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Grandmother to Child

Quassan Castro | Posted 05.11.2016 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Grandmother You sit Wrapped in your Persian melon colored blanket Rock back and forth On that old rusty country porch Whom the neighbors across the st...

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Care Santos

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Santos's collection, Dissection, translated into English by Lawrence Schimel, has just been published by A Midsummer Night's Press as a part of its new Periscope imprint. Recently, I talked with Santos about her work as a poet.

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Jana Putrle Srdić

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.11.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Putrle's collection, Anything Could Happen, translated into English by Barbara Jurša, has just been published by A Midsummer Night's Press as a part of its new Periscope imprint.

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation with Kätlin Kaldmaa

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Kätlin Kaldmaa is an Estonian poet, writer, translator and literary critic. She has published four collections of poetry, two books for children, an autobiographical work of non-fiction, and a novel.

Publishing Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Lawrence Schimel

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 12.29.2014 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

The newest imprint of A Midsummer Night's Press is Periscope, devoted to works of poetry in translation. Recently, I talked with Lawrence about this new imprint and his work as a publisher.

What's Your Favorite Adrienne Rich Poem?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Books

Adrienne Rich, a beloved feminist poet and essayist known for her political themes, died yesterday. Her first poetry collection, "A Change of Worl...

Feminist Poet Describes Struggle To Write

| Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

By Minnie Bruce Pratt for Poetry Foundation: The Sound of One Fork was my first book of poetry, published in 1981. These poems and I emerged togeth...