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“deja vu, with amnesia, one more time…”

THE DAY AFTER THE LAST ELECTIONS for Pablo Neruda Four more years doing time in the Big House of the Amerikan Corporation, Bossman Presidente holding the rifle and the dogs… There’s a new sheriff in town— identical, in fact, to … Continue reading

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New Publication: swift, bright, drift by Diane Jarvenpa

This new collection of poems by Diane Jarvenpa, with line-by-line luxuriance of language and attention to the natural world, is the perfect way to begin a new year of poetry at Red Dragonfly Press. swift, bright, drift is about the … Continue reading

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2015 Emergence Chapbook Series Prize

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Emergence Chapbook Series Prize: Clear Day in January by Mark Maire of Duluth, Minnesota. The poems in this collection explore the seen and unseen in the boreal landscapes of northern Minnesota. Look for this … Continue reading

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New Publication: Modern Love & Other Myths by Joyce Sutphen

The poems in Modern Love & Other Myths explore, as Elizabeth Bishop phrased it, “efforts of affection” in our contemporary world. Sutphen’s appraisals—both personal and general—resonate deeply with all who have mapped the story land between “hello” and “goodbye.” The … Continue reading

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Backlist Wednesday: Library Land by Jane Graham George

Library Land was published in 2008. At that time the author, Jane Graham George, lived and worked in Minnesota, her job a reference librarian at the Dakota County Public Library in Eagan. Not unlike the stacks and shelves among which the … Continue reading

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Continuous Performance: The Selected Poems of Maggie Jaffe

Edited by poets Marilyn Zuckerman, Christopher Butters, and Robert Edwards, Continuous Performance: The Selected Poems of Maggie Jaffe presents a substantial collection of this poet’s most important work. As Robert Edwards intimates in his introduction to this collection, “Once Maggie … Continue reading

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New Publication: Wrestling with the Angel by Edith Rylander

Wrestling with the Angel is Edith Rylander’s fourth collection of poetry. The poems in this collection confront Death largely by celebrating Life. The poet takes stock of what’s gone by and reaffirms what richness remains, presenting us with mournful poems … Continue reading

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