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Elizabeth Metzger

Elizabeth Metzger’s first collection, The Spirit Papers, won the 2016 Juniper Prize and will be published by University of Massachusetts Press in Winter 2017. Her poetry has recently appeared in The New Yorker, Best New Poets 2015, The Iowa Review, and elsewhere. She is the Poetry Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal.


Brenda Hillman paves the way for an ecological occult.

Elizabeth Metzger

Poet Max Ritvo, who was 25 when he died in August, talks about music and revision in an interview conducted shortly before his death.

Elizabeth Metzger Max Ritvo

As men
shuck oysters
in the open kitchen
I imagine your body
to be eaten
alive. You will die . . .

Elizabeth Metzger

Mary Jo Bang's The Last Two Seconds.

Elizabeth Metzger