Tongue Lyre (SIU Press, 2013) has been reviewed in Tupelo Quarterly. A huge thank you to Virginia Konchan for her brilliant review! “To create shelter, for the lyric body, the exiled body, or roving language itself, is a vocation and art, whether of survival or salvation; it is to sing the body electric, to awaken […]
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Many thanks to Keith Montesano for interviewing me about Tongue Lyre in his First Book Interview series.
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Tongue Lyre has been featured by Anis Shivani in Huffington Post Books: “Video Reading Series June 2014: Eight Emerging Poets and Fiction Writers Read From Their New Work.” It has also been linked on Harriet, the Poetry Foundation’s blog. The video of my reading was recorded by Laura Madeline Wiseman at the Split This Rock festival in […]
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Honored that Tongue Lyre is in such fine company in this survey of readers of The Believer. READERS’ FAVORITE WORKS OF POETRY IN 2013 1. Red Doc> – Anne Carson 2. The Boss – Victoria Chang 3. Silverchest – Carl Phillips 4. Tongue Lyre – Tyler Mills 5. Black Aperture – Matt Rasmussen Here is the […]
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Kara Candito and Adam Fell, curators of the Monsters of Poetry Reading Series, included “Violinist“ in their guest-edited issue of Verse Wisconsin. I read for the Monsters of Poetry Reading Series in Madison, WI this past December. “Violinist” first appeared in Tongue Lyre.
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Nick Ripatrazone included me in his curation for The Millions about poets and the music that has influenced their work. Here is the playlist: Liner Notes: A Poetry Playlist We were asked to write about about specific songs/pieces that influenced specific poems. The piece I’m obsessed with appears in track 7 of this playlist: Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto in D […]
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Welcome to this stop of the Writing Process Blog Tour! I’d like to thank Andrea Scarpino for inviting me to participate. Andrea Scarpino is the author of Once,Then, a collection of poems published in March 2014 by Red Hen Press, and The Grove Behind, published by Finishing Line Press in 2009. She is a weekly contributor to the blog Planet […]
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Many thanks to Andrea Scarpino for reviewing Tongue Lyre for American Book Review. “Although we begin and end with fire, Mills has taken us on quite a journey, from a thoroughly contemporary setting to the natural world to an ancient Greek myth and back to our contemporary life.” The full review can be read here.
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Many thanks to Anna Rose Welch for reviewing Tongue Lyre for Rufous City Review: “Despite the lack of stability and fear that can come from a world that seems out of the body’s control, these poems are filled with resilience.” The full review can be read here.
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It is a pleasure for me to be a Learning Associate at Bates College this week. I’m reading on Thursday, January 16th at 6:30.
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