Waywiser Reading @ Politics & Prose

During the upcoming AWP Conference in Washington DC, I’ll be reading at an off-site event with a bunch of my press mates, who also happen to be some of my favorite poets: Austin Allen, Morri Creech, Joseph Harrison, Jaimee Hills, Dora Malech, Eric McHenry, Penelope Pelizzon, Shelley Puhak, and Cody Walker. The reading takes place […] Read more ...

VBF among TLS’s “Books of the Year”

Voices Bright Flags—together with recent books by Clive Watkins and Joshua Mehigan—got a nice shout out from AE Stallings in the “Books of the Year” section of the latest Times Literary Supplement. It’s a pleasure to be in such fine company and in such fine pages. Read more ...

Poetry Daily bifecta

I didn’t have time to post this in a timely fashion, but I’ve had two pieces featured on Poetry Daily this past week. My essay “Exhuming Vallejo” (which originally appeared in this month’s issue of Poetry magazine) was the Prose Feature from November 17 to November 23, and on November 23 my poem “About Opera” (which originally appeared in 32 Poems) )was the” poem of the day. Read more ...

Exhuming Vallejo, Or: The Third Way

“I first read César Vallejo in college, when a Peruvian friend presented me with several of his poems as if they were national treasures she had smuggled through customs. I was struck most forcefully by a strange sonnet called “Piedra negra sobre una piedra blanca.” Read more ...

Voices Bright Flags is now out

I’m happy to report that my new book of poems, Voices Bright Flags, is <a href="http://www .amazon.com/Voices-Bright-Flags-Geoffrey-Brock/dp/190413064X/” target=”_blank”>now shipping from Amazon. That’s something I don’t get to say very often: it’s been nine years since my first collection. I’m really pleased with the look and feel of the thing—Waywiser did a lovely job.ir-leasing.rumountainsphoto vardenafil 20mg – levitra generika northwestpharmacy.com Read more ...