About Hal Coase

Hal Coase is a PhD candidate at La Sapienza, University of Rome.

Hal Coase is a PhD candidate at La Sapienza, University of Rome.

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NBN Episodes hosted by Hal:

Eileen Myles, "Pathetic Literature" (Grove Press, 2022)

October 5, 2023

Pathetic Literature

Eileen Myles
Hosted by Hal Coase

“Literature is pathetic.” So claims Eileen Myles in their provocative and robust introduction to Pathetic Literature (Grove Press, 2022), a breathtaki…

Virginia Jackson, "Before Modernism: Inventing American Lyric" (Princeton UP, 2023)

May 18, 2023

Before Modernism

Virginia Jackson
Hosted by Hal Coase

Before Modernism: Inventing American Lyric (Princeton UP, 2023) examines how Black poetics, in antagonism with White poetics in the late eighteenth an…

Lavinia Singer, "Artifice" (Prototype, 2023)

May 3, 2023


Lavinia Singer
Hosted by Hal Coase

Artifice (Prototype, 2023), the debut collection by Lavinia Singer, is an exploration of the art of making. Its poems celebrate the artistry of crafts…

Vona Groarke, "Hereafter: The Telling Life of Ellen O'Hara" (NYU Press, 2022)

January 29, 2023


Vona Groarke
Hosted by Hal Coase

Ellen O'Hara was a young immigrant from Ireland at the end of the nineteenth century who, with courage and resilience, made a life for herself in New …

Jemma Borg, "Wilder" (Liverpool UP, 2022)

December 13, 2022


Jemma Borg
Hosted by Hal Coase

What is still wild in us – and is it recoverable? The poems in Wilder (Liverpool UP, 2022), Jemma Borg’s second collection, are acts of excavation int…

Kristina Marie Darling, "Daylight Has Already Come" (Black Lawrence Press, 2022)

October 10, 2022

Daylight Has Already Come

Kristina Marie Darling
Hosted by Hal Coase

Kristina Marie Darling’s Daylight Has Already Arrived (Black Lawrence Press, 2022) spans six years and countless styles. Motifs and images reappear, b…