2 hr 15 min

ep. 130 - William Logan Rattle Poetry

    • Arts

William Logan writes poetry and a little criticism. His most recent books are Rift of Light (poems, Penguin, 2017) and Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods (essays, Columbia University Press, 2018). His reviews, when there are reviews, appear in the New York Times Book Review, the New Criterion, Poetry, Hudson Review, Hopkins Review, and other journals. He teaches poetry workshops and the occasional graduate course in the craft of poetry. Logan received the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry, the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction, the inaugural Randall Jarrell Award in Poetry Criticism, the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, and the Allen Tate Prize.

Find more on his most recent book here:
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/556232/rift-of-light-by-william-logan/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Write a Lennon lyric set in winter.

Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem about an act of rebellion.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

William Logan writes poetry and a little criticism. His most recent books are Rift of Light (poems, Penguin, 2017) and Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods (essays, Columbia University Press, 2018). His reviews, when there are reviews, appear in the New York Times Book Review, the New Criterion, Poetry, Hudson Review, Hopkins Review, and other journals. He teaches poetry workshops and the occasional graduate course in the craft of poetry. Logan received the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry, the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction, the inaugural Randall Jarrell Award in Poetry Criticism, the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, and the Allen Tate Prize.

Find more on his most recent book here:
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/556232/rift-of-light-by-william-logan/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Write a Lennon lyric set in winter.

Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem about an act of rebellion.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

2 hr 15 min

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