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Impermanent Architecture: At Jacket 2 Mercedes Eng Explores Built Environments October 14, 2014: Mercedes Eng most recent contribution to Jacket 2 looks at Vancouver’s tent city through the lens of two poetic texts about the built environment: Lisa Robertson’s Occasional Work and Seven [...] by

Hunting for Poems in a Sea of News October 14, 2014: How do you find all the poems fit to print? That’s a question Elizabeth Lorang asked in her quest to catalog poetry published in newspapers from the 18th to the 20th century. UNL Today reports: [...] by

Cecily Nicholson’s Book-Length Documentary Poem, From the Poplars October 14, 2014: At The Small Press Book Review, rob mclennan reviewed Vancouver poet Cecily Nicholson’s second book, From the Poplars (Vancouver BC: Talonbooks, 2014). A book-length documentary poem that [...] by

Talks From Copenhagen REVERSE Festival: Steven Zultanski on Conceptual Writing, Vanessa Place on Divya Victor’s ‘Race Card’ October 13, 2014: Just a few weeks ago, an international poetry festival—REVERSE 2014—took place in Copenhagen. Participating poets and scholars were Steven Zultanski, Vanessa Place, and Robert Fitterman from [...] by

Homeland Security Defends Its Stance: Keeping America Safe from Poetry October 13, 2014: The Washington Post bears additional news about the fate of British-Jordanian poet Amjad Nasser who Homeland Security barred from entering the United States last month. As WP writes: “Poetry can be [...] by

The New Los Angeles Poet Laureate Is Luis Rodriguez October 13, 2014: Los Angeles Times announces LA’s new Poet Laureate! The position goes to poet, youth activist, and memoirist Luis Rodriguez, author of Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. [...] by

Rest in Peace, Carolyn Kizer (1924-2014) October 13, 2014: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning poet, Carolyn Kizer, has died at the age of 89. She passed away on Thursday in Sonoma, California, due to complications of dementia. Kizer is best known for her feminist [...] by

Slate Reviews Claudia Rankine’s Citizen October 10, 2014: Is there such a thing as “race neutral” language? At Slate, Jonathan Farmer reviews Claudia Rankine’s new and stunning American lyric, Citizen: Few words echo as far and fast as [...] by

Patrick Durgin Witnesses Jenny Holzer at Jacket 2 October 10, 2014: —but what I can say is that this article by Patrick Durgin about truth, government sensitivity, and social romanticism, newly published at Jacket 2 sure takes the cake. Delve in right here: No [...] by

Dunagan Reviews Jack Hirschman’s The Viet Arcane October 10, 2014: At The Rumpus, James Patrick Dunagan’s delves into Jack Hirschman’s latest collection, resurrected from deep in the archives, The Viet Arcane. Hirschman has been a long-time fixture on [...] by