Tag Archives: poetry

Trash People, Korean Poetry

Yi Yon-Ju made her literary debut in a Korean journal called World of Writers (Chakga ui sekye) in 1991. One of the nine poems published there was “Family Photo.” The same year, Yi’s first book of poetry, A Night Market Where There Are Prostitutes (Maeumnyo … Continue reading

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Three Bengali Women Poets of Kolkata

Read this beautiful piece by Debarati Mehta, translated from the Bengali by Carolyne Wright, as it appeared in Artful Dodge 46/47: The Absolute Artist From the lotus pond’s edge, the calming lake, he brought clay. Straining drop by drop the Subarnarekha’s … Continue reading

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From Artful Dodge 44/45:

Venus Khoury-Ghata was born in Lebanon and got driven into writing after the tragedy of her brother, an apprentice poet she lost to his drug addiction and his hospital’s electroshock treatments. Now an established poet and novelist, Venus writes to keep … Continue reading

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From Artful Dodge 40/ 41

Nin Andrews Mannequins Lately I’ve been trying to be a good Buddhist. I like the concepts: becoming free of suffering, happy, peaceful, blissed-out. But I have this theory- a not very Buddhist theory-that most people are actually mannequins. They have … Continue reading

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Old House and Spring Memories

Hello readers! Did you know that Artful Dodge now has a Twitter account? Follow us for new updates and a peek into the fun life of the Dodge’s editorial team at The College of Wooster: @ArtfulDodgeMag! And now, in fond … Continue reading

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In conversation with…Rita Dove

The latest issue (50/51) of Artful Dodge featured an intimate conversation between proclaimed poet, Rita Dove, and our editor-in-chief, Daniel Bourne. Here’s what Dove had to say about her Pulitzer Prize (1987) winning collection, Thomas and Beulah: “The impetus to … Continue reading

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Update About Submissions!

If you’ve been checking our website, this might be old news to you, but if not…please note some BIG CHANGES down the pike for submitting work to the Artful Dodge! After June 30, 2014 we will no longer be able to … Continue reading

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