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Mark Rothko: Three Paintings, Woodland Spring, Alicia Ostriker Jul 2014

Mark Rothko: Three Paintings, Woodland Spring, Alicia Ostriker

Ontario Review

Alicia Ostriker is the author of seven books of poems, most recently Green Age (Pittsburgh, 1989). Her Feminist Revision and the Bible was published earlier this year in the Bucknell Lectures in Literary Theory series by Blackwell. A contributing editor to OR, she teaches at Rutgers University.


Homage To N. (After Chekhov), Daniel Halpern Jul 2014

Homage To N. (After Chekhov), Daniel Halpern

Ontario Review

Daniel Halpern is the author of seven collections, most recently Foreign Neon (Knopf, 1991) and Tango (Viking Penguin, 1987). He has edited numerous volumes, including The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories. Knopf will release his Selected Poems in April 1994. Publisher of the Ecco Press and Antaeus, he lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


The Muse And The Poet, The Naturalist At Large On The Delaware River, An Acquaintance In The Heavens, I Think Continually Of Those Who Went Truly Ape, Free Fall, Annie Dillard Jul 2014

The Muse And The Poet, The Naturalist At Large On The Delaware River, An Acquaintance In The Heavens, I Think Continually Of Those Who Went Truly Ape, Free Fall, Annie Dillard

Ontario Review

Annie Dillard's most recent book is her novel The Living (HarperCollins, 1992). Her poetry has appeared in the Atlantic, Harper's, Poetry, and many other journals. She lives in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts.


"Known To Be Left", Sharon Olds Jul 2014

"Known To Be Left", Sharon Olds

Ontario Review

Sharon Olds's most recent collection is Blood, Tin, Straw (Knopf, 1999). She teaches at New York University.


"Grandmother's Thousand Cats," "Boys On Winter Palominos", Walt Mcdonald Jul 2014

"Grandmother's Thousand Cats," "Boys On Winter Palominos", Walt Mcdonald

Ontario Review

Walt McDonald's new book of poems, All Occasions, was published by the University of Notre Dame Press last year. Some earlier books are Blessings the Body Gave (Ohio State), Counting Survivors (Pittsburgh), and Night Landings (Harper & Row). He is Poet Laureate of Texas for 2001.


"Calhoun," "Thunder", William Reichard Jul 2014

"Calhoun," "Thunder", William Reichard

Ontario Review

William Reichard's first collection of poetry, An Alchemy in the Bones, won a Minnesota Voices prize, and was published by New Rivers Press in 1999. His work has appeared in many journals, including Columbia, Spoon River Poetry Review, and The Georgia Review. He lives in St. Paul.


"Ravel Piano Trio," "Bonnard Retrospective", Alicia Ostriker Jul 2014

"Ravel Piano Trio," "Bonnard Retrospective", Alicia Ostriker

Ontario Review

Alicia Ostriker is the author of nine volumes of poetry, most recently The Little Space: Poems Selected and New, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize in 1998. A Professor of English at Rutgers University, this fall she is a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge.


"Forgetting David Weinstock", Gray Jacobik Jul 2014

"Forgetting David Weinstock", Gray Jacobik

Ontario Review

Gray Jacobik, a frequent OR contributor, has recently published in The Kenyon Review, Poetry, and The Best American Poetry, 1999. She lives in Pomfret Center, Connecticut.


"Thanksgiving, 1621," "John Billington's Exile," "Waking In Plymouth", David Roderick Jul 2014

"Thanksgiving, 1621," "John Billington's Exile," "Waking In Plymouth", David Roderick

Ontario Review

David Roderick was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He has poems appearing or forthcoming in Boulevard, Poetry Northwest, Verse, and other journals.


"Concerning Alice, Wife Of A Junior Executive Assigned In Tangier", Oliver Rice Jul 2014

"Concerning Alice, Wife Of A Junior Executive Assigned In Tangier", Oliver Rice

Ontario Review

Oliver Rice received the 1998 Theodore Roethke Prize, awarded by Poetry Northwest. His work will appear in Ohio Review's anthology celebrating their thirty years of publication, as well as in the new editions of Bedford/St. Martin's college textbooks, titled Poetry: An Introduction and The Bedford Introduction to Literature.


