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For Apogee, Anelise Chen’s Take on the Alternate Canon July 23, 2014: “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 [...] by

At 3:AM Magazine: Linda Hogan & The University of Denver’s Founding Amnesia July 23, 2014: 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 [...] by

MCA Chicago’s Word Weekend and Harriet Present a Performance by Cassandra Troyan and Johannes Göransson July 22, 2014: 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 [...] by

Announcing Aufgabe #13! July 22, 2014: 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 [...] by

The Ambient Parkers of Pamela Lu’s Ambient Parking Lot July 22, 2014: 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 [...] by

Three Questions for Sheryl Luna July 22, 2014: 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 [...] by

A Broad Range of Luminosity: Aase Berg & HDR Photography July 21, 2014: 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 [...] by

Simone Fattal and Etel Adnan at New York Times July 21, 2014: 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 [...] by

‘If you can’t be free, be a mystery’: Billie Holiday, Rita Dove, and Jazz Elegies at Paris Review July 21, 2014: At Paris Review, Chantal McStay considers jazz elegies, specifically in Rita Dove’s poetry that explores the life, legacy—and sound—of Billie Holiday. This past Thursday marked the 55-year [...] by

Chris Tysh in Conversation at Entropy Mag July 21, 2014: Have you always wanted to speak with Chris Tysh about translation, but never have been in the same place at the same time? Look no further than this interview with Tysh at Entropy which is no [...] by