Author Archives: Mira Rosenthal

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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New Poem in The Cincinnati Review

Big thanks to poetry editor Don Bogen for publishing my sonnet “Tenor” in the latest issue of The Cincinnati Review. I’m delighted to have my work included.

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New Translation in New England Review

As part of my ongoing effort to introduce the poetry of Krystyna Dąbrowska in English, I’m pleased to have another translation out in the world, this time in the wonderful New England Review. I love seeing so many different voices from different … Continue reading

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Poem in The Book of Donuts

So full of delight and chocolate cream to announce that I have a new poem in The Book of Donuts, just out from Terrapin Books.

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New Translation in The Threepenny Review

What a thrill to have a new translation in The Threepenny Review, which I have long upheld as the height of magazines for the literary reader. It’s interesting to find that the poem, Krystyna Dąbrowska’s “Wooden Figure of a Hunchbacked Dignitary,” takes … Continue reading

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On “Oolite Lunch,” Now Out in Alaska Quarterly Review

When I lived in Bloomington, Indiana, I became fascinated with the idea of oolitic rock, surrounded as the town was with limestone quarries and filled as it was with limestone buildings. Here we were, living within walls of skeletal fragments, … Continue reading

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Two Poems at Connotation Press

I have two new sonnets up at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact as part of John Hoppenthaler’s “Poetry Congeries.” Wonderful company there: Gary Jackson, Norman Dubie, and others.

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New Translation in The Los Angeles Review

Many thanks to Piotr Florczyk and the other editors at The Los Angeles Review for including my translation “Water Walking Balls” by Krystyna Dąbrowska in the Spring 2017 issue, out today. Dąbrowska is one of the most unforgettable voices to come out … Continue reading

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Poem Featured on Verse Daily

My poem “Washington, DC” from The Literary Review was featured on Verse Daily on April 18. Many thanks to the editors for attending to the health of poetry by publishing one new poem a day from excellent literary journals and books. Their archive is a … Continue reading

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