Breakdown Lane, Robert Phillips Jun 2014

Breakdown Lane, Robert Phillips

Ontario Review

Robert Phillips' fifth collection of poems, Breakdown Lane, is forthcoming from Johns Hopkins. A contributing editor of OR, he is the director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.


House Of Childhood, A Moment, Everything, Gregory Orr Jun 2014

House Of Childhood, A Moment, Everything, Gregory Orr

Ontario Review

Gregory Orr has recently completed two collections, The Marble Forest, from which these poems are taken, and a booklength sequence based on the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. A collection of his essays, Richer Entanglements, appeared last fall from the University of Michigan in its Poets on Poetry series. He directs the MFA Program at the University of Virginia.


Going To China Girls, The Agit-Prop Train V.I. Lenin No. 1, Not Everybody Loves A Uniform, Page Dougherty Delano Jun 2014

Going To China Girls, The Agit-Prop Train V.I. Lenin No. 1, Not Everybody Loves A Uniform, Page Dougherty Delano

Ontario Review

Page Dougherty Delano's poems have appeared recently in The Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, and Thirteenth Moon. She is currently working on a manuscript of poems, Victory Girls, about women in World War II. She teaches at Hunter College, and lives in New York City.


In Praise Of The Bathos, Albert Goldbarth Jun 2014

In Praise Of The Bathos, Albert Goldbarth

Ontario Review

Albert Goldbarth's most recent book is Across the Layers: Poems Old and New (Georgia). Winner of the 1992 National Book Critics Circle Award, he is Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Wichita State University in Kansas.


Incognito, And Not & Other Poems, Lynn Mcgee Jun 2014

Incognito, And Not & Other Poems, Lynn Mcgee

Ontario Review

Lynn McGee, a former OR contributor, has published poems recently in Painted Bride Quarterly and fiction in Northwest Review. She lives in Brooklyn.


Saturday, Brooks Haxton Jun 2014

Saturday, Brooks Haxton

Ontario Review

Brooks Haxton's most recent books are Dead Reckoning and Traveling Company. New poems of his are in The Atlantic, Paris Review, Yale Review, and other journals. He teaches at Syracuse University.


In The Cemetery High Above Shillington, John Updike Jun 2014

In The Cemetery High Above Shillington, John Updike

Ontario Review

John Updike's Collected Poems 1953-1993 was published by Knopf last spring. His most recent novel is Brazil. A frequent OR contributor, he lives in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.


"The Amusement Park Of Natural Disasters", Denver Butson Jun 2014

"The Amusement Park Of Natural Disasters", Denver Butson

Ontario Review

Denver Butson's three books of poetry are triptych (The Commoner Press, 1999), Mechanical Birds (St. Andrews Press, 2001), and illegible address (Luquer Street Press, 2004).


"Mechanical Horse With Girl And Bees", Paula Bohince Jun 2014

"Mechanical Horse With Girl And Bees", Paula Bohince

Ontario Review

Paula Bohince is the author of Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods (Sarabande Books, 2008). She has received the "Discovery" /The Nation Award and the Amy Clampitt Resident Fellowship.


"Bust," "Working In Flour", Jeff Friedman Jun 2014

"Bust," "Working In Flour", Jeff Friedman

Ontario Review

Jeff Friedman's fourth collection of poetry, Black Threads, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in 2007. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Margie, Poetry, Agni Online, and The New Republic. He is a core faculty member in the M.F.A Program in Poetry at New England College.


"Mrs. Grossheim's, 1955," "Never Again", Ronald Wallace Jun 2014

"Mrs. Grossheim's, 1955," "Never Again", Ronald Wallace

Ontario Review

Ron Wallace is the author of twelve books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, including For a Limited Time Only: Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008) and Long for this World: New and Selected Poems (Pittsburgh, 2003). He codirects the creative writing program at the University of Wisconsin and edits the University of Wisconsin Press poetry series.


