Now I am a tower of darkness | Jacket2

Walt Hunter writes for Jacket2 on Dave Lordan’s interview with Emma Penney about the modernist poet Freda Laughton . There are some Freda Laughton poems published on Poethead here.  The most interesting thing I read during a weekend of convalescence, under a March sun that seemed surprised at its own intensity, was this interview with Emma…

The Myth and Memory Of Eavan Boland’s Latest Poems by J P O’Malley

I do not often recommend newspaper articles on Irish poetry, but I am making an exception in the case of The Examiner’s review of Eavan Boland’s latest book New and Selected Poems Eavan Boland (Carcanet). J P O’Malley offers an extensive review, some illuminating video links, and a preview of his upcoming interview with Boland…