Wendy Cannella has recently had two poems, “who spoke from then on” and “on learning I have ESP concerning an old crush,” with accompanying audio recordings published in the spring edition of Fogged Clarity! You can find Wendy’s work in Issue 94 of PBQ. Congratulations, Wendy!
Wendy Cannella: This Fierce Life: An Interview with Laura McCullough
WC: In his article “Ode to Joisey” (New York Times: April 27, 2003), Robert Strauss talks about the great many accomplished poets to emerge from the Garden State. I wonder what it is about New Jersey that breeds poetry, or maybe even embodies it. Much of your work seems to try to get at the […]
Wendy Cannella: Finding the Body: on Laura McCullough’s Jersey Mercy
Part empathy, part ferocity in subject and voice, a living, breathing language bobs along like an electric jellyfish —fearless, vital, often urban in the poems in McCullough’s new collection Jersey Mercy. Immersed in various tensions—the sort that McCullough has been teasing out for a decade— these poems seem to be uttered aloud as they unfold. […]
Wendy Cannella’s recent publications include the essay “Angels and Terrorists” featured in The Room and The World: Essays on the Poet Stephen Dunn from Syracuse University Press, and the prose poem “Immortality” selected for a special section of shorts in the 35th anniversary issue of Mid-American Review. Other poems have appeared in Phoebe, Free Lunch, […]