Rose Solari’s latest review column for Washington Independent Review of Books tackles two stellar new collections by established small-press poets, Terry Ellen Cross Davis and Dan Beachy-Quick. As with all her reviews, Rose uses a common theme to link the subject matter of the books she is reviewing. This month, she explores how the cover design is mirrored by the poetry and vice versa.
Rose Solari reviews three exemplar new poetry collections for Washington Independent Review of Books. The theme is history and identity.
In her latest review column, Rose Solari tackles the selected poetry of two stalwarts of American letters, Lucille Clifton and Henry Taylor. Solari looks at the continuing legacy of the late Clifton and a Taylor who has chosen the Winnebago over the academy.
Rose Solari’s new poem “Hunger” is written for the famed folk musician, Jackson Browne.
Gleah Power’s powerful new memoir, “Million Dollar Red,” receives the thumbs up from ASP’s Rose Solari in her review for Lit Pub.
The Kenyon Review recently published an interview with ASP’s own Rose Solari concerning several different operational and philosophical aspects of the modern independent press. One of the questions that the interviewer, Kristina Marie Darling, posed to Rose inquired about the notion of “literary citizenship,” and, specifically, how it “shapes [the] editorial decisions” of a small press.
“I am not seeking to articulate a political position. To make poems I seek paradox and contradiction: the opposite of an ideology.” — David Gewanter This Sunday, October 21, at 8 p.m., ASP’s Rose Solari is reading with acclaimed poet, essayist, editor, and professor David Gewanter in a new poetry reading series at Second Story Books, 2000 P Street NW, Washington…
Hear Rose Solari and Richard Peabody interviewed by the beloved E. Ethelbert Miller for his WPFW radio show.
Rose Solari’s poem “Portrait of a Girl Gulf-Side” is featured on Poets and Artists with a small introduction by Grace Cavalieri. Read the full poem and introduction here An Excerpt: PORTRAIT OF A GIRL, GULF-SIDE Naples, Florida At first, I thought it was happiness that made her rock her head from left to right, again, again…