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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 17, 2013: Aaron Kunin, Grace Period: Notebooks, 1998-2007 (Letter MachineEditions, 2013) In the generous, open spirit of Steve Benson’s improvisations, Kumin collects his ruminations that live up to Charles Olson’s desire for a language practice “outside” the inherited categories of narrative and, more generally, teleological thinking. [...] by

An Incomplete Guide to the Poetry Books I Currently Have on Tap (or, When and Why Networks Work) April 29, 2013: All the “best of” or “holiday gift” lists come out in December and January, when books that had our attention in the early (still chilly, here in New Jersey) days of spring have gotten buried beneath . . . let’s say autumn leaves and winter snows.  Here’s a quick list of newish poetry books currently or very recently on my mind, for [...] by

Tin House Guide To AWP March 7, 2013: We typically head to AWP with one of two book-buying intentions: to buy nothing or to buy one of everything. If all goes well, we come home with a well-edited stack of publications from presses and poets both new and familiar to us. Over at Tin House, Drew Swenhaugen has created a book-buying guide to AWP to help us stay on track. We have our [...] by

Help Letter Machine Editions and Baby Georgia Make These Gorgeous Book-Objects January 31, 2013: Help Letter Machine Editions bring beautiful objects into the world! Essentially, this is a deep subscription to the next two books (Aaron Kunin's Grace Period: Notebooks 1998-2007 and Edmund Berrigan's Can It!) (the designs are swoonworthy, as bloggers like to say) with a discounted discount (Kunin's book alone will retail for $25, so this is [...] by

Triple Canopy’s Newest Podcast Feat. Poet Aaron Kunin and Artist Ken Okiishi October 12, 2012: Triple Canopy has just posted a podcast of their first session in the Poems for America series--part of the larger program Corrected Slogans, which we told you about a little while ago. So if you missed seeing Aaron Kunin speak, you're in luck. More from the site: Here we present a recording of the initial session, À Rebours, a [...] by

At Lemon Hound: Over 30 Reviewers Discuss the Review/Reviewing/Negative Reviewing July 3, 2012: Our friend Sina Queyras has a pretty amazing resource up on her blog, Lemon Hound. As she writes, it includes "[o]ver 30 reviewers including Michael Robbins, Stephen Burt, Daisy Fried, Ange Mlinko, Ken Babstock, Sonnet L'Abbe, Jan Zwicky and Maureen Maclane etc., respond[ing] to questions on reviewing, including how they deal with reviewing books [...] by

Trigger Cuts January 5, 2010: The on-going review-interviews taking place over at Lemon Hound have my attention at the moment (I’m one of the interviewees, an admission that I suppose qualifies as full disclosure here if you believe such a thing exists in the demi-world of warm soft fact), and I’m particularly interested in the question of what one might be looking for in [...] by