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A joint venture of the Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and New Virginia Review, Inc.

Copyright © 2014 by Blackbird and the individual writers and artists

ISSN 1540-3068


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Carol Ann Davis
   Failing Big: What Elizabeth Bishop Teaches Poets about the Twofold
      “Never Again” of Emotion and Craft

Matt Donovan
   Almost a Full Year of Stone, Light, and Sky

Tomás Q. Morín
   Digging into the Dark

Lynda Fleet Perry
   No Distant Whir on the Hard Road: The Lyric Acuity
      of Margaret Gibson

Emilia Phillips
   Lodge: A Lyric Essay

Lawrence Sutin
   Can I Find a Thing to Carry Forever?

David Wojahn
   Can Poetry Save Your Life? A Brief Investigation

Caitlin Doyle
   Review | And Short the Season, by Maxine Kumin

Chelsea Gillenwater
   Review | Sister Golden Hair, by Darcey Steinke
   Review | The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker

Matthew Phipps
   Review | My Sunshine Away, by M.O. Walsh

Susan Settlemyre Williams
   Review | Roget’s Illusion, by Linda Bierds