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Brian Teare

Brian Teare, a 2020 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of six critically acclaimed books, most recently Companion GrassesThe Empty Form Goes All the Way to Heaven, and Doomstead Days, winner of the Four Quartets Prize. His honors include the Birittingham Prize and Lambda Literay and Publishing Triangle Awards, as well as fellowships from the NEA, the Pew Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. After over a decade of teaching and writing in the San Francisco Bay Area, and eight years in Philadelphia, he’s now Associate Professor at the University of Virginia, and lives in Charlottesville, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books.

Boston Review hosted a virtual reading to celebrate the release of our annual arts anthology.

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Narrative medicine claims to champion the experience of patients—but it does so by requiring that the sick “earn” their care by telling a redemptive tale about what is wrong with them.

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Lisa Jarnot offers a glimpse into the academic and artistic communities of Robert Duncan.

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Readers of Barbara Guest should receive the publication of her Collected Poems with joy and relief.

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On Alice Notley.

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Poems that capture the world’s manifold facts one by one.

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