blackbird Spring 2008  Vol. 7  No. 1



Reading Loop Introduction

Larry Levis
   Strange Days: Zbigniew Herbert in Los Angelesspacer
   Elegy with a Bridle In Its Hand   audio iconspacer

Found Portraits
He Was My Friend and Winter

Christopher Buckley
   Larry Levis—The Poet & His Prosespacer

Gerald Stern
   Larry Levis Visits Easton, PA During a spacer
      November Freeze

A Reading by Gerald Stern  audio iconspacer

Matt Donovan
   new poems
      Coleridge in Scotland, Walking  Coleridge in Scotland, Walkingspacer
      Tchaikovsky at the Trinity Site: A Dance of Sorts in Three Actsspacer
   poems from Vellum, winner of the Levis Reading Prize
      Charlie Chaplin Dug Up & Ransomed: A Prayer  Charlie Chaplin Dug Up & Ransomed: A Prayerspacer
      Saint Catherine in a O: A Song About Knives  Saint Catherine in a O: A Song About Knivesspacer
      Towards the Sound of a Heron Stepping on Ice  Towards the Sound of a Heron Stepping on Icespacer

Eleventh Annual Levis Reading Prize  audio iconspacer
   introductions by Terry Oggel, Gregory Donovan, David Wojahn
   a reading by Matt Donovan

A Conversation with Matt Donovan
transcript only

David Roderick
   Book Review | Vellum, by Matt Donovanspacer

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