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Akhmatova’s ‘Requiem’ in the Age of Terror May 1, 2015: “If we are not ready to shoot a saboteur and White Guardist, what sort of revolution is that?” (Vladamir Lenin, qtd. in Fitzpatrick, Sheila. The Russian Revolution. Oxford University Press. [...] by

Associations, Three April 30, 2015: 6. Demo To Ink- Ron Silliman Chax Press Laura Moriarty was definitely there, we were standing in a group on the field at Woodside Elementary in Concord. Brandon Brown was probably there, but sort of [...] by

How Not to Interview Black People about Police Brutality April 30, 2015: Dear Wolf Blitzer: This is the kind of thing that breaks an American poet’s heart. This from a so-called “liberal” news affiliate! I have avoided writing to you or to any of your colleagues [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 4: AnonyPo & Collectivist Refusal April 30, 2015: So the death of the author was exaggerated. To misquote Donald Barthelme, Roland Barthes was a farthes. Let’s review: […] in primitive societies, narrative is never undertaken by a person, [...] by

riffs on Paris graff : 8 April 30, 2015: Graffiti is always already camera ready—always was. “We decided to take the train to Baychester station,” Lee of the Fabulous Five told Craig Castleman, in a long interview that begins Getting [...] by

Seven on the State of Philly Poetry 2015 April 30, 2015: So I put this question out on my Facebook page: What is the state of poetry in Philadelphia? Feels like it should be an ongoing Philly forehead-feeling kind of endeavor because this here poetry scene [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

Poetry is Not the Final Girl: Elaine Kahn April 30, 2015: Elaine Kahn and I have a long-standing agreement that either of us can flake on any scheduled date we have to hang out because of reasons of emotional distress and/or exhaustion. This means that we [...] by

Marisa Crawford on WEIRD SISTER April 30, 2015: October of 2014 saw the launch of WEIRD SISTER, a website that “explores the intersections of feminism, literature and pop culture.” I asked the founder of WEIRD SISTER (and good friend) [...] by

Associations Two April 30, 2015: 3. Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works—Lorine Niedecker, edited by Jenny Penberthy (University of California Press). I remember Penberthy giving a lecture for The Poetry Center @ SFSU years and years [...] by