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I Dreamt I Went to the 2012 Poets House Showcase Opening, and It Was Real July 16, 2012: Who: Corina Copp What: Poets House Showcase When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Where: New York “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and its audience. “Open Door” showcases performance, scholarship, and engagement outside the usual boundaries of slams, workshops, and book [...] by

I Am Not a Medieval Egyptian Hermit but All Work Moves at the Same Speed as if Allowing the Desert to Speak About Lyric Conceptualism and Lisa Robertson April 27, 2012: The last possible day! It's wonderful to hear that Lisa Robertson has a new book out, especially if it's one that sheds light on her reading and writing practices. Sina Queyras's most recent post troubles Robertson's logic of the melancholy; and coming out of Night 1 at The Public School/Recess workshop "Dark Nights of the Universe," in which [...] by

In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems April 13, 2012: That's "Reading" taking shape as Edith Sitwell's "hot sun," that "country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew...and has dried all the haycocks until they are dry and rustling as his own rays." Mm. (I blame Alexander Pope.) I think if you are reading enough—"enough," of course, would be a feeling; that is, up to you, [...] by

Few Women Have Written Retirement Plans April 6, 2012: Finally they've halted the applause in the conference room over a promotion and those extremely small cupcakes. What more frightening than clapping in the office. Writing for Harriet during National Poetry Month? Perhaps! I shall now commence to getrightpast several of my concerns about this issue, so that the rest of my April posts might cause me [...] by