Category: Poetry Publications

Dammy Aderibigbe’s latest publications

Michael “Dammy” Aderibigbe, one of our current poets, continues to have a productive year: He has recently published poems in the latest issues of cream city review, Fjords, and the Hawaii Review!  Dammy also has a chapbook out called In Praise of Our Absent Father, which was released last month by Akashik Books. Congratulations, Dammy!  We’re very proud of […]

Laura Marris’ latest publications

We’re happy to share that Laura Marris (Poetry ’13) has published a slew of poems recently!  “Moon Man” and “Prognosis” appear with audio recordings in The Cortland Review, and “Threshold” and “Choose Your Own Adventure” are in Prelude.   Laura has also published a thought-provoking piece on Adam Kirsch’s book Emblems of the Passing World in The Common. […]

Dammy Aderibigbe publishes chapbook

Michael “Dammy” Aderibigbe (Poetry ’16) has just published his chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, with Akashik Books! About Dammy, Tsitsi Jaji says, “Here is a poet whose vision and empathy reach into the intimate corners of family history, bearing witness to generations of tenderness, violence, generosity, survival and imagination with rare precision.” You can purchase a copy by […]

Dammy Aderibigbe’s poem in RATTLE

We’re pleased to announce that Michael “Dammy” Aderibigbe’s poem “The Origin of Kindness” is forthcoming in RATTLE issue 50!  Dammy is currently in the MFA program for poetry at Boston University, where he studies with Robert Pinsky and Karl Kirchwey. Congrats, Dammy! D.M. Aderibigbe is from Nigeria. His chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, is an […]

Lisa Hiton published in Word Riot

Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has published two poems on Word Riot, which you can read and listen to here! Lisa’s poem “Dream of My Father’s Shiva, McCoy Park, 1976” is read by poet Richie Hofmann, who holds a BA from BU.  Richie recently published his first book of poetry.  At BU, he studied with Rosanna Warren. Congratulations, Lisa and […]

Sasenarine Persaud shortlisted for Guyana Prize for Literature

We’re pleased to share that Sasenarine Persaud’s (Fiction ’06) poetry collection, Love in a Time of Technology, was shortlisted for the Guyana Prize in Literature!  You can also see the announcement in the Guyana Chronicle, here. The judges had this to say about the book: “A fine collection of brief, succinct poems. The imagery is emotionally charged and reverberates with […]

Kelly Morse to publish chapbook in spring 2016

Kelly Morse (Poetry ’12) recently shared that her chapbook, Heavy Light, will be published by Two of Cups Press in spring 2016! Kelly says, “Heavy Light focuses on the ambivalence nested within motherhood, the trauma and strange joy of it.”  Above is a photo of Kelly and her daughter, which we thought fitting for this great news! Poems from […]

Calvin Olsen published in The Missouri Review

We are happy to share (a bit late!) that Calvin Olsen’s (Poetry 2011) poem “Territory” was featured as the Poem of the Week on The Missouri Review online.  You can also read “Territory” and another poem by Calvin called “I Wish the Moon” in our alumni journal, 236. Calvin says, I attempted to shape the poem to allow the reader to […]

Nina Palisano on list of Best New Poets, 2015

We’re thrilled to announce that Nina Palisano (Poetry 2015) has been selected as one of 2015’s Best New Poets!  The full list, compiled by Tracy K. Smith, features fifty emerging poets and the titles of their winning poems.  Nina also won this year’s Academy of American Poets Prize at BU.  You can pick up a copy […]

Lisa Hiton published in The Adroit Journal

We’re happy to announce that Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has just been published in The Adroit Journal!  Click here to read her poems “In Response to Trees” and “Variation on Testimony,” each accompanied by an audio-recording of Lisa reading her work. Congratulations, Lisa! Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A in Poetry from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Arts […]