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#tbt: James Dickey, “Circuit”

This week’s selection for Throwback Thursday is “Circuit” from James Dickey’s Collection The Eagle’s Mile (1990). The poem was republished in The Selected Poems (1998). Wesleyan also published Buckdancer’s Choice (1965), Poems: 1957–1967 (1967),  …

#tbt: Hilda Raz, “Early Morning, Left-Handed”

Today’s Throwback Thursday selection is  “Early Morning, Left-Handed” by Hilda Raz from her 2001 poetry book Trans. Raz’s work is often an exploration of lives and selves transformed by both choice and chance.   This “elegant and moving collection”  …

#tbt: James Tate, “Aunt Edna”

This morning we woke to the sad news that James Tate has passed on. To honor Tate, this week’s Throwback Thursday selection is “Aunt Edna” from Selected Poems (1991), winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the William Carlos Williams award …

#tbt: Old Leather Man

Today’s Throwback Thursday selection is from our 2008 book The Old Leather Man. I first learned about the Old Leather Man around 15 years ago, when I worked for Arcadia Publishing. One day, after joining the staff here at Wesleyan, I was pleasantly su …

#tbt: Barbara Guest, “Coal”

This week’s Throw Back Thursday selection is “Coal” from The Collected Poems of Barbara Guest (2008). It was originally published in her 2002 collection entitled Miniatures and Other Poems.      COAL The black curtain has fallen over th …

#tbt: Don Bogen’s “A Muse”

This week’s selection for Throw Back Thursday is “A Muse” from Don Bogen’s collection The Known World (1997). Another volume, Luster (2003), is also available from Wesleyan University Press.     A Muse Everything that’s new is old. Ev …

#tbt: The Burr-Hamilton Duel

Interview in Weehawken: The Burr-Hamilton Duel as Told in the Original Documents was published by Wesleyan University Press in 1960. It didn’t end well for Hamilton.   Wesleyan continues to publish books of local history today, and distributes books f …