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Alice Notley Awarded 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize May 6, 2015: Stop the poetry presses! We at Harriet are thrilled to announce that the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize goes to Alice Notley! The prize will be presented on June 8th at the annual Pegasus Awards at the [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

THIS IS MESSY, WE’RE NOT SORRY: Elegant Mire with Carrie Lorig, v. 3 April 29, 2015: Cassandra:  so i have the fruit tree! Carrie:  and the ocean skirting it! Cassandra:  or, there will be something for me at the table Carrie:  yeah totally i’m also trying to think that way [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Three April 14, 2015: Three springs ago, I taught a class on documentary poetics. It met in the library of a literary/arts organization near downtown Tucson, Arizona. At the first meeting I showed Stan Brakhage’s The [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (4) April 13, 2015: In my own reading and writing cosmology Alice Notley looms large. I playfully think of her and Joanne Kyger as two big witches of poetryworld, alternating the realms of light & dark between each [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (3) April 8, 2015: Innumerable poets have used the concept of working or communicating with the dead as a stand-in for the business of poetry. To speak of “the dead” these days is often to speak in terms of [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part One April 2, 2015: I’ve been in love with a corpse. —Etel Adnan, The Arab Apocalypse When I grow up I want to be an old woman. That’s the first thing I thought. I was told: to be an angel, you must be without [...] by

Now on Video: Eileen Myles’s Keynote Address From Symposium on the Work of Alice Notley October 29, 2014: The three-day, much-anticipated Alette in Oakland: A Symposium on the Work of Alice Notley, organized by the good folks at The Bay Area Public School, concluded this past weekend. We were there in [...] by

Bay Area Public School Announces Three-Day Symposium on Alice Notley August 27, 2014: The rumors are true: Alice Notley is coming to Oakland (with your help!). She’ll be invoked in Oakland, while present. And then celebrated. And considered. All in October. Announceth The Bay [...] by

Keep It In Line August 21, 2014: A few weeks back on YouTube, I came across a video Guided By Voices made for one of their recent singles. In it, a magician sits in front of a dressing room mirror before a performance, practicing [...] by