Williamsburg-based writer Jane Schwartz, whose biography Ruffian: Burning from the Start was recently reissued by Ballantine Books, sat down with the Rails Margot Farrington.
Hanging Loose refreshes with its can do list of facts. It has no angel nor any institutional support. It possesses no office and none of its editors takes a salary. It features a section for high school age poets a rarity among literary magazines which Hershon initially opposed but later came to endorse. The journal has also survived despite the advent of Hanging Loose Press.
D. Nurkses most recent book of poetry is The Rules of Paradise (Four Way Books, 2001). His previous books include Leaving Xaia, Voices Over Water, Staggered Lights, Shadow Wars, and Isolation in Action.
A man shovels in a parking lot
for a car supposedly there