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Orange Roses

Orange Roses Lucy Ives Ahsahta Press, September 2013 104 pages $18.00 With the proliferation of graduate programs in creative writing, the day approaches when most poetry published in the United States will have been written by people with graduate degrees … Continue reading

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Writers and Their Pets: Carolyn Creedon

The ‘Writers and Their Pets’ series began with my own desire to celebrate my dog Sally, and since then I have also invited other writers to share with the rest of us the details of their lives with beloved pets. Today, please enjoy this … Continue reading

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Writers and Their Pets: Carol Keeley

The ‘Writers and Their Pets’ series began with my own desire to celebrate my dog Sally, and since then I have also invited other writers to share with the rest of us the details of their lives with beloved pets. Today, please enjoy this … Continue reading

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A Q&A Between Former Ploughshares Contributors Ethan Rutherford and Paul Yoon

This guest post was contributed by Ethan Rutherford. —Andrew Ladd, blog editor. I recently moved, and while unpacking my books I stumbled upon an old issue of Ploughshares—Fall 2007, guest edited by Andrea Barrett. I don’t always keep my old … Continue reading

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Carolyne Wright’s Mania Klepto features poems first printed in Ploughshares

First impressions last. We know this from our proverbial knowledge base and from personal experience. These impressions, however, do not last because they are static — once an effect, never more affected — but because they stay with us and … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary Interview with DeWitt Henry

In honor of our 40th anniversary, the guest editor of our commemorative Summer 2011 issue, DeWitt Henry, answered a few questions about the past, present, and future of our beloved literary magazine. To read more about the 4oth anniversary and … Continue reading

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The Fortieth Anniversary Post

As some of you may already know, Ploughshares was founded in 1971 by then Harvard graduate student DeWitt Henry and Peter O’Malley, co-owner of the Plough and Stars, an Irish Pub in Cambridge, MA, from which we get our name.  … Continue reading

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Praise for co-founder and guest editor DeWitt Henry’s new memoir

DeWitt Henry, who co-founded Ploughshares, will guest edit our 40th anniversary issue – the Summer 2011 issue – set to be released on August 15th.  We are proud of and excited for both his contributions to this magazine and his … Continue reading

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Colm Toibin’s issue on Kindle

We are so excited to announce that the Spring 2011 issue of Ploughshares guest edited by Colm Toibin is now available for the Kindle!  It only costs $3.99 and you can purchase it on Amazon here.  The Terrance Hayes issue … Continue reading

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DeWitt Henry interviewed by Night Train

Our next guest editor and co-founder of Ploughshares, DeWitt Henry, was interviewed recently by Rusty Barns for Night Train.  The Summer 2011 issue will celebrate our 40th anniversary as a literary magazine -which wouldn’t have been possible without DeWitt’s contributions. … Continue reading

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