Girl Running by Diana Hope Tegenkamp (Thistledown, 2021) reviewed by Pearl Pirie How could I not love a poet who epigraphs Nicole Brossard and Erín Moure? And a poem after Robert Hass. Girl Running by Diana Hope Tegenkamp is divided into 6 sections, “Spectra” of white poems, “Arterial” which are more family poems, “Each breath […]
Author archives: Pearl
I’ve thought I’d like to do a review a month for the year, but I’ve already written 14 by the end of April. Time for new goals. Review as much as tenable.
Is this meta? I have posts up at Patreon of publishing news with a cover reveal to come soon. I have a post at substack on the economics of poetry, open to anyone, not just subscribers and patrons. I’m still active at Instagram of what I’m reading. If you know me and miss my face, […]
I do love my stats and tracking.
You may know the name from the annual award, now in its 21st year. Who was she? Betty Drevniok was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1917 and died in Ontario in 1997. Between those dates, Miranda Baker at Millikin University reports that Drevniok was a nurse. She was also an organizer. Betty Drevniok was […]