Review of Joe Harrington’s Of Some Sky for New Letters, Oct., 2018

Here are some brief thoughts about how line breaks connect verse and body through breath, movement, and sight.

Denise Low reviews Stanley Lombardo’s translation Sappho: Complete Poems and Fragments (Hackett) for the new issue of New Letters.

From Jason Hanna’s Illuminated Authorship series, the letter-press edition, “Quilting,” designed and created by Linda Sampson Talleur, featured in a virtual exhibition: 

Konza Journal #51 (2017) “Turtles as Survivors,” excerpt from memoir The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival (Bison Books-University of Nebraska Press, 2017) by Denise Low

Jackalope Walks into a Truckstop” prose by Denise Low from the book Jackalope (Red Mountain Press, 2016) broadcast on High Plains Public Radio 12 Oct. 2017

May 1, 2016  High Plains Public Radio live program , 5-7 pm. Video is online!

March, 2016 Video of reading from Jackalope at The Writers Place, KC , 35 min.

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Photo by Susan Gardner

Kenneth Irby interview for New Letters on the Air, by Denise Low, March, 2015, aired July, 2015.

Link to Denise Low poetry broadsides of 40 Kansas poets, poem and biographical note and analysis, including William Stafford, Langston Hughes, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Jonathan Holden, Ben Lerner, Wyatt Townley, James Tate, others.

Link to audio of Prairie Lights Bookstore reading June 16, 2011, with Kathryn Kysar

Interview with Zingara Poetry Review‘s editor Lisa Hase-Jackson.

Writer’s Place Poetry Reading Series, Denise Low, April 21, 2009; audio at the Johnson Co. Central Resource Library.  00:32:00 minutes, 2.2 MB

Link to 2007 New Letters on the Air recording as Kansas Poet Laureate (audio interview and reading), interviewed by: Angela Elam (Catalog Number: 20070713): “A fifth-generation Kansan whose poems and essays consider the openness and majesty of the prairie and its natural inhabitants, Low begins her two-year term as the second Poet Laureate of Kansas this July.  A professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, she discusses the native influences on her work and reads from her most recent books, Words of a Prairie Alchemist and her New and Selected Poems.” Link to 2015 interview and reading with  Greg Field (2015):  Catalog Number: 20151127, 20150424 “… Low, who is now retired from teaching at Haskell Indian Nations University, talks about her own Native American heritage and reads from her 2014 poetry collection, Mélange Block, published by Red Mountain Press in New Mexico .”

 Blue Lyra Review, two poems “Crop Duster Plane” and “Garden of William Burroughs”

“Two Gates” video from Lawrence Journal World

John Hoppenthaler edited a special collection of women’s poetry for online journal Connotation Press . This issue features Low as well as Maxine Kumin and Alicia Ostriker. Low says, “I am honored to have poems in this e-zine”. Please visit this website, and many thanks to John for his “Poetry Congeries.”


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