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Three Poems, Tom Wayman Aug 2014

Three Poems, Tom Wayman

Ontario Review

TOM WAYMAN has published widely, in Canada, the United States, and England. He is the author of Waiting for Wayman (reviewed in this issue) and For and Against the Moon: Blues, Yells and Chuckles (Macmillan, 1974). The Canadian Forum recently featured a number of his poems.


Snowscapes, Derk Wynand Aug 2014

Snowscapes, Derk Wynand

Ontario Review

DERK WYNAND teaches at the University of Victoria, and has published or will be publishing work in The Dalhousie Review, The Canadian Fiction Magazine, Littack (England), and The Far Point.


Love Poem, John R. Reed Aug 2014

Love Poem, John R. Reed

Ontario Review

JOHN R. REED teaches English at Wayne State University and is the author of many poems, critical essays, and reviews, which have appeared in such journals as Prairie Schooner, Modern Poetry Studies, and Poetry. His books include Old School Ties and Perception and Design in Tennyson's "Idylls of the King."


Three Poems, John Ditsky Aug 2014

Three Poems, John Ditsky

Ontario Review

JOHN DITSKY has published widely in both American and Canadian periodicals, including Prairie Schooner, The New York Times, and the Georgia Review. He is poetry editor of The University of Windsor Review, teaches English at the University of Windsor, and is completing a collection of poetry, Scar Tissue.


From Burn Tissue Cycle, J. Michael Yates Aug 2014

From Burn Tissue Cycle, J. Michael Yates

Ontario Review

J. MICHAEL YATES is the author of Nothing Speaks for the Blue Moraines (reviewed in this issue), Man in the Glass Octopus (fiction, The Sono Nis Press, 1968), The Abstract Beast (fiction and drama, Sono Nis, 1971), and many other volumes; his work has appeared virtually everywhere — in Poetry, The Tamarack Review, The Southern Review, The Malahat Review, The Canadian Forum, such anthologies as Contemporary Poetry of British Columbia, and elsewhere. He has taught most recently at the University of British Columbia and is now a full-time writer and publisher.


Two Poems, Ernest Sandeen Aug 2014

Two Poems, Ernest Sandeen

Ontario Review

ERNEST SANDEEN, on the English faculty of the University of Notre Dame, has published widely in periodicals such as Poetry, The Hudson Review, The Iowa Review, and Prism International. He has two books of poems, Antennas of Silence and Children and Older Strangers, and is putting together a third.


Loneliness Of The Minotaur, Miroslav Holub Aug 2014

Loneliness Of The Minotaur, Miroslav Holub

Ontario Review

MIROSLAV HOLUB is the author of 11 books of poetry and 3 books of essays in Czech, and his translated works include a Penguin Selected Poems (1967) and Although (London: Jonathan Cape, 1971). His poetry has appeared in many magazines — including Mosaic, Transatlantic Review, The Times Literary Supplement, and London Magazine. Dr. Holub works as an immunologist in Czechoslovakia.


Two For Alfred North Whitehead, Conrad Hilberry Aug 2014

Two For Alfred North Whitehead, Conrad Hilberry

Ontario Review

CONRAD HILBERRY has recently published a second volume of poems, Rust (Ohio University Press), and will spend much of this academic year writing, with the help of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches English at Kalamazoo College.


From The Jerusalem Poems, Stanley Cooperman Aug 2014

From The Jerusalem Poems, Stanley Cooperman

Ontario Review

STANLEY COOPERMAN is the author of a number of books of poetry — Cannibals (Oberon Press), The Day of the Parrot (University of Nebraska Press), Cappelbaum's Dance (Nebraska), and The Owl Behind the Door (McClelland & Stewart); and of World War I and the American Novel (Johns Hopkins), and many critical essays. He teaches at Simon Fraser University.


The Letter; Finding My Mother's Copy Of Hart Crane, Katherine Mosby Aug 2014

The Letter; Finding My Mother's Copy Of Hart Crane, Katherine Mosby

Ontario Review

A resident of New York City, Katherine Mosby is working on a doctorate in English at New York University. She was published previously in Poetry.


Bread & Water; Love's Body, Elizabeth Spires Aug 2014

Bread & Water; Love's Body, Elizabeth Spires

Ontario Review

Elizabeth Spires of Baltimore is the author of two books of poetry, Globe and Swan's Island, the latter forthcoming this fall from Holt, Rinehart and Winston. She teaches at Goucher College.


After The Fact; Precisely Now (Translated By Edmund Keeley), Yannis Ritsos, Edmund Keeley Aug 2014

After The Fact; Precisely Now (Translated By Edmund Keeley), Yannis Ritsos, Edmund Keeley

Ontario Review

Yannis Ritsos, the distinguished Greek poet, has published many volumes, including Parentheses and The Distant.
Edmund Keeley of Princeton, New Jersey is the author of a recent novel, A Wilderness Called Peace, and translator of a selection of Ritsos's poems, Exile and Return, to be published this fall by The Ecco Press.


The Scientist's Wife Has An Opinion On Her Rival, Jana Harris Aug 2014

The Scientist's Wife Has An Opinion On Her Rival, Jana Harris

Ontario Review

Jana Harris has published a novel, Alaska, and her most recent book of poems is Manhattan as a Second Language. A prize-winning horsewoman, she now lives in Seattle.


Skiing Home At Dusk; The House Not Home; Solstice, Entering Capricorn, Jay Parini Aug 2014

Skiing Home At Dusk; The House Not Home; Solstice, Entering Capricorn, Jay Parini

Ontario Review

Jay Parini, who teaches at Middlebury College, is the author of several books including Anthracite Country (poems), and Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic.


