about this section:

Investigation of the poetics/politics of intentionality may be considered as a significant element of this section, as well as questions of canon formation, public access, the reviewing process, etc. These writings may be original or reprinted (by permission), and will include conference papers relevant to the HOW2 project. Reflections on the poem-making process are encouraged, as well as more formal essays. Bios and photos are always requested; when they don't appear, it is at the discretion of the writer.

Please direct inquiries about issue 9’s readings to Kate Fagan <>

On Lola Ridge:
Coordinated by Catherine Daly

Catherine DalyBio: Catherine Daly lives in Los Angeles. Tupelo Press will publish her first book, Locket, in 2003; another manuscript, Heresy, was a finalist in the 2002 National Poetry Series competition. She is at work on two collections of criticism: one on contemporary experimental poetry written by women and one on early modernist poetry written by women


Catherine Daly,  “Scanning Lola Ridge”

Catherine Daly,  “‘Verses’ (1905)”

Renee Angle,  “The Ghetto and Other Poems (1918)”

Lorraine Graham,  “Sun-Up and Other Poems (1920)”

Julia Lisella,  “Firehead (1929)”

Catherine Daly,  “Dance of Fire (1935)”


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