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#tbt: Evie Shockley’s “ode to my blackness”

Throughout the month of February, we will be celebrating Black History Month. Today’s Throwback Thursday post is a poem by Evie Shockley: “ode to my blackness,” from her collection the new black. Wesleyan University Press has published the works of many no …

#tbt: Joseph Ceravolo’s “Night Wanderer”

Today’s Throwback Thursday poem is Joseph Ceravolo’s “Night Wanderer” from Collected Poems. In his lifetime, Ceravolo published six books. The publication of Collected Poems made these six books available again, and also includes a substantial  …

#tbt: Martin Luther King in Connecticut

January 19th will mark the annual celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This week’s Throwback Thursday post is dedicated to Dr. King, his time spent in Connecticut (both as an unknown student and as a national leader), and the r …

#tbt: Vicente Huidobro, from “Altazor”

Today’ Throwback Thursday selection is an excerpt from Vicente Huidobro’s avant-garde classic Altazor. Considered untranslatable until the appearance of Eliot Weinberger’s celebrated translation in 1988, Altazor appeared again in Wesleyan’s 2004 revised tr …

#tbt: An Alice Notley poem

In honor of #UPWeek, AAUP’s Blog Tour continues, with the theme of Throwback Thursday. Other participating presses are Harvard University Press, MIT Press, Temple University Press, University of Toronto Press, and University of Washington Press.  …

#tbt: David Ignatow, “Business”

This week’s Throwback Thursday selection is David Ignatow’s “Business” from Against the Evidence: Selected Poems, 1934-1994 (1995).   . .  Business There is no money in breathing. What a shame I can’t peddle my breath for something e …