Following series editor David Dodd Lee’s lead, we asked Erica Bernheim (author of The Mimic Sea) to take part in the Writing Process Blog Tour. She was gracious enough to participate. You can see DDL’s initial response here. 1.) What are you working on? I am currently working on a new manuscript, one which takesContinue reading “MY WRITING PROCESS–BLOG TOUR (Erica Bernheim)”

Stephen Burt on Erica Bernheim

Excerpt from Stephen Burt’s “Nearly Baroque,” in Boston Review “We can also find the nearly Baroque in some recent first books. Erica Bernheim, who studied alongside Schiff at Iowa, specializes in the almost-adult, not-quite-committed love poem: “Roll over and tell me you’re a sofa, / backboned by an old quilt, tied to the notion /Continue reading “Stephen Burt on Erica Bernheim”

A review of The Mimic Sea on THEthe Poetry Blog

Levi Rubeck has posted a review of Erica’s The Mimic Sea over on THEthe Poetry Blog. Here is an excerpt: “The Mimic Sea is primarily constructed of things you think you have seen, shades, echoes, etc. You are left at the pit of the world, a gaping expanse at one side and the whole ofContinue reading “A review of The Mimic Sea on THEthe Poetry Blog”

Poems of the Week – Erica Bernheim

THREE POEMS BY ERICA BERNHEIM   Chicago Day Lily Left alone and watered less, it flowers into the nightmare tarnished dreams I predicted would come for me next. Tender me your loose change. Afford me purchase of your maps. To grasp the centermost spectacular of the lily is to think of the possible, that thisContinue reading “Poems of the Week – Erica Bernheim”