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Poet Martín Espada

Poetry Days presents award-winning poet Martín Espada—whose poetry collections include The Republic of Poetry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Floaters, his most recent collection—at a Lowell Humanities webinar on April 14 at 7 p.m. Floaters is a topical reflection on … Continue reading

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Virtual book event for Shrayer

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College Maxim D. Shrayer will read from and discuss his new book of interconnected poems, Of Politics and Pandemics: Songs of a Russian Immigrant, at a virtual book event organized by … Continue reading

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Virtual book event for Allison Adair

Boston College will host a book launch to celebrate the publication of The Clearing, a collection of poetry by Associate Professor of the Practice of English Allison Adair. The virtual event, scheduled for February 11 at 7 p.m. Eastern time, … Continue reading

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Follow the meter

Boston College Associate Professor of English Eric Weiskott challenges the divide between medieval and modern literature in his new book, Meter and Modernity in English Verse, 1350-1650 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020). He argues that the traditional periodization of literature … Continue reading

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Poetry from Brendan Galvin

Partway to Geophany (LSU Press, 2020) is the newest collection from acclaimed poet and Boston College alumnus Brendan Galvin. As a naturalist and environmentalist, Galvin’s poems celebrate the wildlife and landscape, particularly of his beloved Cape Cod. In Partway to … Continue reading

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Dancing at Lake Montebello

Poet and Boston College alumna Lynne Spigelmire Viti has a new poetry collection that combines free verse and traditional poetry formats to capture moments of the author’s life, from childhood summers in Ocean City to marriage, divorce, and finding love … Continue reading

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Children’s book author Lisa Rogers

In her debut children’s picture book, Boston College alumna Lisa LaBanca Rogers writes about the inspiration of William Carlos Williams’ spare poem “The Red Wheelbarrow.” Illustrated by Chuck Groenink, 16 Words: William Carlos Williams and “The Red Wheelbarrow” (Schwartz & … Continue reading

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The Clearing

The Clearing (Milkweed Editions, 2020), winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, is the debut collection of poetry from BC English Department Associate Professor of the Practice Allison Adair. According to the publisher, The Clearing is “luminous and electric from … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month spotlight: Brendan Galvin

Acclaimed poet Brendan Galvin, a Boston College alumnus, will publish his 19th book this fall, a collection of new poems called Partway to Geophany (Louisiana State University Press). Much of Galvin’s poetry is inspired by the national landscape of his … Continue reading

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Poetry prize for Adair

Allison Adair, an associate professor of the practice in the English Department, has won the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, which honors the work of outstanding emerging poets. Her manuscript “The Clearing” was selected for its “wise, mineral-like poems.” The award … Continue reading

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