Rodger Kamenetz's eighth book of poetry is The Missing Jew: Poems 1976-2022. [bit.ly/TheMissingJew2022 ] He is also the author of The Jew in the LotusÂ and The History of Last Night's Dream. Â His website is http://www.kamenetz.com.
I. and IBy Rodger Kamenetz
Ayin Press produced Gerald Stern's last book, I., not long after his death in 2022 at age ninety-seven. This handsome amplified edition of a poem first published online carries a joyful foreword by Ross Gay, a brilliant preface by Stern, and a learned afterword by Alicia Ostriker. I.which stands for Isaiahin many ways explores the contemporary poetics of ancient prophetic inspiration.