Jacket 13 — April 2001 — Contents page
New American Writing issue - Clark Coolidge feature
This issue of Jacket is a co-production
with New American Writing magazine
Photo of Clark Coolidge by Tom Raworth
Clark Coolidge feature
edited by Nate Dorward
Clark Coolidge: ten poems
Tom Orange: An Interview with Clark Coolidge
Tom Orange: Arrangement and Density: A Context for Early Clark Coolidge
Alan Halsey: From a Diary of Reading Clark Coolidge
Michael Gizzi: XIV: In the Namewakes
Tyler Doherty: A Conversation with Clark Coolidge (in Jacket 22)
Further essays and articles on Clark Coolidge will appear in a forthcoming issue of Jacket. The guest editor for the Clark Coolidge feature is Nate Dorward. He lives in Toronto and runs The Gig magazine (for more information see http://www.geocities.com/ndorward/). He is getting around at last to writing his thesis, on contemporary small-press British poetry.
Linh Dinh: Our Newlyweds
Mark McMorris: Journals from The Café at Light (A Selection)
John Kinsella: Fog and Linnets
Philip Kobylarz: Preen
John Latta: two poems
Lisa Lubasch: Vicinities
Maureen McLane: two poems
Möng-Lan: Three-Auricled Heart
Geoffrey O’Brien: Impressions: 1929
Peter O’Leary: With More Passionate Flying
Greg Purcell: “Let Me Break One Off-Some and Enter Up-In to This Joint...”
Martha Ronk: three poems
Lisa Samuels: two poems
Spencer Selby: Bargain
Kerri Sonnenberg: three poems
Cole Swensen: four poems
Barbara Tomash: Nude in the Bath
Terence Winch: two poems
Andrew Zawacki: From Masquerade
New American Writing magazine
New American Writing Editor Paul Hoover, New York City, 1991. Photo by John Tranter
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