Personal Essay

April 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Octavio Paz’s “The Blue Bouquet” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-04-02T12:49:57+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Octavio Paz’s “The Blue Bouquet” Read the story "The Blue Bouquet" by Octavio Paz. Or read it in Short Shorts: An Anthology of the Shortest Stories, edited by Irving [...]

March 2019

Poetry Editor, Reviewer, Editorialist Rachel Custer: “The Artistic Power of Silence: On Letting Art Speak for Itself”

By | 2019-04-08T00:40:56+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Academic, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Rachel Custer Poetry Editor, Reviewer, Editorialist The Artistic Power of Silence: On Letting Art Speak for Itself "Silencio" by Odilon Redon   The power of art lies in its ability to transcend the [...]

Poetry Editor, Reviewer, and Editorialist Rachel Custer considers Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic (Russian version)

By | 2019-03-25T13:01:15+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Book Review Poetry, Book Reviews, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry, Translation|

Рейчел Кастер Редактор Поэзии, обозреватель, автор передовых статей “Глухая Республика" и шум в Twitter: призыв к радикальному молчанию "Deaf Republic" from Graywolf Press Книга Ильи Каминского “Глухая Республика" явно переживёт автора, что уже [...]

Poetry Editor, Reviewer, Editorialist Rachel Custer: The Poem as Sacred Ground: Radical Silence in Action

By | 2019-03-25T00:45:10+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Rachel Custer Poetry Editor, Reviewer, Editorialist The Poem as Sacred Ground: Radical Silence in Action 'The Christ of Silence" by Odilon Redon Silence (To Eleonora Duse) We are anhungered after solitude, Deep stillness [...]

Essay: Pamelyn Casto’s “Flash Fiction: Brief And (Likely) Necessary Literature” (Russian version)

By | 2019-03-20T16:08:05+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Translation|

Памелин Касто Малая и, вероятно, необходимая проза "Still Lifewith Books and Musical intruments" by Jan Vermeulen О растущей популярности и даже необходимости малой прозы, венский мыслитель и мастер краткой литературы Альфред Польгар (1873-1955) [...]

O:JA and L’s Poetry Editor, Reviewer, and Editorialist Rachel Custer considers Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic

By | 2019-03-18T11:49:23+00:00 March 17th, 2019|Academic, Book Review Poetry, Book Reviews, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Rachel Custer Poetry Editor, Reviewer, Editorialist Deaf Republic and Twitter Noise: A Call to Radical Silence "Deaf Republic" from Graywolf Press Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic is a book that will outlive its author, [...]

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Milos Macourek’s “Jacob’s Chicken” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-03-01T15:57:46+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Milos Macourek's "Jacob's Chicken." The story can be read in Sudden Fiction (Continued). Edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas. New York & London: W.W. Norton & Co., 1996. [...]

February 2019

Featured Writer: Poet Rachel Custer’s Craft Essay “Songs on the Way to God” Russian version (translated by Vera Falenko)

By | 2019-02-18T20:21:49+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry, Translation|

Rachel Custer Songs on the Way to God: A Theory of Poetics Russian version (translated by Vera Falenko) "Znamenskaya Church: View No. 11" by Denis Frantsouzov   Рейчел Кастер Песнь на пути к [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Rachel Custer’s Craft Essay “Songs on the Way to God: A Theory of Poetics”

By | 2019-02-16T13:48:39+00:00 February 16th, 2019|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Rachel Custer Songs on the Way to God: A Theory of Poetics I don’t always feel confident with the jargon of poetic craft, that foreign language exclusive to literary spaces I so often cannot afford [...]

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