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Silk by Grace Dane Mazur

Robert Boswell recommends Silk, stories by Grace Dane Mazur: “Mazur is a former microbiologist, and the stories in her first collection offer a means of apprehending the world that is both intellectually fascinating and sensually wired. It is either a book of the mind about pleasures of the flesh, or a book of the flesh…

A Conversation with Gail Mazur

  This interview about the Blacksmith House Poetry Series, which will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2013, was edited and condensed from a tape recording made as part of the Cambridge Historical Society’s oral history initiative. Gail Mazur is the author of six books of poetry, including They Can’t Take That Away from Me, a…

The Common by Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur: The Common (Univ. of Chicago), her third collection of poems, of which Lloyd Schwartz comments: ” ‘Dislocated’ in Houston, New Englander Gail Mazur writes that she’s determined to look at her new surroundings ‘with the wise tough eye of exile.’ She succeeds-partly because, like so many of our very best poets, she is…

Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur’s collections include Forbidden City (University of Chicago Press, 2016); Figures in a Landscape (University of Chicago Press, 2011); Zeppo’s First Wife: New and Selected Poems (University of Chicago Press, 2005), winner of the Massachusetts Book Prize and finalist for LA Times Book Prize; and They Can’t Take That Away from Me (University of…

Winter 2019-20

Winter 2019-20

The Winter 2019-20 Issue. Ploughshares is an award-winning journal of new writing. Since 1971, Ploughshares has discovered and cultivated the freshest voices in contemporary American literature, and remains prescient in the digital age by providing readers with thoughtful and entertaining literature in a variety of formats. Find out why the New York Times named Ploughshares “the…