Author Archives: Mira Rosenthal

A Poem and an Interview

I’m so happy to have my poem “Sublet, Pay-Later System,” which touches on issue of housing and identity theft, in the latest issue of Subtropics. Thank you to Ange Mlinko for publishing it and to Stephanie Maniaci for the wonderful conversation that … Continue reading

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“For the self / needs to be taken to the core now / and then…”

…needs the world to be a little dirty and dark, below the surface, steeped in cheap vodka, breath reeking, voice slurring names over a broken intercom that garbles human speech, reducing to hum places you could go but don’t. You … Continue reading

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New Poem in Poetry Magazine

I’m absolutely thrilled to have my poem “The Invention of the Interstate System” in the January issue of Poetry magazine. It’s a dream come true! And check out their new design, including a fold-out page featuring the work of none … Continue reading

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Two Sonnets in Memorious

One last publication to usher in the new year! The latest issue of the wonderful online journal Memorious includes two sonnets that I wrote about different experiences of miscarriage. After I went through one myself, I was stunned by how many women … Continue reading

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Web Exclusive: Poetry by Krystyna Dąbrowska in The Brooklyn Rail

The Brooklyn Rail recently published an ample selection of translations from my most recent project, the Selected Poems of Krystyna Dąbrowska, for which I’m eternally grateful to editors Jennifer Zoble and Donald Breckenridge. I love that they’ve envisioned InTranslation, the web exclusive feature of the magazine, as “a … Continue reading

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“Memory Loss” in Gulf Coast

So happy to have a new poem in Gulf Coast! And how fitting that a poem about memory loss brings me back to my alma mater.   

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Poet to Poet: An Interview at the Center for the Art of Translation

Two Lines Press Senior Editor Emily Wolahan and I had a great conversation about form, meter, and the freedom that comes through constraint in the translation of poetry. The interview is up at the Center for the Art of Translation.

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Sonnet in Prairie Schooner

I have another new sonnet, “Assist,” in the latest issue of Prairie Schooner—adorned with this great artwork on the cover! Glad to be in the same pages as Valzhyna Mort, Jacque Rancourt, Bruce Bond, and so many other great friends and … Continue reading

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New Elegy in the Birmingham Poetry Review

People Bring Us Flowers too many white flowers, as if the soul requires a veil of pure substance it never had the need to form in life, or we must have the underbelly of so many briars to hide like … Continue reading

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Profile in the New Times

Arts reporter Rebecca Rose interviewed me recently in advance of a reading I gave in Orcutt this past week. You can check out the profile that she wrote at the New Times. Thanks so much to Michael Mclaughlin, the CORE … Continue reading

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