about this section:

Brief commentaries/ new scholarly finds/ research projects-in-process, improvised conversations concerning books of original poetry & other innovative written forms, including responses to new works of scholarship. We want to know how you are thinking about the works you are reading by women writers in the modernist or experimentalist traditions. Poets, scholars, students, readers are invited to contribute to this section. Send suggestions or finished speculations to: Kate Fagan <>

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Julia Bloch
on Rosmarie Waldrop’s Love, Like Pronouns (HTML | PDF)

Alicia Cohen
on Jeanne Heuving’s Incapacity (HTML | PDF)

Sarah Anne Cox
on Yedda Morrison’s Crop (HTML | PDF)

Shira Dentz
on Julie Carr’s MEAD An Epithalamion (HTML | PDF)
Evelyn Reilly's Hiatus (HTML | PDF)

Jean Mills
‘Violence into Speech—Lessons from the Home Front in Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas’ (HTML | PDF)

Sina Queyras
‘Lines Composed Indoors While Contemplating the Weather’, on Lisa Robertson’s The Weather (HTML | PDF)

Oriel Winslow
Linda A. Kinnahan's Lyric Interventions (HTML | PDF)

Mairéad Byrne
Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets (HTML | PDF)


On Hannah Weiner’s Early and Clairvoyant Journals (HTML | PDF)

Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance’, PaperTiger Volume #4 (HTML | PDF)

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