Jonathan Farmer

Jonathan Farmer is the editor-in-chief and poetry editor of At Length.

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Aug. 6 2014 8:56 AMThe Book of InjusticeTarfia Faizullah’s poems wrestle with the mass rapes of Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War.
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April 8 2014 10:33 AMDevotionPoems of faith and prayer from a priest, and from an atheist.
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Dec. 4 2013 7:01 AMThe Best Poetry Books of 2013Ignore the haters. It was a great year for poetry.
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Aug. 9 2013 9:20 AMThe Beautiful Uncut Hair of GravesBrian Teare’s poetry is about grass, but it’s also about life and death.
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March 1 2013 9:00 AMUpdates on MaryMary Szybist’s poems long for God, and treat her own longing with scorn.
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Oct. 5 2012 11:11 PMThe Wheat and the ChaffLucille Clifton is the rare poet good enough to survive the Collected Poems treatment.
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June 1 2012 11:36 PMThe Snow Is Still in BetaEngine Empire, a remarkable book of poetry about the speed at which we’re rushing toward the future.
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June 2 2014 11:34 AMSteak-Umm out of Sacred CowsPatricia Lockwood’s poetry, and the discomfort it’s meant to cause squares like me.
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Feb. 6 2014 7:43 AMErica Dawson’s Poems Read Like Wile E. Coyote Right After Running off the Cliff
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Oct. 11 2013 12:07 PMOr and OrCarl Phillips’ poetry is haunted by all that cannot co-exist.
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June 7 2013 9:20 AMThe Love of Two People Staring in the Same DirectionA new book of poems from American master Frank Bidart.
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Jan. 4 2013 11:34 PMLove Letters to Kenny G, Dave Chappelle, and RuPaulMarcus Wicker’s poetry buzzes with the energy, and loneliness, of pop culture.
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Sept. 7 2012 11:06 PMUse Your IllusionsThe poet John Koethe has the soul of a philosopher.
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March 31 2012 12:01 AMBeauty and ViolencePaisley Rekdal’s poetry explores the effect humans have on the natural world—and vice versa.