Derek Furr

Derek Furr is a literature professor and director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Bard College. He is the author of a collection of fiction and essays, Suite For Three Voices (Fomite Press, 2012), and a work of literary criticism Recorded Poetry and Poetic Reception from Edna Millay to the Circle of Robert Lowell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Semitones, a new collection of prose and poetry with art by Andres San Millan, will be published by Fomite in 2015.



Michael Cohen

Since his retirement from university teaching, Michael Cohen has been writing personal essays. Almost two dozen of these, including “The Place Where It Happened,” have just been collected in A Place to Read: Life and Books, published by Interactive Publications in Brisbane.


Able Muse Pushcart Prize 2014 Nominations

I'm pleased to announce that the following two poetry translations, two poems, one story, and one essay have been nominated for Pushcart Prize 2014 by Able Muse.

Poetry Translations:

  1. “Evil” by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by X.J. Kennedy
  2. “The Five Races of Man” by Hesiod, translated by A.E. Stallings


“Against the Daily Grind”

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