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Lost Perec Manuscript Discovered November 11, 2014: Until recently, Perec aficionados knew that there was one book that they couldn’t possibly have read, until now: Portrait of a Man. Perec completely divulged the truth of the early, unpublished [...] by

‘The Work of the New World’s First Great Lyric Genius’: Introducing Sister Juana November 11, 2014: Look no farther than The Daily Beast for, not a beast, but, in fact, the most enlightened Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Mexican nun, self-taught scholar, and poet. Not only did she shake up the minds [...] by

Energy Giant Serves Vancouver Poet & Professor Stephen Collis $5.6 Million Lawsuit for Opposing Pipeline Expansion November 11, 2014: Another important item from the new issue of Lana Turner is this “Letter From Vancouver,” which states that poet, professor, and activist Stephen Collis–along with a protest group [...] by

Ali Power Remembers Paul Violi for Coldfront November 10, 2014: At Coldfront, poet and editor Ali Power contributes her remembrance to an ongoing, multi-part feature on the life and work of New York School poet Paul Violi, who died in 2011 (and with whom Power [...] by

The Wondrous Miracle of Streaming Television Brings You: The Miami Book Fair November 10, 2014: Yes, you heard that right: if you can’t make it to the Miami Book Fair (which starts this weekend) you can watch the festival thanks to the miracle of live streaming television and courtesy of [...] by

At Jacket 2: Carlos Soto-Roman Raises a Glass to Nicanor Parra on his 100th Birthday November 10, 2014: This year marks Chilean poet, Nicanor Parra’s, 100th birthday! At Jacket 2, Carlos Soto-Roman contributes his thoughts on Chilean poetry and Parra’s legacy for the occasion. The great [...] by

Notes on Lisa Robertson’s Cinema of the Present! November 7, 2014: Lisa Robertson’s new book, Cinema of the Present (Coach House Books 2014), which she’s just debuted on a reading tour of sorts through Canada and New York, has been reviewed by Jake [...] by

Diane di Prima Talks to SF Gate November 7, 2014: Continue your Friday with a little reverence, thanks to this news appearance by Diane di Prima. The awe-inspiring Beat Poet who, at 80, continues to write hip poems and live in San Francisco’s [...] by

Greetings From Seattle: Where Poetry’s Got Wheels! November 7, 2014: This week, as The Seattle Times reports, residents are gearing up for a new public transportation program that places poetry by local residents onto King County Buses. More from The Seattle Times: [...] by

Make Tripwire Translation Grants a Reality! November 6, 2014: Go, go, go to Tripwire’s Indie-Go-Go page to start up this new funding initiative for translation! From now until January 1, 2015 any amount helps. Stumped at the checkout? There’s a few [...] by