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Drone

Kim Garcia, who teaches in the English Department, has published a new book of poetry that is a meditation on modern warfare in a technological age. Drone (The Backwaters Press, 2016) explores the human, animal, personal, and domestic aspects of wars … Continue reading

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Poetry reading in honor of Burns Scholar

An event will be held Oct. 18 to celebrate the publication of Leabhar Na hAthghabbhála: Poems of Repossession (2016), an anthology of Gaelic poems and English translations from the past 50 years, edited by Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Louis de Paor. Poets … Continue reading

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Poet Major Jackson

Award-winning poet Major Jackson will read from his work on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Jackson is the author of four poetry collections, Roll Deep, Holding Company and Hoops — both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary … Continue reading

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Poetry award for Najarian

Associate Professor of English James Najarian was chosen as the winner of the sixth annual Frost Farm Prize for poetry. He was honored for his blank verse poem “The Dark Ages.” Najarian’s poem is an extended metaphor comparing a mother’s decline … Continue reading

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Reviews for The Whole Harmonium

The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens, a new book by University Professor of English and “biographer of poets” Paul Mariani, has been rated the number one best seller on Amazon in American Literary Criticism and Hot New Sellers. It also has been … Continue reading

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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival

Students representing 25 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their own poetry at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival at BC on Apr. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Senior Kwesi Aaron, a major in English … Continue reading

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Citizen poets of Boston

This month marks the launch of  The Citizen Poets of Boston: A Collection of Forgotten Poems, 1789–1820 (University Press of New England), an anthology of poetry created during the country’s post-revolution days. The poetry—the work of a generation of virtually forgotten poets who … Continue reading

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