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Old 03-09-2003, 02:18 AM
Joseph Bottum Joseph Bottum is offline
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Did anyone already mention that Deborah has a fine poem, "Hercules' Eighth Labor," in the March issue of the journal First Things? Rhina Espaillat in December, and Deborah Warren this month--a great run for formalists in the journal! (Robert Conquest's poem in an intervening issue wasn't bad either.)

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Old 03-14-2003, 08:03 AM
Don Kimball Don Kimball is offline
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I have to second what Mr. Bottum says. I just read Deborah's poem in First Things and it's a magnificent piece,
full of energy and grace - where each word seems to fall into place so effortlessly. One of the things that I admire in her work, is that she has such a good ear for writing verse about classical subjects.
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Old 03-14-2003, 03:37 PM
Terese Coe Terese Coe is offline
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Delighted to see this news, and well-deserved!

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Old 03-16-2003, 09:55 AM
Deborah Warren Deborah Warren is offline
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Jody, thanks for your comment. And what fine company I'm in, in First Things.
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Old 03-21-2003, 02:23 AM
Clive Watkins Clive Watkins is offline
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Congratulations, Deborah! You are popping up everywhere! Well done!

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Old 04-07-2003, 06:01 PM
Steve Harris Steve Harris is offline
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For some time now I have been a fan of the poetry that appears in First Things. (I've had my share of rejections from there as well.) Congrats Ms. Warren!
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