Dean Rader has written, edited, or co-edited 11 books. His debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize and Landscape Portrait Figure Form (2014) was named by The Barnes & Noble Review as a Best Poetry Book. Recent poems have appeared in The New York Times, Best American Poetry, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, and many others.
Two Roads: A Review-in-Dialogue of G. C. Waldrep’s “The Earliest Witnesses”
Victoria Chang and Dean Rader consider “The Earliest Witnesses” by G. C. Waldrep....
“More than Me”: On “How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton”
Dean Rader considers “How to Carry Water” by Lucille Clifton....
America Starts Here: On “When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry”
Dean Rader considers “When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry,” edited by Joy Harjo....
Memory May Not Sustain
Where science fails, poetry succeeds. What time forgets, language remembers....
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