June 5, 2018


By Dora Malech

[Continued from Age of Glass] * Face me in your sonnets so I can permanently grieve is really what the roses say to the antebellum purling dog tags of myself. […]

November 27, 2017

American Sonnets (Part IV: As American As…)

By Dora Malech

[Continued from “Hayes’s American Sonnets (Part III: Hayes and The Confidence of Influence”] When I first decided to write about Terrance Hayes’s new “American Sonnet for My Past and Future […]

October 25, 2017

Hayes’s American Sonnets (Part II)

By Dora Malech

[Continued from “Hayes’s American Sonnets (Part I)”] I trace Hayes’s “American Sonnet” impulse and form to Wanda Coleman, but Coleman and Hayes are certainly not alone in making the sonnet […]

October 24, 2017

Hayes’s American Sonnets (Part I)

By Dora Malech

There is a particular excitement in experiencing a favorite poet’s new project unfurl, if not in real time as its poems are written, then soon after, before a collection binds […]