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Peycho Kanev
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Meeting William Burroughs on his eightieth birthday. Illustration: Christian Tonnis I have this fairy godmother, a childhood friend of my mother’s who lives in Lawrence, Kansas. My mother and I call her up several times a year and she’s always turning me onto cool stuff. One day, when I was a senior in high school,... <a href="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/02/05/lobster-and-vodka-at-chez-burroughs/">Read More</a> <span class="link">»</s...
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Пейчо Кънев разказва за последната си стихосбирка "Живо месо"
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Ha-ha. OMG! 
The poet talks about running for president, voting as a sexual act and gender vacationing.
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And me!
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We think it's safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by Harper Lee, Jonathan Franzen, and Lauren Groff, we got novels by Ottessa Moshfegh, Claire Vaye Watkins, and our own Garth Risk Hallberg. At this early stage, it already seems evident this year ...
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I read stories. A lot of them. I read for The Journal, the literary magazine at Ohio State, and I read (and edit copy) for Raleigh Review, an up-and-coming litmag founded by MFA alums from North Ca...
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Mr. Shepard comments on his play, soon to have its third major production in New York; his upbringing; and the limitations he finds in his own oeuvre.
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E. Kuznetsov, Circus, 1931.These Russian book jackets from the thirties are among the many riches on offer in the New York Public Library’s newly enhanced digital collections. Below are some favorites; you can see the whole collection here. Unknown author and title. Boris Efimov, Nazism – an Enemy of Peoples, 1937. Nikolai Ernestovich Radlov, Imaginary Portraits,... <a href="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2016/01/07/russian-book-jackets-from-...
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Thanks to the online digital archive of The Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, you can listen to a recording of former U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reading his early poetry. Levine's early work is more formal than the poems for which he is mostly remembered. These poems are written in rhyme and meter or syllabics. The recording is a fascinating listen.
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Hunter S. Thompson and Tom Wolfe are fated to be forever linked by the rubric “New Journalism,” a loose category of non-traditional, narrative-oriented writers forging a more subjective, personal, and obstreperous style of reporting that emerged in the mid- to late 1960s, a group that included Wolfe, Thompson, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Joan Didion, and Gay Talese. The linkage of Thompson and Wolfe as primary avatars of this new form may have ...
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Peycho Kanev is the author of 4 poetry collections and two chapbooks. He has won several European awards for his poetry and he’s nominated for the Pushcart Award. His poems have appeared in more than 900 literary magazines, such as: Poetry Quarterly, Evergreen Review,, Hawaii Review, Cordite Poetry Review, Sheepshead Review, Off the Coast, The Adirondack Review, The Coachella ReviewTwo Thirds North, Sierra Nevada Review and many others. 

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