Author Archives: Shira Dentz

the sun a blazing zero

my new book, the sun a blazing zero, is pre-launching now and the publisher at Lavender Ink/Diálogos is offering it at a pre-launch discount sale through the end of March for $14! You can order it here! the sun a … Continue reading

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Poetry Magazine, March issue

Check out the March 2019 issue of Poetry Magazine here, and my poems “Mango hats stood out from the rest” and “At the End of the Day“

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Intensive Prose Poem Workshop this Weekend

This weekend, March 9–10, I’m teaching an intensive workshop on the prose poem at The Word Barn, 66 Newfields Road, in Exeter, NH. More info and registration here. Space is limited, and registration is open until Friday, March 8–there are … Continue reading

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new poem in Entropy

The Birds “A distinction not dissimilar from geometries of flight in darkness” by Shira Dentz February 6, 2019

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Andrew Seguin reviews how do i net thee in Colorado Review

“Shira Dentz’s third full-length book, how do i net thee, begs the response its title invokes: “let me count the ways.” The ways of this collection are numerous, from the modified dictionary entry for “net” that announces the book’s scope … Continue reading

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New reviews of how do i net thee

Rachel Abramowitz reviews how do i net thee in the new issue of Seneca Review and Travis Sharp reviews how do i net thee at Entropy: “… with globalized capitalism’s pernicious linking-together of everyone, everything, and everywhere, we could say … Continue reading

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Martin Corless-Smith considers how do i net thee in DIAGRAM

END OF YEAR ISSUE,DIAGRAM ISSUE 18.6 Henri Cole, Orphic Paris, NYRB, 2018; Shira Dentz, how do i net thee, Salmon Poetry, 2018; Galen Strawson, Things that bother me., NYRB, 2018 Reviewed by Martin Corless-Smith “Unlike Cole on his melancholic literary … Continue reading

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The Best of the Best 2018: Heavy Feather Review Editors

Poetry Poet/Clark Coolidge how do i net thee/Shira Dentz The Boneyard, The Birth Manual: Investigations into the Heartland/Julia Madsen Nicoque of the Early-Spring/Francis Ponge Moon/Jennifer S. Cheng Dear Angel of Death/Simone White Of All Places In This Place Of All … Continue reading

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Midwinter Day 40th Anniversary Reading with Bernadette Mayer

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2019, 12:30–6:30PM, Hudson River Coffee House, Albany, NY Please join us for a complete reading through the great long poem Midwinter Day by Bernadette Mayer with the author. Also reading will be & other persons mentioned in … Continue reading

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THE EQUALIZER: THIRD SERIES is out now!

Thanks to Michael Schiavo for including my new poems, “Prism,” “Rain Loaves,” “the invention of heaven,” “imagine a day without pain,” and “wax moon” in the final series of THE EQUALIZER with poems by exciting poets Samuel Ace, Jeff Alessandrelli, … Continue reading

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