Monthly Archives: December 2014

Jericho Brown’s Credo

I came across today’s little dose of magic in a Kenyon Review interview with Jericho Brown, whose book The New Testament left me curious to know more about his life. How much of the book, in which his brother Messiah’s death seems to occur twice and ┬áin two different manners, is metaphor? How much (auto)biography? […]

Breaking Into the Silence with Sally Wen Mao, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Tarfia Faizullah

Three contributors to The Journal, Sally Wen Mao, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Tarfia Faizullah, are featured among Poets & Writers best new poets of 2014. They had some fabulous things to say about the challenges and inspirations of the writing process that I’d like to share with you. Writing isn’t easy, but why struggle alone […]