By Candice Wang

The Great Poem Series: Ron Silliman’s “For Larry Eigner, Silent”

Born in Pasco, Washington in 1946, Ron Silliman is known for his post-avant poetry blog (which garnered an impressive 2 million views in 2009) and involvement in the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E movement. Pursuing both a career as a computer market analyst and a generously lauded poet, he was the 1998 Pew Fellow in the Arts, and winner…

Five Questions: An Interview with Jenny Boully

Born in Korat, Thailand, Jenny Boully is a celebrated poet of contemporary poetry who grew up in Texas, and studied at Hollins University and the University of Notre Dame. She has authored three books of great acclaim, “The Body” in 2002, “The Book of Beginnings and Endings” in 2002, and “[one love affair]*” in 2006.…