One Blackbird at a Time
by: Wendy Barker
Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Alice Friman Although these poems begin in the classroom, their reach feels limitless and wild. Here, seemingly anecdotal encounters with the work of Henry James, Virginia Woolf or Robert Frost spiral into meditations on the lives of others, the complexities of our ethical decisions, the nuances of human relationships, and the certainties of mortality. It would be easy to say this is a ...
Winner of the BkMk Press G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Lorraine M. López. A new generation in Romania—with a few American friends—face communism’s ghosts with ...
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