Excerpt from The Recruit

Excerpt from The Recruit

BUDDY BOLDEN Thought I heard Buddy Bolden shout. Before the storm, when ordinary ruin festooned the smoldering cracked streets of the Marigny where I would wander, go-cup in hand. Always deserted at that time of day, on the concrete lip of the R Bar, across from rows...
American Jewish Women Poets: Part 4

American Jewish Women Poets: Part 4

Jamie Wendt concludes her four-part essay “American Jewish Women Poets” with a study of poems by Hadara Bar-Nadav and Sarah Wetzel. Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. –The Editors HADARA BAR-NADAV and SARAH WETZEL In Part One of this...
American Jewish Women Poets: Part 3

American Jewish Women Poets: Part 3

Here is Part 3 of Jamie Wendt’s essay “American Jewish Women Poets,” a four-part series that pursues the question of what makes a Jewish poem Jewish, and of what the relationship is between Jewish identity and poetry. Read Part 1...
American Jewish Women Poets: Part 2

American Jewish Women Poets: Part 2

What follows is Part 2 of Jamie Wendt’s essay “American Jewish Women Poets,” a four-part series that began last week and will run during coming weeks. Read Part 1 Here. The series will focus especially on work of poets Emma Lazarus (below), Maxine...
American Jewish Women Poets: Part I

American Jewish Women Poets: Part I

Green Mountains Review is proud to present Jamie Wendt’s essay “American Jewish Women Poets” as a four-part series that will run throughout the coming weeks. The series will focus especially on work of poets Emma Lazarus, Maxine Kumin, Alicia Suskin...