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Lisa Ampleman, managing editor of The Cincinnati Review, is the author of a collection of poems, Full Cry, and a chapbook, I’ve Been Collecting This to Tell You. Her poems and prose have appeared in the journals Poetry, Image and Notre Dame Review.

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The recognition of Louise Glück with the Nobel Prize in Literature was a bright spot in 2020 for her fans and her fellow poets alike.
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When the poet Mary Oliver died last week at the age of 83, my social media feeds blossomed into a field of tributes. I was a bit surprised, especially by the posts from some academic poets, because Mary Oliver’s work is simple (at first glance), accessible and bestselling, the antithesis of much poetry written by those affiliated with universities.

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A 21st-century arts collective revives illustrating the Bible for the digital age.
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T.S. Eliot attracts and repels all at once—but reading his 'Four Quartets' has been a formative experience for many a spiritual seeker.
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When I read A Wrinkle in Time as a child, it was an experience of the senses.
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John Milton's Paradise Lost (published in 1667) may be more relevant in our time than ever before.
Mourners participate in a peace march on May 6 prior to the funeral Mass of Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan in New York City (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz).
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Who are the literary heirs to Father Dan Berrigan?