John Irwin, who led The Hopkins Review from its rebirth in 2008, retired from teaching at Johns Hopkins University this spring. David Yezzi took over the reins of the journal in 2015. A well-known poet, actor and editor, Yezzi joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013. Yezzi joined JHU Press to talk about his new position and… Read more »
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Photo by Summer Greer The Hopkins Review is pleased to announce that our new editor is David Yezzi, an associate professor at The Writing Seminars. Before coming to Johns Hopkins University, Yezzi was the executive editor of The New Criterion. He was also the associate editor of Parnassus: Poetry in Review and the director of the Unterberg Poetry Center of… Read more »
Poet Gwyneth Lewis will be coming to campus to read her work on December 2 at 6:30 pm in Gilman 50. Gwyneth Lewis was Wales’s National Poet from 2005 to 2006, and the first writer to be given the Welsh laureateship. She has published eight books of poetry in Welsh and English, including Parables & Faxes, Zero Gravity,… Read more »
Things are gearing back up at Johns Hopkins University for the fall semester. It’s time to put away our summer laze in favor of classes, campus readings… and sifting through submissions. That’s right—The Hopkins Review is once again open to submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction!
Things are finally slowing down here at HQ. It’s downright somnolent. Our blog will be quiet for the next couple months, but will return with a vengeance come August.
The Los Angeles Review of Books has a great collection of podcasts and video interviews. One of the latest is with TC Boyle. You should watch the interview because it’s pretty entertaining (among other insights: “All novelists in this country, whether they admit it or not, wanted to be rock stars.”). Also, you gotta love… Read more »
Ishmael Beah will be visiting JHU tomorrow (Monday, April 28) for a reading and book-signing. (The event was rescheduled from a date earlier this semester. Better late than never!). Join us at 6:30 in Hodson 110. More information here.
Get it while it’s hot.
The JHU Writing Seminars has a slick new website. It’s part of a general redesign of all the university’s web pages. The website’s best feature? A page dedicated to The Hopkins Review!
Writing Seminars Fiction Alumni ReadingTuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:30 - 8:00pm, Olin 305 James Browning writes and speaks on environmental issues for Common Cause. He has a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. His essays have been published… Read more »