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New Yorker Sweats to Sappho July 27, 2015: New Yorker’s Rachel Howard documents “Heavy Breathing” – “a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness [...] by

Jimmy Carter and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Shop at the New York Times July 24, 2015: What better way to segue into the weekend than with an insightful convo between two great writers and public figures, former president Jimmy Carter and current Young People’s Poet Laureate [...] by

At Salon Joshua Clover Reminisces on the Beginning of the End of Spin July 24, 2015: Poet, rebel, and pop culture enthusiast—Joshua Clover—is back in the news, this time for his new Twitter tale called “How I Quit Spin.” Prompted by Sasha Frere-Jones and a bad U2 [...] by

It’s No Wonder: A Review of William Fuller’s Playtime July 24, 2015: Now up at the Constant Critic: Ray McDaniel reviews William Fuller’s newest book, Playtime (Flood Editions 2015). McDaniel is a “good” reader, if there is such a thing: [...] by

A Critical Review of Helen Vendler’s Newest Essay Collection July 24, 2015: Poetry critic Helen Vendler has been taken down a peg or two with this piece in The Spectator. Daniel Swift looks at Vendler’s newest book of collected essays, The Ocean, the Bird and the [...] by

ENTROPY’s Tête-à-tête with Sandra Doller: L’editrice Our Ennui’s Been Waiting For July 23, 2015: One way to start your morning with a little inspiration is with a spoonful of 1913 Press’s Founding Editor and Guru, Sandra Doller in conversation with ENTROPY. In addition to authoring [...] by

Meet Brent Cunningham: Operations Director at Small Press Distribution July 23, 2015: Ever wondered who is behind the heavenly system that fulfills your small press dreams and desires? Why that’s Brent Cunningham, Laura Moriarty, John Sakkis, Johnny Hernandez, Nicole Trigg, and [...] by

Patrick James Dunagan Ponders Elizabeth Willis’s Alive: New and Selected Poems July 23, 2015: At The Rumpus, Patrick James Dunagan observes the fabulous universe of talent that is (“stellar,” as he puts it) Elizabeth Willis’s New and Selected. Willis’s volume is a [...] by

One Million Images Released by British Library in Collective Effort to Improve Data & Depiction July 23, 2015: Our medium of choice might be language, for the most part, but we can’t deny the power of a million+ images now in the public domain. Open Culture points us to the British Library announce that [...] by

The ‘subsubsubcategories of a whatever yes’: Anne Boyer’s Garments Against Women July 22, 2015: In light of an excerpt from Garments Against Women (Ahsahta, 2015) having been published today at Bookforum, we’d like to also point to a nuanced review of Anne Boyer’s most recent, over [...] by