Ugly Duckling Presse

“Death Centos” : Company in the Terror of the Unknown

March 1, 2014
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Terror is either the most defining nor the most compelling quality with which death is portrayed in this poetry that interrogates what it means to die, and how we use those final moments before death – both our own and those of others.

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Poem of the Week: Dorothea Lasky

December 23, 2011
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[Who to Tell]

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Hindu Surrealism: George Kalamaras

June 22, 2011
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The two loves of Kalamaras’s life: Surrealism and Hindu mysticism (with a touch of rhetorical theory!).

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Ben Fama’s NEW WAVES

June 2, 2011
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Being “timeless” isn’t about removing the contemporary but about writing a good poem.

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Quiet Anthem

May 17, 2011
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Cursivism, Will Hubbard’s slim, debut volume of prose poems published by Ugly Duckling Presse, begins with a simple piece of advice that may be one of the most challenging charges facing anyone who is trying to figure out how to live, “just let it happen.”

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Scattered Rhymes: Ben Fama

April 26, 2011
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Ben Pease interviews Ben Fama on the Scattered Rhymes podcast.

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The Silver Book

January 17, 2011
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Ephemeral, almost spirit-like, this book can be read in under 15 minutes if one rushes or pondered for days and cannot be fully appreciated on a Kindle or as a pdf.

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A Language Poet You’ll Enjoy Reading

January 7, 2011
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Add Clark Coolidge to the list of great American poets that nobody is talking about.

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