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AE STALLINGS LONGLISTED FOR National Translation Awards

Posted September 02, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The Battle between the Frogs and the Mice, translated from the Greek by A. E. Stallings, has been longlisted for the 2020 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose. The award is administered by the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) and includes a rigorous examination of both the source text and... [Details]


LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS ON AE STALLINGS

Posted July 12, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The London Review of Books reviewed The Battle between the Frogs and Mice, translated by A. E. Stallings and illustrated by Grant Silverstein: With two introductions – one under Stallings’s name and another by ‘A. Nony Mouse’ – plus a glossary of dramatis personae, an appendix and the notes of... [Details]


WIRO REVIEWS 'THE JOY OF SORCERY'

Posted July 11, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The Washington Independent Review of Books reviewed The Joy of Sorcery by Sten Nadlony, calling it, "A stirring call for the next generation to learn the lessons of the past. Ultimately, what Pahroc chooses to pass on to his granddaughter and the reader is a reminder that life has a... [Details]


'DOTTORESSA' IN THE TLS

Posted June 20, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The Times Literary Supplement reviewed Susan Levenstein's Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome, calling it a "lighthearted yet trenchant memoir." Read the full review. [Details]


BRYN MAWR CLASSICAL REVIEW ON A. E. STALLINGS

Posted June 13, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

Bryn Mawr Classical Review featured A. E. Stallings' The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice calling it, "A delightful surprise . . . Clever puns and plays-on-words punctuate the translation and the introduction . . . There is something Carrollian in Stallings’ taste for puns and in the lightness of... [Details]


A DELIGHTFUL REVIEW FROM LIGHT POETRY MAGAZINE

Posted May 24, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

Light Poetry Magazine reviewed The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice by A. E. Stallings and Grant Silverstein:"The battle begins in Aesopian style with a frog luring a mouse to its death. (Was it deliberate? You decide.) The subsequent outcry leads to all-out war, albeit a tiny one. Those... [Details]


BOOKLIST REVIEWS 'THE KING OF NOTHING MUCH'

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

Booklist reviewed The King of Nothing Much by Jesse Edward Johnson in its March 15, 2020 issue, calling it, "a bighearted riff on masculine anxiety." Read the full review.  [Details]


LARB LOVES 'THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE FROGS AND THE MICE'

Posted March 11, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The Los Angeles Review of Books ran a long review praising The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice, translated by A. E. Stallings and illustrated by Grant Silverstein:"It takes real poetic skill to parody a master so subtly that the result becomes mistaken for the poetry of the master himself at... [Details]


CHAPTER 16 PRAISES MARK JARMAN'S 'DAILINESS'

Posted February 18, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Dailiness , Mark Jarman

Chapter 16 praises Mark Jarman and his new book Dailiness: Essays on Poetry, calling it "an uplifting way to think about writing daily.""In Dailiness: Essays on Poetry, Mark Jarman never shies away from important—some might argue ineffable—topics such as faith, mortality, and selfhood. And yet he wades into these subjects... [Details]