcrum contributing editor Ben Mazer, has just been released from The Pen & Anvil Press in Boston. Mazer is also the author of January 2008 (Dark Sky Books, 2010) and the editor of Selected Poems of Frederick Goddard Tuckerman (Harvard University Press, 2010), both of which are being published simultaneously with this volume.

Posted April 2nd, 2010 | Permalink
Reading: The Wolf (London) and Fulcrum

Tuesday, November 3, 7 pm, at Pierre Menard Gallery, 10 Arrow Street, Harvard Square. Free and open the public.

About the readers: James Byrne is the editor and co-founder of The Wolf poetry magazine. His debut collection, Passages of Time, was published by Flipped Eye in 2003. Sandeep Parmar is an Indian-American poet and doctoral student in literature at University College, London. She has taught creative writing at the University of Hertfordshire, and has been published most recently in Magma. Ben Mazer is a Contributing Editor for Fulcrum; Philip Nikolayev is one of the co-founders of the magazine.

Posted October 8th, 2009 | Permalink
Weinberger reviewed in The Nation

Scott Saul reviews Eilot Weinberg's new collection of prose writings, Oranges and Peanuts for Sale, for The Nation (September 30, 2009). One of the prose pieces in Weinberg's new book first appeared in Fulcrum No. 4, -- a parable about the Indian farmer who enlists Shiva to ghost-write a poem for him in order to win a prize.

Posted October 2nd, 2009 | Permalink

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