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#tbt: Brenda Hillman, “world/axis”

Today’s Throw Back Thursday poem is, “world/axis” from Brenda Hillman’s 1997 collection Loose Sugar. Brenda Hillman is an activist, writer, and teacher. She has published nine collections of poetry, all from Wesleyan University Press, including Pieces  …

#tbt: Elizabeth Willis, “Near and More Near”

Today’s Throwback Thursday selection is “Near and More Near” from Elizabeth Willis’s 2006 collection Meteoric Flowers. . . Near and More Near We’re so close to the ocean I can taste it, like the volcanic in Picasso. A hand can fit perfectly over …

#tbt: David Ignatow, “Wherever”

Today’s Throwback Thursday poem is “Wherever,” from David Ignatow’s 1996 collection I Have a Name. The book was the winner of the 1997 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. . . Wherever   Wherever I go, int …

#tbt: Pierre Joris, “2 Poems for Pens”

This week’s Throwback Thursday post features work from Pierre Joris’s 2001 collection, Poasis: Selected Poems 1986-1999. Joris is teaming up with multimedia artist Nicole Peyrafitte for two events sponsored by San Francisco State University’s Poetry Ce …

#tbt: Tricia’s Rose’s Black Noise

This week’s Throwback Thursday post, the final post for our Black History Month series, features one of Wesleyan University Press’ best-selling titles, Tricia Rose’s Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. Rose’s book is one am …

#tbt: A note from Langston Hughes

This small flyer was recently unearthed from files relating to our 1962 publication The Underground Railroad in Connecticut, by Horatio T. Strother.   Wesleyan’s esteemed editor, José Rollin de la Torre Bueno, was seeking Hughes as a pre-publication  …