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Ian Boyden’s Name as Fundamental Pattern (Reads from A Forest of Names)

This post has been updated to include video from the January 22, 2021 talk: I met Ian Boyden about ten or so years ago through our mutual friend Sam Hamill and we’ll always be marked by that experience, in the … Continue reading

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Ian Boyden Interview (A Forest of Names)

They are 108 poems that “illuminate a hidden landscape in the names of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.” Many of their deaths could have been prevented if not for the shoddy construction of the school buildings in which … Continue reading

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A Forest of Names (Ian Boyden)

My good friend Ian Boyden is a brilliant artist who has a new book of poems to be released next month by Wesleyan University Press. FYI: A Forest of Names: 108 Meditations ‍by Ian Boyden ‍Wesleyan University Press (buy now) … Continue reading

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