A Letter To Andrew And Jonathan And Other Poems, Laurence Goldstein Aug 2014

A Letter To Andrew And Jonathan And Other Poems, Laurence Goldstein

Ontario Review

Professor of English at the University of Michigan and editor of The Michigan Quarterly Review, Laurence Goldstein has published in Poetry, Southern Review, MSS and elsewhere. He is the author of Altamira (poems) and Ruins and Empire (literary history). The Flying Machine and Modern Literature (criticism) will appear in December from Indiana University Press.


Touch, John Ditsky Aug 2014

Touch, John Ditsky

Ontario Review

John Ditsky of the University of Windsor is the author of numerous poems, critical essays, and reviews that have appeared in many North American literary magazines. His most recent book of poems is Friend & Lover (Ontario Review Press).


Alternative Lives; Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) And The Two Blue Glasses, Constance Urdang Aug 2014

Alternative Lives; Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) And The Two Blue Glasses, Constance Urdang

Ontario Review

Constance Urdang's most recent book of poems is Only the World. The University of Pittsburgh Press will bring out her new and selected poems in 1986. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis and was a visiting lecturer at Princeton in 1985.


The World; The Arena Of Civilization, Jon Davis Aug 2014

The World; The Arena Of Civilization, Jon Davis

Ontario Review

Jon Davis recently completed an MFA at the University of Montana, where he won the Academy of American Poets Award and edited Cutbank. His chapbook West of New England received the Merriam Award (1983), and he has published lately in Poetry, Georgia Review, Tendril, and elsewhere.


The Wedding; Cracow, Ruth Whitman Aug 2014

The Wedding; Cracow, Ruth Whitman

Ontario Review

Ruth Whitman, a resident of Brookline, Massachusetts, is the author of several volumes of poery, including The Marriage Wig, The Passion of Lizzie Borden, and Permanent Address.


Rene's Husband; The Shawl, Frederick Feirstein Aug 2014

Rene's Husband; The Shawl, Frederick Feirstein

Ontario Review

Frederick Feirstein, a New Yorker, most recently published Manhattan Carnival: A Dramatic Monologue. "The Shawl" is from a new manuscript, Stubborn Spring; "Renee's Husband," from a book-length poem in progress, The Psychiatrist at the Cocktail Party.


Reincarnation, Goodbye: 1992, Constance Urdang Jul 2014

Reincarnation, Goodbye: 1992, Constance Urdang

Ontario Review

Constance Urdang is the author of a number of books, including Alternative Lives, poems (Pittsburgh), and The Woman Who Reads Novels and Peacetime, novellas (Coffee House Press). She lives in St. Louis.


Making Money, The Ugly Step Sister, Denise Duhamel Jul 2014

Making Money, The Ugly Step Sister, Denise Duhamel

Ontario Review

Denise Duhamel of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, has poems in current issues of The Harvard Review and Westbranch, and her work will be represented in Best American Poetry 1993.


Bible Studies, By Huron, John R. Reed Jul 2014

Bible Studies, By Huron, John R. Reed

Ontario Review

John R. Reed has published two books of poetry, as well as several scholarly books. His poems and short stories have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Poetry, Paris Review, and many other journals. A contributing editor to OR, he is a Distinguished Professor of English at Wayne State University in Detroit.


Outing, Such A State, Eamon Grennan Jul 2014

Outing, Such A State, Eamon Grennan

Ontario Review

Eamon Grennan's most recent book of poems, As If It Matters, appeared from Greywolf in 1992. A former OR contributor, he teaches at Vassar College.


Pace, Stones And Soil, Walking To An Eight O'Clock Class, Gray Jacobik Jul 2014

Pace, Stones And Soil, Walking To An Eight O'Clock Class, Gray Jacobik

Ontario Review

Gray Jacobik has new poems in the Connecticut Review, Louisiana Literature, and Wisconsin Review. A recipient this year of an NEA Fellowship, she teaches at Eastern Connecticut State University.


Among The Stars, Eidolons, The Meeting, The Shopper, William Heyen Jul 2014

Among The Stars, Eidolons, The Meeting, The Shopper, William Heyen

Ontario Review

William Heyen, a frequent OR contributor, published Ribbons: The Gulf War last year. The Host: Selected Poems 1965-1990 will appear next spring from Time Being Books. He teaches at SUNY Brockport.


From Oh How Can I Keep On Singing?, Jana Harris Jul 2014

From Oh How Can I Keep On Singing?, Jana Harris

Ontario Review

Jana Harris has published several books of poetry, including The Sourlands (OR Press, 1989), and a novel Alaska (1980). OR Press will be bringing out Oh How Can I Keep on Singing? in November. Raised in the Pacific Northwest, she lives with her husband in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains where they raise horses.


Last Request, Greg Johnson Jul 2014

Last Request, Greg Johnson

Ontario Review

Greg Johnson's most recent books are Pagan Babies, a. novel (Dutton, 1993), and Aid and Comfort, poems (Univ. Press of Florida, 1993). He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.


Cornelia Street: 6 A.M., Railroad Bridge, Far From Home, Bees, Nicholas Chistropher Jul 2014

Cornelia Street: 6 A.M., Railroad Bridge, Far From Home, Bees, Nicholas Chistropher

Ontario Review

Nicholas Christopher has published four books of poems, most recendy In the Year of the Comet (Viking Penguin, 1992). Viking will bring out his fifth book, 5° and Other Poems in 1994. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry for 1993-94, he lives in New York City.


Folk Song: On The Road Again, Swept, Hayden Carruth Jul 2014

Folk Song: On The Road Again, Swept, Hayden Carruth

Ontario Review

Hayden Carruth has published 28 books, chiefly poetry but including also a novel, four books of criticism, and two anthologies. His most recent books are Suicides and Jazzers (1992) and The Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-91 (1992), the latter winning this year's National Book Critics Circle Award.