Oliver de la Paz

Oliver de la Paz, a professor of English at Western Washington University, had his essay "Apologia for the Tumbleweed, Or Where My Mind Goes When Someone Asks About Metaphor," published in the collection "Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the…

"The Laurel Review" has just published two poems by Oliver de la Paz, an associate professor of English at Western Washington University: “Labyrinth 87” and “Labyrinth 88.”

Oliver de la Paz’s latest poem “In Defense of Small Towns” has just appeared in the new collection "Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation."

It has been added to the hallway display cases in the English Department. 

Oliver de la Paz, an associate professor of English at Western Washington University, has had his new book of poetry, "Post Subject: A Fable," published by University of Akron Press.

From the book's official description:

"Ecstatic and obsessive, the prose poems…

The fall/winter 2013-14 issue of "Poetry Northwest" featured a poem by Suzanne Paola titled "Holly Park" and two poems by Oliver de la Paz, titled "Heaving 75-lb. rock" and "Kneeling, firing and rising." Recent alumna Kate Lebo (BA, '05) also had her…

The latest issue of the art and literary journal "new south" features poems by Oliver de la Paz -- “Elk; galloping irregular,” “Eros (4 mo. Colt), Trotting,” “Lifting bucket of water to empty it” and “Stooping and lifting train” -- as…

Oliver de la Paz’s poems “Nocturne with a Body Beside a Hive,” “Nocturne with the Mummified Remains of a Girl,” “Pulled from a Bog”and “Nocturne with a Forensic Reconstruction of a Face” and Brenda Miller’s essay “Dress Code…

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