Apocalypse Now

New England Review contributor David Roderick and former NER editor T.R. Hummer are included in a new collection of poetry and fiction entitled Apocalypse Now: Poems and Prose from the End of Days. The collection includes thirty-six literary and speculative authors, among them Margaret Atwood and Joyce Carol Oates.

David Roderick’s first book, Blue Colonial, won the APR/Honickman Prize and was published jointly by The American Poetry Review and Copper Canyon Press in 2006. He has published poetry and fiction in several journals, including The Hudson Review, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, Verse, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. NER published his poems “Night in the Pawtuxet Woods”  and “Riparian” in Vol. 24, No. 2 and his poem “Omen” in Vol. 32, No. 1.

A former editor for NER (1990-1995), T.R. Hummer is the author of twelve books. His work has been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, and Georgia Review. His honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship inclusion in the 1995 edition of Best American Poetry, and two Pushcart Prizes.