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Poetry

Five for Kenneth Fearing

Crime novelist Owen Hill is trying to make a comeback as a poet. His new chapbook is Songs from the G.E. Collective (San Francisco).

Self-Portrait Wishing I Were Li Po

Benjamin Gantcher’s poems have appeared in several journals and magazines, including Drunken Boat, Quarterly West, Slate, and Tin House. His first book, If a Lettuce, can be found at independent bookstores in New York City.

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Matt Reeck’s poems have appeared in magazines and in three chapbooks, including “Midwinter” from Fact-Simile Press. Histranslations from the Urdu and the French have appeared in magazines including the Rail’s own InTranslation.

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Bakar Wilson is a fellow of Cave Canem and has performed his work at the Bowery Poetry Club, The Studio Museum of Harlem, and the Flea Theater, among others. He is Professor of English at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2010

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