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Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by

The Editors of Commune Editions at Jacket2: What Poetry is and Can Be January 7, 2014: The editors of Commune Editions (Joshua Clover, Jasper Bernes, and Juliana Spahr) contribute to Jacket2 in a new regular feature about poets and poetry in an age of revolutions. [...] What is poetry, [...] by

Is Bob Dylan a Poet? December 18, 2013: … or is he a musician? Dana Stevens and Francine Prose weigh in, at New York Times’s “Bookends.” Each week in Bookends, two writers take on pressing and provocative questions [...] by

‘The Poet is Always Two People’ September 26, 2013: The Times Literary Supplement’s Eleanor Margolies raps on Arthur Rimbaud‘s unexpected relationship with puppetry and the French town of Charleville-Mézières. How did [...] by

Bringing John Wieners Back: Revisiting 707 Scott Street April 2, 2013: In 2001 I printed a small book, Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners, an outtake from my thesis for the Poetics Program at New College of California. I wanted it to look like a [...] by

John Ashbery reads from his translation of Rimbaud at the New School February 18, 2011: Via The Best American Poetry, John Ashbery reads his translation of Arthur Rimbaud’s “Promontory” from Illuminations. Originally published in 1886, Norton will release [...] by

The emotional hang-ups of Google’s poetry translation software January 17, 2011: Google researcher Dmitriy Genzel talks to NPR’s All Things Considered about the advancements in training artificial intelligence to recognize, translate, and maintain the characteristics of [...] by

Ghost (of Arthur Rimbaud) in the machine November 22, 2010: Next time anyone accuses you otherwise, you can tell them you know exactly what it takes to make a miniature sculptural automaton of Paul Verlaine being visited by absinthe fairies and the [...] by