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Alum Anna Journey Featured in VCU News

An interview with alumna Anna Journey (MFA/Poetry ’07) is featured in the May 17 issue of VCU News. Journey attracted international news when she discovered an unpublished poem, “Ennui,” by Sylvia Plath. “Ennui” was published in November 2006 in the English department’s online literary journal, Blackbird. Journey continues to attract attention for her writing, drawing…

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Blackbird Among “Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading!”

BuzzFeed, the “social news and entertainment company,” recently included Blackbird in its “Books” section as number six on its list in an article titled “29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading.” The article explains that “We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite literary magazines. Here are the collections…

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The Church of Poet Larry Levis is Still Alive and Well

Recently, folks gathered at Chop Suey Books to celebrate a new collection of poetry, “Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems” which marks a posthumous return by acclaimed poet and former VCU teacher Larry Levis.  The book is Levis’ third posthumous collection and the last of his unpublished poems. And its midnight release was evidence of the local…

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Blackbird Announces Fall 2015 Issue

Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts announces its new Fall 2015 issue, v14n2: Poetry by Larry Levis, Sandra Lim, Norman Dubie, John Allman, Dannye Romine Powell, Bruce Bond, Hala Alyan, Talvikki Ansel, Peter Makuck, Gregory Kimbrell, and more Fiction by Carrie Brown, Nini Berndt, Julialicia Case, Silas House, Erin McGraw, Denise Calhoun,…

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