A Forest of Names (December) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (December) by Ian Boyden

Posted on December 1, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (November) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (November) by Ian Boyden

Posted on November 1, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (October) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (October) by Ian Boyden

Posted on October 1, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (September) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (September) by Ian Boyden

Posted on September 2, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (August) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (August) by Ian Boyden

Posted on August 1, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (July) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (July) by Ian Boyden

Posted on July 9, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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A Forest of Names (June) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (June) by Ian Boyden

Posted on June 18, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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Fragile as an Urn: An Interview with Ian Boyden

Fragile as an Urn: An Interview with Ian Boyden

Posted on May 6, 2018

  By David Axelrod [The interest readers expressed in A Forest of Names, after a selection of the manuscript appeared in the print edition of basalt: a journal of fine & literary arts, led to our decision to invite Ian to publish a monthly selection on our website. As Ian Boyden has worked with us here […]

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A Forest of Names (May) by Ian Boyden

A Forest of Names (May) by Ian Boyden

Posted on May 6, 2018

[Throughout 2018, we have committed to publishing a selection of poems from each month of Ian Boyden’s manuscript “A Forest of Names.” Over the course of a year, Boyden translated the 5,196 names of schoolchildren crushed in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. He then began a collection of poems, each written on the day of each […]

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Fault Line: An Introduction to A Forest of Names

Fault Line: An Introduction to A Forest of Names

Posted on April 13, 2018

by Ian Boyden [Given the interest expressed by readers, we would like to make available here Ian Boyden’s introduction to A Forest of Names, in a slightly revised version of the introduction that appear in the 2017 issue of basalt. –Editor]   A Forest of Names In the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, 5,196 schoolchildren were killed […]

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