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Articles by Marc Vincenz

Songs for an Invisible Nation

September 1, 2010
Espada photo_Sandy Taylor Tribute

Rapt in discussion and a bowl of spicy noodles with poet Martín Espada

A Cloud of Voices

July 1, 2010
In Concord with Sophia 2010

A conversation and twenty cigarettes with émigré poet and Fulcrum editor Katia Kapovich

The Music In Between Words and Werewolves

April 1, 2010
crabwise

Our own Marc Vincenz conducts a gothic conversation with the Canadian poet Jeramy Dodds

A Celtic Mage’s Muses

January 1, 2010
RRobertson

Marc Vincenz interviews Forward Prize-winning poet and translator Robin Robertson, whose newest collection, The Wrecking Light, will be published this year

Not Just Contemplating a Rock

October 1, 2009
Sentinel

A native of Iowa, A. F. Moritz has just won Canada’s highest poetry prize. Marc Vincenz sits down with him in Iceland to talk about metaphor, identity, and location.

Cosmic Gobbledygook

September 1, 2009
amiina-low1

Did it all start with Bjork, or was she riding an inevitable wave? The world of Icelandic pop is weird, wild, and disarmingly wonderful – let Marc Vincenz be your guide.

Primordial Sounds of Lost Islands

September 1, 2009
techno

Music correspondent Marc Vincenz voyages to the end of the world – the windswept Faeroe Islands – and reports back on the entrancing music they make there. And the parties.

Marimo Balls, Midnight Sun, and the Water of Life

July 1, 2009
reykjavik

Quick: What’s Iceland like? Faint idea? Marc Vincenz reassures—your knowledge of Japan will do just fine.