Ed Smallfield's 'Elegy' featured in New York Times Magazine

April 2016

New York Times Magazine

Matthew Zapruder, the new poetry editor for the New York Times Magazine, selected Ed Smallfield's Elegy for publication in the April 10 edition. The poem originally appeared in Lightning Strikes: 18 poets. 18 artists, our December 2015 exhibition.



Matthew Zapruder, the author of ‘‘Sun Bear’’ and ‘‘Why Poetry,’’ teaches poetry at Saint Mary’s College of California and is editor at large at Wave Books. Ed Smallfield is the author of “The Pleasure of C,” as well as other poetry collections. This poem is from “Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets. 18 Artists,” published by the Dolby Chadwick Gallery last winter.