"Hare Song," "Descent", Tracy Jo Barnwell Jun 2014

"Hare Song," "Descent", Tracy Jo Barnwell

Ontario Review

Tracy Jo Barnwell received an MA from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins in 1998 and a PhD in creative writing from the University of Houston in 2005. She has been the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Award, the Barthelme Award for fiction. Her work has recently appeared in Pleiades, Gettysburg Review, Quarterly West, and The Missouri Review.


"What Was Expected," "Tomma And Sandy", Joan Murray Jun 2014

"What Was Expected," "Tomma And Sandy", Joan Murray

Ontario Review

Joan Murray is a longtime contributor to Ontario Review. Her most recent collection is Dancing on the Edge (Beacon, 2002). She is also the editor of the Poems to Live By anthologies from Beacon and the Pushcart Book of Poetry.


"For A Moment You Are Nowhere," "Flag," "Nut," "Window", Michael Goldman Jun 2014

"For A Moment You Are Nowhere," "Flag," "Nut," "Window", Michael Goldman

Ontario Review

Michael Goldman is Professor of English emeritus at Princeton University. He has published two volumes of poetry and several books of dramatic criticism, including Ibsen: The Dramaturgy of Fear, which recently won the George Jean Nathan Award for dramatic criticism.


"As Sure As Night Is Dark And Day Is Light," "Slights", Dick Allen Jun 2014

"As Sure As Night Is Dark And Day Is Light," "Slights", Dick Allen

Ontario Review

Dick Allen is the author of seven collections of poetry including, most recently, The Day Before: New Poems, 2003 and Ode to the Cold War: Poems New and Selected, 1997, both by Sarabande Books. His poem "See the Pyramids Along the Nile" was selected for The Best American Poetry 2006.


"Chances", Robert Cording Jun 2014

"Chances", Robert Cording

Ontario Review

Robert Cording teaches English and creative writing at College of the Holy Cross. He has published five collections of poems: Life-list, which won the Ohio State University Press/ Journal award, in 1987; What Binds Us To This World (Copper Beech Press, 1991); Heavy Grace, (Alice James, 1996); Against Consolation (CavanKerry Press, 2002); and most recently, Common Life, from CavanKerry (2006).


"Rapture: South Branch Mortlock River, Doodenanning," "Canto Of The Dry River Empyrean (30)," "Rapture 6: The Crescent Of Little Beach", John Kinsella Jun 2014

"Rapture: South Branch Mortlock River, Doodenanning," "Canto Of The Dry River Empyrean (30)," "Rapture 6: The Crescent Of Little Beach", John Kinsella

Ontario Review

Australian-born John Kinsella is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, and editor of the international literary journal Salt. His volume of poems The New Arcadia appeared from Norton in 2005.


"Minghun," "Hearts," "Lament", Elisabeth Murawski Jun 2014

"Minghun," "Hearts," "Lament", Elisabeth Murawski

Ontario Review

Elisabeth Murawski is the author of Moon and Mercury and Troubled by an Angel. Publications include: The Yale Review, The New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, Antioch Review, Chelsea, and others. Winner of the 2006 Ann Stanford Prize for "Abu Ghraib Suggests the Issenheim Altarpiece."


"Poem In Time Of War, 2006", Anita Barrows Jun 2014

"Poem In Time Of War, 2006", Anita Barrows

Ontario Review

Anita Barrows, a prize-winning poet and a clinical psychologist, is the author of four books of poetry, and recipient of an NEA grant as well as the Quarterly Review of Literature's Contemporary Poetry Award. She has been a professional translator for more than thirty years.


"The Thin Glass Stems Of Insertion," "To This", Albert Goldbarth Jun 2014

"The Thin Glass Stems Of Insertion," "To This", Albert Goldbarth

Ontario Review

Albert Goldbarth's many collections of poetry include two that received the National Book Critics Circle Award. His new book To Be Read in 500 Years, is forthcoming from Graywolf.