Excerpt from CALLIMACHUS

Stephanie Burt | Artwork by Lauren Haldeman




























Stephanie Burt is professor of English at Harvard. Her recent books include After Callimachus (Princeton U. Press, 2020), Don't Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poems (Basic, 2019), and Advice from the Lights (Graywolf, 2017), an NEA Big Read selection.

Lauren Haldeman is the author of Instead of Dying (winner of the 2017 Colorado Prize for Poetry), Calenday, and The Eccentricity is Zero. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Tin House, The Colorado Review, The Iowa Review, Fence, Tupelo Quarterly, and others. A graphic novelist and poet, she’s received an Iowa Arts Fellowship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, and fellowships from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and University of Cape Town, South Africa. You can find her online at http://laurenhaldeman.com