A Journal of Contemporary Arts 


We continue our essays with another by Joseph S. Salemi, this time on a great American poets who, though still widely read, has received short shrift in academia.

     Joseph S. Salemi on Edgar Allan Poe


We begin the essay page with one regarding the 19th century poet A.H. Clough. It's presented by Joseph S. Salemi, whose essays on many topics, and on a variety of sites, have provoked thought, anger, laughter, and discussion for many years.  Of late, he's been writing extensively on poets.  For those, visit the late Leo Yankevich's Web site,  Pennsylvania Review, inactive but preserved we hope for a long time.

Joseph S. Salemi on Arthur Hugh Clough


British poet John Whitworth, whose numerous collections decorated English verse for half a century, passed away earlier this year.  Here with a brief appreciation of one of her favorites is another fine poet, Sally Cook.

Sally Cook on John Whitworth



We will be adding more as soon as invited contributors get manuscripts to us.