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Susan Stewart

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Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart is the author, most recently, of Red Rover, a book of poems, and The Poet’s Freedom: A Notebook on Making.


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Pier Paolo Pasolini was a force against the incoherence hiding in every hypocrisy.

Learning to mourn with Susan Howe, Gertrude Schnackenberg, Anne Carson and C.D. Wright.

Two new collections of the poems of Jorge Luis Borges.

The poems of Umberto Saba let tradition speak to and through modernity.

The most important American love poet in living memory, Robert Creeley celebrated the body and its ambivalent desires with a touch as light as a song.

In the Iliad, there is no natural death--
everything comes about by intent
as if the pulse and very breath
we take were something meant