Paul Maziar

Paul Maziar is a writer living in Portland. A chapbook of his poems, Little Advantages, was published by Couch Press in 2013. Works from his forthcoming Pneumatics can be read at Brooklyn Rail, and a few from another new ms, Occupations, will be published by Across the Margin. Paul is co-editor of the poetry and art journal and small press edition Banqueted alongside Chris Ashby, and is co-editing an anthology of baseball poems with poet Jesse Morse. Paul's art writings can be found at

More Articles by Paul Maziar

cover of the book under review
Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Wanting to Tell Stories: John Yau’s Wild Children

The occult gives way to novel approaches to what to notice in art.

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of New Directions Publishing.
Sunday, December 18th, 2016

“Romantic and adventurous language”: Robert Walser’s Critical Essays

A new anthology of translated essays by the critic Robert Walser — with needed insights for the contemporary era.

An etching rom "Gloria, twenty-eight poems by Bill Berkson with twenty-five etchings by Alex Katz", Arion Press, 2005
Friday, June 24th, 2016

Living As Variously As Possible: Bill Berkson, 1939-2016

a tribute to the poet and art critic who died June 16

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Ad Absurdum: A Collection of Poems by Marcel Broodthaers

I new translation collects two poems and a suite of appropriated images in one volume.

Monday, April 25th, 2016

SkyDancers and Concrete Poetry: Scott Zieher at Ampersand

The collagist and gallerist presents “Totems & Cantos” in Portland, OR.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

“No doubt she’s in control”: A New Niki de Saint Phalle Monograph

An oft-overlooked and misunderstood painter and sculptor gets a close look by the Guggenheim Bilbao

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Politics on the Canvas, Online, Now: A Studio Visit with Jeremy Okai Davis

A visit with a painter thinking through jazz, politics, history, and the craft of painting in the contemporary era.