Jane Augustine’s life, poetry, and scholarship is featured in the current issue of Persimmon Tree

Cynthia Hogue writes in Persimmon Tree about the poet and scholar Jane Augustine. (Jane Augustine is also the author of High Desert, and Traverse, both published by Dos Madres Press.)

I met featured poet Jane Augustine first as a prominent scholar of modernist poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle). She has also written many articles on other modernist writers, and is the go-to expert on H.D.’s mysticism and Moravian heritage. Augustine’s six collections of poetry include A Woman’s Guide to Mountain Climbing (2008), High Desert (2019), and the monumental Traverse: Collected Poems 1969-2019 (Dos Madres Press, 2021). At over 700 pages, Traverse confirms that Augustine has been writing poetry — “something every day,” as her manifesto (included in this feature) states — all along.

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