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I Have a Pettiness to Expiate June 24, 2014: The other night, I read some of Ann Stanford’s poems at an event at the Poetry Foundation, “The Voice of Women in American Poetry.” I knew Ann Stanford (she was my teacher at California State [...] by

Toy Time Bombs: The Poems of Ed Smith June 19, 2014: I’d like to use this opportunity as Featured Blogger to introduce you to a poet you’ve never heard of before. Ed Smith. A common enough name. There are a zillion Ed Smiths on Facebook—I gave up [...] by

How Anne Sexton Won the Pulitzer Prize June 17, 2014: If you happen to have a spare $159.60 you don’t know what to do with, you might want to consider purchasing Chronicle of the Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry (available on Amazon.com). It makes for some [...] by

Vampires & Strippers June 12, 2014: Who doesn’t love vampires and strippers? Well, I suppose some people don’t. But I’m sure glad that Geoffrey Gatza, poet and editor/publisher of BlazeVOX [books], does. Gatza is committed to [...] by

10 Cherished Books June 9, 2014: 1. I feel fortunate to have met Ted Berrigan, just once, during my first trip to New York in October 1982. I really wanted to meet Alice Notley, his wife, whose poetry I knew and admired more than [...] by

More Is More: Sylvia Plath’s Letters June 3, 2014: Imagine a Sylvia Plath you’ve never known before. Not a depressed, suicide-obsessed brooder—the stereotype so many people seem to have in mind—but an optimistically driven intellectual (as well [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part IV: Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces May 31, 2014: I wrote through the zodiac! This is my last meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by astrological modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second one; here is my third [...] by

Poetry, Northern/Southern Border, part III May 30, 2014: In which I write about three newly minted poetry series that take place along the border between Canada and the U.S.A. Earlier, I spoke of a pop-up series in Detroit. My second dispatch featured [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part III: Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius May 27, 2014: This is my third meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? A Review below: [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part II: Cancer, Leo, and Virgo May 22, 2014: This is my second meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? Here’s a Review: Cardinal signs [...] by