Hillman is winner of the Griffin International Poetry Prize
Read the judges' citation, a poem, and more here.
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#tbt: Agha Shalid Ali, “Prayer Rug”
This week’s Throwback Thursday selection is “Prayer Rug,” from Agha Shalid Ali’s 1987 collection The Half-Inch Himalayas (also available in a special-edition minibook). . . Prayer Rug Those intervals between the day’s five calls to prayer the women of the house pulling thick threads through vegetables rosaries of ginger of rustling peppers in autumn drying for winter […]...
A vivid ethnography and in-depth history of musical performance in North Sumatra
We are pleased to announce a new book by Julia Byl, Antiphonal Histories: Resonant Pasts in the Toba Batak Musical Present. “Well-written, smart, and honest, Antiphonal Histories is an innovative juxtaposition of historiography, ethnography, musical analysis, and reflexive autobiography. There are also moments of poignant insight, brilliant induction, and hilarity.” —Jeremy Wallach, author of Modern Noise, […]...