“The Pants of Time” is an excellent review by Benjamin Hollander on the latest book by an excellent, sadly neglected poet. Opening paras below; the rest is on its original publication platform, the Boston Review. Link to it is below the excerpt. Tiny Windows Duncan McNaughton Auguste Press Who knows or can speak of Duncan McNaughton and his poems: of the Boston-born poet (1942), now living in San Francisco, editor of the two 1970s … Read more On “Tiny Windows” by Duncan McNaughton
Reprinted from The Massachusetts Review, here is an intelligent review of an excellent book: Date: 11/15/2013 Blogger: Siamak Vossoughi A Review of Benjamin Hollander’s In The House Un-American It would be one thing if not fitting in in America were something clear. For Puerto Rican Jew Carlos ben Carlos Rossman—the main character in Benjamin Hollander’s new book In The House Un-American—if not fitting in were something he could put his finger on, he … Read more THE AMERICAN HEART OF ISLAM
ON TRANSLATION AND POETIC IDENTITY IN THE AGE OF IDENTITY POLITICS WITH AMMIEL ALCALAY AND BENJAMIN HOLLANDER Monday, November 18, 2013 Olin 115, 11:50am-1:10pm Ammiel Alcalay and Benjamin Hollander will address how translation as act and idea has shaped their practices and poetic identities. Hollander, who grew up between German and Hebrew before coming to the English he now writes in, will speak to how this linguistic and cultural journey has been translated into the … Read more Alcalay & Hollander at Bard College!