By Daniel Tiffany
JUL-AUG 2018 | Poetry
Daniel Tiffany is the author of ten books of poetry and literary criticism. The stanzas published here are drawn from a book-length poem composed in syllabics, which writes through The Book of Margery Kempe (the first autobiography in the English language), dictated by an illiterate fourteenth-century mystic. Additional stanzas from the poem will be appearing in BOMB, Iowa Review, FENCE, Colorado Review, The Tiny, Journal of Poetics Research (Australia), Flash Cove (Australia), Iowa Review, VOLT, Horsethief, Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, West Branch, and Bennington Review.
APRIL 2020 | Books
I rely almost entirely on the thin veil of the speaker or the artist to protect me from the hazard of disclosure. Its what allows me to, for instance, stand in front of my mother and read a poem in which the speaker chokes on someone's hair while getting throatfucked.