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Current Issue: 305.2-3 NAR Summer/Fall 2020
“Balancing The Light And The Dark – Dispatches From The End Of The World”
“Narrative Neediness: A Conversation With Silas Dent Zobal”
Part Two of "Goodwill"
“Consideration Of Self In Poetry: You & The Page”
Thoughts On “Tips For Your Quarter-Life Crisis”
On “King Pest”
On “Moss Called Pond”
“Off Weeks And Meticulous Writing”
On “The Study”
THE NIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING
The North American Review Editors And Staff Would Like To Wish All Our Readers And Contributors A Happy Thanksgiving.
“Kindness” From Issue 299.3, Summer 2014.
Today On The North American Review Blog Is Brandon Krieg With "Preserve" From Issue 296.4, Fall 2011
"Family Ties" Plenty from Issue 300.4, Fall 2015
On "Scenes From A Life of Sport"
On "Bassinet" and the Prose Poem
THE POWER OF SURRENDER
21 Poets for the 21st Century
I Was From Where She Had Been From
The North American Review wishes everyone a HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
HALLUCINATE THE HOUSE, HALLUCINATE THE WOODS
Throwback Thursday Featuring Alyce Miller from Issue 295.3
Laboring in the Artist Fields
"Sacral Attachment: India – Guyana – United States"
Surviving as a Freelance Poet
On "Near-Elegy for Brother James"
"Creativity and Balance, or the Controlling Ideology of Control"
Colors of Poetry in a Box of Crayons
Our Baroque Sustenance
Superstition Review Fall Highlights
Happiness and the Tough Stuff
Remembering Philip Dacey
Another Writing Lesson from the Cemetery—Revision: Getting it Right
Eight Years Later—Looking Back at a Poem
On Composing “Shameeka” and “Shift Reports: Skilled Care”
Editor Grant Tracey Interviewed on New Book Cheap Amusements
Editor Grant Tracey Announces Literary Crime Novel Call For Submissions
A Pitch for a New Kind of Poetry Handbook
On "Spirit Mound"
On "Wake: World, Arrived"
Saving the Fire
One Thing Leads to Another
Writing a Story from Black-and-White Photographs
On "Outside Yet Another Window"
On “Solo Sapiens”
Pun Fun: The Paradox of Paronomasia
Inspiration for “My Own Lost Mexico” and “Return of the Lost Son”
Finding Guidance from Dead Poets: The Poet Tarot, Dreams, and Books
The Future of Literary Archives in a Digital Age
Throwback Thursday featuring Michael Meyerhofer from issue 296.2
Throwback Thursday featuring Bradford Tice from issue 291.1
Mixing Poetry and Politics
Poetry as a Quantum Phenomenon
Throwback Thursday Special: Bernie Sanders in the NAR
On "Most Accidents Occur At Home"
Notes on "Ideas for a project beyond survival"
Tips for Handling the Rejection Letter
Throwback Thursday featuring Maija Devine from issue 291.1
Notes on "Radar"
Getting Inspired by the Coming Spring
To My Secret Admirers
On Bill Knott and "Late Night Song"
Throwback Thursday featuring Michael Spence from issue 294.2
On Short Story Endings
On Illustrating "Angel Dust"
Finding Magic In The Abyss: On Writing “Angel Dust”
Questions & Answers: Notes on Writing “Rays”
Throwback Thursday featuring Shawn Pittard from issue 294.2
Notes on "Ullage" from issue 301.2
Authorial Intentionality and the Blue Delphinium
On Being a Writer: From the General to the Particular
Throwback Thursday featuring Vincent Peloso from issue 295.2
Squandering, the Genius of the Community
Notes on "How to Keep It Real When Everything Has Gone Wrong" from issue 301.1
On Writing "Philematophilia"
Recipe for "Doom" Cakes
Throwback Thursday featuring John Rybicki from issue 283.3/4
On the Cover Art from issue 301.1
About Writing "On Reading" from issue 300.4
Thoughts on Writing from an Island in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean
Throwback Thursday featuring Robert Nazarene from issue 300.2
Grief and Grace in the "Ghazal for Emilie Parker" from issue 299.2
Fish Cleaning Makes for Dirty Work, Good Poem
Some Questions to Ask of Your Poem
Throwback Thursday featuring Chelsea Wagenaar with "Errata" from issue 295.2
How Nazism Shaped US War Policies: Thousands of SS War Criminals Recruited to the U.S. by CIA-Pentagon after WWII
On Writing and Distractions
The Moves We Pulled
Throwback Thursday featuring Ted Kooser’s “The Corpse of an Old Woman”
Notes on “Prayer for my New Daughter” from issue 300.1
What is Said
Write What You Know
Flashback Friday featuring "Recipes You Need" from issue 296.4
Throwback Thursday featuring Travis Mossotti from issue 294.2
Following Your Character Down the Rabbit Hole
Two Poems from a Dream of Anna Akhmatova
Flashback Friday featuring "Demolition" from issue 294.2
Throwback Thursday featuring "The All-Saints, Ga., Overeaters Support Group (meeting 18)" from issue 296.2
For the Love of Bucket Lists
Learning to Drive or Why I Write In My Car
Of Dioramas and Human Bondage
Flashback Friday featuring Michael Kriesel with "Mineral Kingdom" from issue 295.2
Throwback Thursday featuring Joan Colby with "The Lunar Year" from issue 295.2
History Several Millennia in the Making: Writing about the Boxing Day Tsunami
Prize Winning Literary Math (or 3rd place & $3.75 will buy you a moccha frappuccino)
Read the World
Flashback Friday featuring Philip Dacey from issue 294.2
Throwback Thursday featuring Susan Terris with "Before Cortéz" from issue 295.2
The Personal is Confessional
Poetry and Other Cities
Happy New Year! Flashback Friday featuring "New Ground" from issue 268.2