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Flesh as Reflector: Edmund Hardy on Dante’s Use of ‘Alluminar’

Flesh as Reflector: Edmund Hardy on Dante’s Use of ‘Alluminar’

UK poet Edmund Hardy has a new post up at his blog Bite the Weeds, which is worth eyemarking in general–this one’s about Oderisi da Gubbio, Dante, and the French term “alluminar.” [...]

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Secret’s Out: Tony Fitzpatrick on the Page & Stage

From Poetry Magazine

As you may have noticed, the Poetry Foundation has a bit of Tony Fitzpatrick fever. We recommend starting with the portfolio of his drawings in the July/August issue of Poetry, “The Day Lou Reed [...]
Write From Your Own Creative Imperative

Poetry News

A-ha moment: There are such things as book contests. And open calls! We thought we’d alert you to a few good’uns currently on: Number 1: The Kelsey Street Press FIRSTS Contest! In this [...]
At <em>LA Times,</em> Hans Ulrich Obrist in Praise of Andrew Durbin’s Poetry

Poetry News

In The Los Angeles Times this week, Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator at Serpentine Gallery and an organizer behind the recent exhibition, “Poetry will be made by all!,” talks about Instagram, [...]
‘Mike Young is the Dante of post-boredom’

Poetry News

At Vice, Blake Butler serves up a swell and psychedelic introduction to the poetry of Mike Young and samples a few poems from his forthcoming Sprezzatura (due out this fall from Publishing Genius). [...]
John Keats: Death by Article?

Poetry News

We had the weekend to digest Jeffrey C. Johnson’s temperature-raising post from the Paris Review, all about John Keats and reflections on fever. And on dispelling the myth propagated by [...]
<em>New Yorker</em> Visits Ansel Elkins at The Standard Hotel

Poetry News

Not quite like Eloise but close! Included in the August 2014 issue (sneak preview online) of The New Yorker, Andrew Marantz from the magazine’s “Dept. of Inspiration” visits Ansel [...]
British Surrealism Is What Will Be

Poetry News

PN Review has a straw-hatted Jeremy Over writing about On the Thirteenth Stroke of Midnight: Surrealist Poetry in Britain, edited by Michel Remy (Carcanet Press, 2013), “the first anthology to [...]
Amazing Monday Infographic: Greek Myth Comix Presents <em>The Iliad</em>

Poetry News

We’re down for a cartoon sword to the neck this morning with Greek Myth Comix! Not just for kids. Up from last week is a colorful and handy infographic revealing “Deaths in The [...]
<em>Locus Solus</em> Remembers the Day Frank O’Hara Died

Poetry News

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 [...]
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, [...]