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Colorado’s Mountain Fold Books Commences Its First Membership Campaign

Colorado’s Mountain Fold Books Commences Its First Membership Campaign

Remember when we told you about Mountain Fold Books, which squashed the local competition for their new space in Colorado Springs not so long ago? Now it’s time to join in the fun of [...]

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Vanessa Place and Felix Bernstein Convo Via Facebook at <em>The Believer</em>

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At The Believer, Felix Bernstein doesn’t shy away from the dark in this conversation with Vanessa Place that originated over Facebook. Bernstein opens the interview describing their first [...]
Bear Witness to Jackson Mac Low and Gerhard Richter at <em>Jacket 2</em>

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Yes! What could be a better way to get your Tuesday going than with this lovely article by Patrick Durgin on the cross-overs between Jackson Mac Low and Gerhard Richter, now ready at Jacket 2. Brain [...]
<em>Not Nothing</em> Hits the <em>BOMB</em> Blog!

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Whew! It’s been a whirlwind ride for Not Nothing! The spectacular Siglio Press-published compendium of writing, art, and arty-writing by the eccentric, eclectic, and all other things excellent [...]
Lyric As a Genre Among Other Genres / Reading Lawrence Giffin Through Steven Zultanski

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One to note at Jacket2: Steven Zultanski reviews “tricky book” Christian Name (Ugly Duckling Presse 2012), by Lawrence Giffin. Why tricky? “[I]t’s the kind of book that seems to [...]
On <em>Radio Ambulante,</em> Urayoán Noel and Daniel Alarcón Summon the Spirit of Cesar Vallejo

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On Public Radio International’s Radio Ambulante, award-winning novelist and host, Daniel Alarcón, speaks with Puerto Rican poet and performer Urayoán Noel who is at work translating the poems [...]
Classic Breakup

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Why do bands break up? Why is the breakup (and inevitable reunion) such a durable pop trope? Is it part of the essential disposability of culture under capitalism? That groups should fade, creating [...]
Daniel Handler Looks into Matthea Harvey’s <em>Tabloids</em>

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Daniel Handler shares his excitement for Matthea Harvey’s writing, old and new, at the LA Times, beginning with Harvey’s first collection Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human [...]
<em>Time Out</em> Recommends Anne Carson, Dorothea Lasky, More for Summer Reading…

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Time Out New York recommends new poetry books for their Summer Reads! Titles featured include Dorothea Lasky’s Rome, Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, Louise Glück’s [...]
<em>Monoskop</em> Introduces First Reference Guide to Early 20th-Cen. Avant-Garde Magazines

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No longer for the specialist: Monoskop Magazine has created a reference guide to avant-garde and modernist magazines printed in the early decades of the last century. “Its main sections include [...]
Help Ugly Duckling Presse to Safety!

Poetry News

S.O.S. says Ugly Duckling Presse! The publisher of poetry, art books, dossiers, and all things magnifique is struggling to finance this next season’s print-run. UDP is in the middle of a [...]
A Philadelphia Extravaganza: Thomas Devaney and Will Brown’s Collaborative <em>Picture That Remains</em>

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Philadelphia’s Inquirer delves into this hot topic: a new collaborative book by Thomas Devaney (poems) and Will Brown (photographs) all about Philly. From the Inquirer’s review: This [...]
Celebrating 30 Years of Dalkey Archive!

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VICE’s Blake Butler chooses several books from Dalkey Archive to highlight in celebration of the press’s 30-year anniversary; and recommends titles including Dust by Arkadii [...]
Archipelago Hosts Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

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Archipelago Books will honor Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o at its upcoming ten-year anniversary. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is a writer of novels, plays, journalism, essays: his [...]
NEA Announces Fellows for 2015 Literary Translation

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The NEA has announced their 2015 Literature Translation Fellows! Literary translators undertake the challenging task of bringing the authors who are renowned in their own countries to a new audience, [...]
Janice Lee Picks Winners of Best Reviews for Critical Hit Awards

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Electric Literature illuminates the thought and work behind the CRITICAL HIT AWARDS! This year, guest judge Janice Lee of HTMLGIANT and Entropy has chosen for the winners: Vanessa Place on Seascape [...]
Hey Buddy: Read the Fine Print

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This just in from Galley Cat: readers comprehend more when they read books on paper, than they do when they read books in digital formats. Galley Cat’s well-read conclusions are from a study by [...]
Accepting the Dirt: ire’ne lara silva in Conversation with Natalia Treviño

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At Letras Latinas, ye old blog for Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, the editors have employed the interviewing expertise of ire’ne lara silva in a new series they’re calling [...]
The Huckster

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If the world sorts into Stones and Beatles people, I’m Kinks. Where the Stones had sex and swagger, and the Beatles structure and strings, the Kinks were a more ambiguous outfit whose pull I find [...]