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Performa Presents Two of the Best of the ‘Net November 16, 2015: Second to final event of the new What if someone told u you were significant? reading series, sponsored by the epic performance art festival, Performa, featured readings by two of the [...] by

New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] by

Paul Stephens on Celebrity & American Poetry October 27, 2015: Paul Stephens explores the dazzling topic of celebrity in relation to American poetry and social media in an essay, “The Poetics of Celebsploitation,” now up at Admodern. Stephens [...] by

Poetry’s Gradual Commodification: Felix Bernstein Takes Down the New Museum’s Triennial May 11, 2015: At Hyperallergic, Felix Bernstein delivers a potentially galvanizing negative critique to the New Museum’s 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience,” and Brian Droitcour’s The Animated [...] by

5 Books to Flip Through This 4/20 April 20, 2015: Today is April 20th, the unofficial holiday of cannabis enthusiasts. Celebrate the giggles and munchies while flipping through some of these poetry books while you toke.   1. Fantasy — Ben [...] by

Simultaneously Familiar & Unrecognizable: Ben Fama, Johannes Göransson & Sarah Gerard February 24, 2015: At Entropy, Christopher Higgs reviews three “new notable books” by authors Ben Fama, Johannes Göransson, and Sarah Gerard. Higgs uses a screenshot-Tweet from Iggy Azalea as an epigraph! [...] by

Disingenuity November 12, 2014: [Editor’s Note: Lucy Ives delivered a version this talk at the Poetry Foundation on October 9, 2014 as part of the Harriet Reading Series. Other “Open Door” features can be found [...] by

Poets Respond to Questions Around Consumerism for ‘QVC 2′ at Lemon Hound August 20, 2014: For Lemon Hound, Ben Fama curated a group of responses, in 150 words, regarding “something they’d recently bought, bought into, invested themselves in, or otherwise consumed, a brief and [...] by

At The Believer Logger Ben Fama, Andrew Durbin, and Dorothea Lasky on Censorship, Surveillance, and (of Course) Poetry July 25, 2014: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics is out now, courtesy of Black Ocean. At The Believer Logger, the editor of the anthology, Andrew Ridker, speaks with contributors to the anthology, Ben Fama and [...] 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