Doomstead Days

Post: Brian Teare wins the Four Quartets Prize!

Congratulations to Brian Teare! Selected by Cyrus Cassells, Forrest Gander, and Maureen McLane, the poem ‘Toxics Release Inventory (Essay on Man)’ from Doomstead Days is the winner of the Four Quartets Prize! The prize is $21,000. The Judges’ Citation: “With his walking-activated line and stanza breaks and his mix of personal experience, documentary materials, and political implication, […]

Post: “Doomstead Days”: An Interview with Brian Teare

      Brian Teare’s new collection Doomstead Days figures itself an oblong baritone shape, a cargo ship of poems and various other fuels barrelling towards us. Opening with the clamor of a container ship’s collision into the San Francisco Bay Bridge and the subsequent fallout, the book is as much witness and chronicle as […]