Sharon Dolin
Sharon Dolin Sharon Dolin is the author of six poetry collections. Her new book, Manual for Living, has just been published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Her other recent books are Serious Pink (2015 reissue), Whirlwind, and Burn and Dodge, which won the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. She directs the Center for Book Arts Annual Poetry Chapbook Competition. She also directs and teaches in the international creative writing workshop, Writing About Art in Barcelona each June. To learn more visit sharondolin.com/barcelona-workshops.

Rear Window: The Ethics of Seeing and Telling

Though Alfred Hitchcock had it built on a Hollywood lot, the movie set for Rear Window (1954) depicts Greenwich Village in Manhattan. At one point, we even learn the killer’s exact address: 125 West 9th Street. When I first watched the movie on television with my parents in the late sixties or early seventies, I...

Kafka’s Hands

Not the ones with which he wrote and held lemon water and lifted up a spoon to fletcherize his food nor the ones with which he held Felice at two-hands’ remove nor the degenerate hand of Leni who tries to seduce K but the one with severed thumb pinky sheered off to the root and...