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<em>Locus Solus</em> Remembers the Day Frank O’Hara Died

Locus Solus Remembers the Day Frank O’Hara Died

We’re always saddened to remember that day in July when Frank O’Hara died, which Andrew Epstein at Locus Solus reminds us was 48 years ago today. Epstein writes: 48 years ago today, Frank [...]

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At <em>The Believer Logger</em> Ben Fama, Andrew Durbin, and Dorothea Lasky on Censorship, Surveillance, and (of Course) Poetry

Poetry News

The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics is out now, courtesy of Black Ocean. At The Believer Logger, the editor of the anthology, Andrew Ridker, speaks with contributors to the anthology, Ben Fama and [...]
Jack White’s Third Man Records Launches Third Man Books! Debut Collection Includes Richard Hell, C.D. Wright, Sampson Starkweather, Sommer Browning +++

Poetry News

Ha, SPIN knows how to throw a first sentence: “Continuing his love for all things old-timey, Jack White has announced the creation of a new publishing company.” Hank Williams even wrote a [...]
A Thinking Book: Lindsay Turner Reviews <em>The Antidote</em>

Poetry News

Lindsay Turner reviews Jack Frost! Whatta pair. At The Kenyon Review Online, Turner starts off her thinking on The Antidote (Compline Editions 2013) with Virginia Woolf (whatta pair) and [...]
WWTD (We’re Going to Tweet That): A Post in Which Sheila Heti and Patricia Lockwood Wonder ‘What Would Twitter Do?’

Poetry News

At The Believer Logger, Sheila Heti interviews Patricia Lockwood about the relationship between creative writing, twitter, and all this technology. It’s the seventh installment of Heti’s [...]
I Like People, and I Like People to Like Me

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Two things I heard last weekend have been stuck in my head like earworms. Make that three. Okay, four. The context in which I heard them is worth noting: the symposium “Expanded Writing” at the [...]
Patrick Durgin’s Introduction to New French Edition of <em>Clairvoyant Journal</em>

Poetry News

Wow: We are admittedly still making our way through this incredible, essential paper by Patrick Durgin, but please set your reading-marks on it, too. Currently at Jacket2 and written for the new [...]
Karinne Keithley Syers Reviews Julie Carr’s Electric Fifth Book

Poetry News

Polymath Karinne Keithley Syers reviewed Julie Carr’s fifth book of poetry, Rag (Omnidawn 2014) for Boston Review! Tyrone Williams has writ of the prophetic Rag that “the twin towers of [...]
‘Poetry into the Cosmos’: Looking for (Mrs) Laura (Riding) Jackson

Poetry News

Who was (Mrs) Laura (Riding) Jackson? In this web-exclusive article published at Brooklyn Rail, Benjamin Hollander remembers searching for Jackson, from the Jamaica (Queens) of his youth. Andrea [...]
Total Art: Tyrone Williams Reviews Mendi and Keith Obadike’s <em>Four Electric Ghosts</em>

Poetry News

Tyrone Williams continues his blog-streak of awesomeness at Jacket 2 where—this time—he brings to readers’s attention to epic work of Mendi and Keith Obadike, two interdisciplinary poets, [...]
Best Showplace for Chicago Artists? Right Here!

From Poetry Magazine

We were honored to learn that Chicago magazine awarded us “The Best Showplace for Chicago Artists” in their 2014 Best of Chicago issue.  We want to take this opportunity to highlight and [...]
For <em>Apogee</em>, Anelise Chen’s Take on the Alternate Canon

Poetry News

“The Western literary canon represents a paper thin slice of all the excellent writing that exists in the world, yet it dominates the narrative of what literature is,” write the editors [...]
At <em>3:AM Magazine</em>: Linda Hogan & The University of Denver’s Founding Amnesia

Poetry News

A straightforward piece by DU professor and author Alan Gilbert is up at 3:AM Magazine on the founding amnesia of the University of Denver regarding its history in connection with Native landowners [...]
MCA Chicago’s Word Weekend and <em>Harriet</em> Present a Performance by Cassandra Troyan and Johannes Göransson

Poetry News

Hey Chicago, what are you doing this weekend? Of course you’re stopping by the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Word Weekend. In case you haven’t heard what it’s about, it’s [...]
Announcing <em>Aufgabe</em> #13!

Poetry News

Hurray for the arrival of Aufgabe #13 which features poetry in translation from India, from 7 Indian languages guest edited by the excellent Biswamit Dwibedy—AND—a special selection of poetry [...]
The Ambient Parkers of Pamela Lu’s <em>Ambient Parking Lot</em>

Poetry News

Amanda Davidson writes in brief for The Believer about Pamela Lu’s Ambient Parking Lot (Kenning Editions 2011); The Believer includes notes about the world’s largest parking lot, which is [...]
Three Questions for Sheryl Luna

Poetry News

Yesterday at La Bloga, Daniel Olivas asks Sheryl Luna three questions about her most recent book, Seven. If you can remember way back to November, Carmen Giménez Smith had some good words to share [...]
A Broad Range of Luminosity: Aase Berg & HDR Photography

Poetry News

An interesting piece at The Hairsplitter on Aase Berg’s recent Black Ocean book, Dark Matter, translated and introduced by Johannes Göransson. Written by Ryo Yamaguchi, this one’s [...]
Simone Fattal and Etel Adnan at <em>New York Times</em>

Poetry News

Holland Cotter reviews “Here and Elsewhere,” a show of contemporary artwork from the Middle East, in The New York Times Arts Section. His review spends time thinking about and praising [...]