The Boston Globe reviews Ascend Ascend

It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine reviews Ascend Ascend

The Kenyon Review reviews The Truth Is We Are Perfect

Publishers Weekly reviews The Truth Is We Are Perfect

Phantasmaphile reviews The Truth Is We Are Perfect

Denver Examiner reviews The Truth Is We Are Perfect

apt magazine reviews The World Will Deny It For You

Denver Examiner reviews The World Will Deny It For You

The Fiddleback reviews The World Will Deny It For You

Blood Lotus Journal reviews The World Will Deny It For You


LitHub: “Poetry, Like Witchcraft and Magick, is an Act of Transformation”

Poetry Foundation: “How to Survive in the Age of Amazon”

CURRENT Interviews

August 2019. BOMB Magazine: “Radical Worship: Janaka Stucky Interviewed by Zach Savich—On the poetics of mysticism, spirituality, and the maximalist approach to religious language”

July 2019. Tupelo Quarterly: “The poem becomes the vessel for mystical experience”: A Conversation with Janaka Stucky

June 2019. VICE: “Janaka Stucky Brings a Doom-Metal Mysticism to His Poetry Readings”

June 2019. Occulture podcast, episode #132 “Ecstatic Poetry, Jewish Mysticism, Destruction of the Self & the Magic of Performance”

May 2019. Vol. 1 Brooklyn: “Occult Influences and Trance States: Janaka Stucky’s Singular Poetry”

May 2019. Michigan Quarterly Review: “Fueling Up on Rice & Beans & Poetry: An Interview with Janaka Stucky of Black Ocean Press”

April 2019. Expanding Mind podcast, episode #391 “Feral Poetics”

April 2019. The Witch Wave podcast, episode #31 “Janaka Stucky, occult poet”

April 2019. Jewish Boston’s Vibe of the Tribe podcast, episode 67 “Poetry, Kabbalah and Ascension”

April 2019. Kenyon Review: “Publisher Spotlight: Janaka Stucky of Black Ocean”

OLDER Interviews

March 2017. The Scout "Actually, You Can Judge a Book By Its Cover"

June 2016. THE BELIEVER: “A Conversation on the Occult Practices in the Arts”

May 2016. Best American Poetry

December 2015. Entropy Magazine

May 2015. OTHERPPL podcast

May 2015. Write On! radio interview for KFAI (Minneapolis / St. Paul)

May 2015. Words On a Wire radio interview for KTEP (El Paso)

April 2015. Poetry Society of America: In Their Own Words spotlight

April 2015. Writer’s Bone: Breath and Silence: Poet Janaka Stucky On Striving for the Apex of His Art

April 2015. Largehearted Boy: Book Notes

April 2015. MassPoetry: Poet in the Spotlight

September 2012. Hellbound interview about graphic novel

September 2012. Savannah Morning News

July 2012. Blood Lotus Journal

June 2012. Ploughshares

May 2012. Monkeybicycle

February 2011. Boston’s Weekly Dig

September 2010. Mini Q&A for the Cousins Reading series

Spring 2010. Boston University’s Clarion

June 2009. Denver Examiner

April 2008. Radio interview for The Art Agenda on 88.1 fm, WESU

October 2005. Featured article in The Boston Phoenix