Jana Prikryl


Jana Prikryl is a Senior Editor at The New York Review. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, the London Review of Books, and The Paris Review.
 (March 2015)

  • Thomas Struth: Style Without Style

    January 26, 2015

    One of the remarkable lessons of the photographer Thomas Struth’s forty-year career is what great range--and how expressive a style--is available within an approach that aspires to complete neutrality.

  • How to Beat a Dead Octopus

    April 7, 2011

    It’s been argued that poetry is an ailing art—indeed, National Poetry Month itself often seems to me a defibrillator desperately applied to the limp body of lyric poetry, while the world’s novels and memoirs and tweets and video games mill around, loud, vertical, and indifferent—but reading the last five decades of poems in the Review is a pretty good antidote to such anxieties.