Nikki Wallschlaeger Archive

Three Chapbooks: Reinventing Prose Poetry for a New Century

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While Nikki Wallschlaeger’s work resembles prose poetry more broadly, it uses spaces for its pacing, grammar, and syntax instead of punctuation. Angel Dominguez uses the form to write a series of letters, and Andrea Lawlor’s prose reads like a poetic manual for utopia.

You vs Me, An Intellectual: Rewriting Pop Culture in Poetry

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Pop culture, like poetry, can work like excavation; it authorizes us to ask questions, to uncover, and to translate.

The Best Poem I Read This Month: Nikki Wallschlaeger’s “Blues for A Bar So Low That It Became a Cage”

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Nikki Wallschlaeger is the author of the collection Houses and the graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel, two arrangements that undercut artifice and underline activation energies. This month, I dove into one of her new poems from the most recent incarnation of The Journal Petra.