Monthly Archives: March 2012

Answers to Strange American Poetic Deaths

1. Theodore Roethke- Heart attack in friend’s swimming pool. 2. Robert Johnson – Drank whiskey poisoned by bartender 3. Philip Freneau- Died in a snowstorm while walking home from a tavern. 4. Weldon Kees – Disappeared, north side of Golden … Continue reading

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Strange American Poetic Deaths Quiz

It is not surprising that poets like to “check out” in idiosyncratic style, combine poet and American, and that situation is compounded! Below are the deaths and names of 10 American poets, see how many you can match up? How … Continue reading

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A Celebration: Milorad Krystanovich (1950-2011), The Moseley Exchange, Birmingham

This event was sponsored by Nine Arches Press, publishers of Krystanovic’s latest and posthumous collection , Moses’ Footsteps ,for which the evening was a launch. A Croatian national, he had lived in Birmingham since 1992 and studied Creative Writing at … Continue reading

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