PoetryFebruary 13, 2017

Callimachus in Sicily

“the thing / that baffles travelers in Zanton / is that nobody who lives there is allowed / …to tell the whole story of how it came to be.” In Stephen Burt‘s poem, Callimachus tells the story of a town whose citizens will never “name / the founders of the town, / who kept it safe through subterfuge and shame.”

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Everything elseNovember 2, 2014

Scrawl–Punk Rock for Grown-Ups: A Retrospective

“. . . the history of women making rock music is a history of women finding ways to give those qualities feminist ends: ‘Rebel Girl, you are the queen of my world.'” Stephen Burt looks back at the grown-up punk of Ohio’s Scrawl.

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