D.A. POWELL: useless landscape, or a guide for boys
[ Thurs Mar 16 12 ]
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- Read the reviews: NPR (“More than any other poet since the 19th century, Powell has made a high art of dirty double entendres and punning” and “Powell has written some of hell’s music, and it’s among the best you’ll hear”) | The Chronicle (“like a canvas by Brueghel, crawling with miniature scenes of panting need, impeccably rendered and filtered through the relentless horndogginess of the teenage boy”) | Publisher’s Weekly (They compare him to Shakespeare, for Peet’s sake.) | Lambda
- Watch other readings: the release for Granta 117 | the Dean Young benefit | Quiet Lightning | Babylon Salon