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‘The Poet is Inessential’: Alice Notley Reads from Negativity’s Kiss on KCRW’s ‘Bookworm’ July 14, 2014: Here it is! Alice Notley’s debut on KCRW’s boulevard of bookish-ness, “Bookworm:” a program hosted by the ever-inquisitive Michael Silverblatt. In this installment of [...] by

10 Cherished Books June 9, 2014: 1. I feel fortunate to have met Ted Berrigan, just once, during my first trip to New York in October 1982. I really wanted to meet Alice Notley, his wife, whose poetry I knew and admired more than [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part III: Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius May 27, 2014: This is my third meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? A Review below: [...] by

Rachel Zucker on Alice Notley, Alice Notley on Alice Notley May 13, 2014: Mother’s Day is every day. Rachel Zucker writes about Alice Notley for the blog Literary Mothers. A chunk: I thought, ‘a poet is not a writer.’ I would not be a writer. I would be a poet, [...] by

Assistant Tragedies continued (part 2 of 2) April 29, 2014: I’ve thought often about the value I find in poems that elicit panic in me when I read them (Pleiades, “Poems and Panic”). And, related to that, is the panic of a new idea that presses me [...] by

Assistant Tragedies (part 1 of 2) April 28, 2014: I look back through my notebook, stare at the screen of my laptop, and skim through the poetry books that are my current talismans. Nothing helps. I’ve let more than a week pass. Be honest: more [...] by

Monday, April 7 1:20 AM April 8, 2014: I have built this room for us to dream it is quite small, and there is this toilet here in the corner. I am wondering what it means to be a woman poet I have questions. At times one’s gender is by [...] by

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 [...] by

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming for a Brief Announcement Which is Titled ALETTE IN OAKLAND March 31, 2014: The Bay Area Public School is preparing for a three-day symposium to celebrate the life and poetry of Alice Notley to take place this October. All participants welcome, regardless of institutional [...] by

Storytelling, Epics + Disobedience: Boston Review’s Lindsay Turner in Conversation with Alice Notley November 13, 2013: Boston Review’s Lindsay Turner ventured out on Paris’s hottest day of the summer—ninety-four degrees!—to interview Alice Notley. The two spoke about epics, storytelling, and [...] by