Bruce Arlen Wasserman
My review of Erica Dawson’s groundbreaking long poem, When Rap Spoke Straight to God is now at New York Journal of Books. Click to read it. Advertisements
I am honored to tell you that my poem, “Louisiana Life,” is out in the current, beautiful issue of the FREDERICKSBURG LITERARY AND ART REVIEW, Pages 78-79. Click to read it.
I am happy to say that my poem, “Louisiana Life,” will appear in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of the Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review. The poem, which tracks the history of life in Louisiana through a unique lens, is well … Continue reading
I just got word that my short story, “The Almost Living,” was selected as a semi-finalist for the Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers by the Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry.
No book has more to say about our times than W.S. Merwin’s, The Lice. I was honored to have the opportunity to review the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition, published by Copper Canyon Press, for the New York Journal of Books. Here … Continue reading
“What is clear… is that the accepted, often imitated and venerated Route 66 of narrative verse need not fear finding deviation from the well-traveled path. In fact, the lyrical approach that is evident in Perillo’s poetry makes a more potent narrative … Continue reading
“Tomás Morín is a writer who understands time. He parcels it, plays with it, takes it down to its microscopic focus, reassembles it and his work sings to it in a way that is distinguished, telling, unique,” writes Bruce Arlen … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to review The Lyrics: 1961 – 2012, by Bob Dylan, for the New York Journal of Books. Access the review, as well as my other reviews for the NYJB, here.
Bruce’s poem, “The Wet on Milan Street,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2016! You may find the poem in Kindred Literary Magazine’s 2016 Mason-Dixon Issue. Click to get to Anchor & Plume Press
The upcoming Mason-Dixon Issue of Kindred Magazine (Anchor & Plume Press issue #11, 2016) will feature two of Bruce’s poems: “The Wet on Milan Street” “Breathing In, Breathing Out” These poems are part of a continuum of Bruce’s poetry about New … Continue reading