Tag Archives: Tony Hoagland

Roundup: Ploughshares Readings and Q&A’s

As we launch a new blog format for the new year, we’re also looking back at all the great posts since the blog started in 2009. Our roundups explore the archives and gather past posts around a certain theme to help … Continue reading

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Patriotism Swells in the Heart of the American Bear: Some Books for the 4th

Before we move on to things literary, I think we should begin this Independence Day week with Fozzie Bear singing “America the Beautiful,” which my mother incorrectly identified as our national anthem during her citizenship exam (she still passed). Actually, … Continue reading

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Winter 2009-10 Reviewed in New Pages

As we wrap four great months with Tony Hoagland and company, we’ll leave you with this review in New Pages of the Winter 2009-10 issue of Ploughshares. Angela Sweeney praises Hoagland for “choosing to pair works of transcendentalism and realism … Continue reading

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Marc J. Straus, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Our final Contributor’s Annex for the Tony Hoagland issue! Thanks to all our Contributors for their insight and support. Marc J. Straus has three collections of poems from TriQuarterly Books-Northwestern University Press: One Word (1994), Symmetry (2000), and Not God … Continue reading

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Kathryn Starbuck, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Kathryn Starbuck is the author of Griefmania, from Sheep Meadow Press, 2006. (Read “Thinking of John Clare” from Griefmania here.) Her poems appear in The Best American Poems 2008, The New Republic, The Gettysburg Review, The New Yorker, Poetry, AGNI Online, Harvard … Continue reading

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Lisa Russ Spaar, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Lisa Russ Spaar‘s most recent poetry collection is Satin Cash (read “The Geese,” or other excerpts here). She edited Acquainted with the Night: Insomnia Poems and All That Mighty Heart: London Poems, and appears in Best American Poetry 2008. Her … Continue reading

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Ploughshares Presents Tony Hoagland

We were honored to have Tony Hoagland pay a visit to the Paramount Center back in February. At long last — the official videos are here! You can also check out our Pshares page on YouTube. Some of our favorite … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Smither, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Elizabeth Smither was New Zealand poet laureate (2001-3). She has published fifteen collections of poetry as well as novels and short stories. In 2008 she was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in Poetry. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Katherine Smith, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Katherine Smith‘s work has appeared or is forthcoming in a number of journals and reviews, among them Shenandoah, Fiction International, Poetry, The Southern Review, Appalachian Heritage, Atlanta Review, Gargoyle, The Baltimore Review, Poems and Plays, and The Louisville Review. Her … Continue reading

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Alicia Jo Rabins, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

Alicia Jo Rabins, Brooklyn-based poet and musician, received her MFA from Warren Wilson. Her poems have appeared in the Boston Review, 6 x 6, and Horse Poems (Knopf). As a musician she tours internationally; her art-pop song cycle about Biblical … Continue reading

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