For the next several weeks, Dara Wier will be our guest blogger. Dara's posts will appear every few days. Wier is the author of eleven collections of poetry, most recently Selected Poems (Wave, 2009). Other titles include Remnants of Hannah (2006), Reverse Rapture (2005), Hat on a Pond (2002), Voyages in English (2001), and Our Master Plan (1998), a Phi Beta Kappa award finalist. She directs the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and along with Noy Holland and Lisa Olstein co-directs the University of Massachusetts' Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action. You can listen to Dara on the Joe Milford radio show here. Welcome, Dara.
In Other News:
"A testament to the wonders and contradictions of each day." Cindy Sostchen-Hochman reviews The Best America Poetry 2009 in Coldfront. Read her review here.
Garrison Keillor reads Denise Duhamel's "How it Will End" on Writer's Almanac. Denise's poem was chosen by David Wagoner for The Best American Poetry 2009. Listen here.