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Spilt Ink

Spilt Ink: Kathleen Witkowska Tarr

"In the world of arts and letters, particularly among spiritual writers and thinkers, Thomas Merton was a lead guitarist, a solo sax player, a star trumpeter, the man everyone wanted to come and listen to."

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Spilt Ink: Cary Holladay

"My own experiences in those rural landscapes influenced the new work, as did the passage of time, which was working its changes on farming, social customs, and memory itself."

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Spilt Ink: Michael Beeman

Check it out! For the first time in the history of the Sewanee Review, we're delivering a series of never-before-published essays exclusively online. Read the second entry, Michael Beeman's "From Inspiration to Print," which follows the inaugural and eponymous essay of the series, Brock Adams's "Spilt Ink."

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Spilt Ink: Brock Adams

"Here’s the thing: I don’t really like to write."

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An Interview with Barry Sternlieb

New contributor Barry Sternlieb talks poems, presses, and different perspectives

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An Interview with Jeffrey N. Johnson

Talking with our new contributor and Andrew Nelson Lytle Fiction Prize Winner.

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An Interview with Phillip Parotti

"Allenby was magnificent that day, outmaneuvering Liman Von Sanders in the same way and in the same tight place where Richard had once outmaneuvered Saladin. With the breach made, ten thousand cavalry were loosed across the Turkish rear, and after that nothing could restore the Jackos' defenses. It was like Armageddon." —from "The Sound of Chariots," spring 2006

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An Interview with Peter Makuck

A frequent contributor answers questions about poetry, trapping, and the generation gap.

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An Interview with Dawn Potter

The Sewanee Review discusses life, learning, and literature with Maine poet, Dawn Potter. Plus: The scoop on her Milton memoir and a place in the House of Frost.

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An Interview with Sam Pickering

We sit down with a long-time reviewer and essayist.

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