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It’s A Vice, Vice Summer: Vice Magazine’s Summer Reading Lists June 14, 2013: At Vice, Blake Butler has curated an array of summer reading lists from fiction writers and poets called "What Are These Freaks Reading?" Scope it out! It includes a set of summer reads from poets, Claire Donato and Ben Mirov. Read their picks below! Claire Donato (Author of Burial) 1. New Religious Movements: A Documentary Reader, [...]
Ben Mirov’s Hider Roser Rides On February 21, 2013: Ben Mirov's latest book is still making the review rounds, this time at The Rumpus with Gina Myers. As other reviewers have noted, Mirov's poems work a spell of disorientation; but Myers sees the derangement Hider Roser delivers as ultimately resolving in familiarity with something. Myers begins: The experience of reading Ben Mirov’s [...]
People Are Getting to Know Your Work: On Ben Mirov’s Hider Roser November 19, 2012: Laura Carter reviews Ben Mirov's new book, Hider Roser (Octopus Books 2012), over at Fanzine. "There is a telling epigraph, and there is a telling cover," she writes. More: I’m immediately reminded, upon viewing the latter, of a camera obscura, the Marxist reading of “what ideology is,” and I find it, well, curious, a curio [...]
Book Trailers, Sales Afoot at Octopus Books September 21, 2012: Head on over to the Octopus Books website for a book trailer for Ben Mirov's forthcoming Hider Roser. While you're there, if you still haven't purchased Heather Christle's The Trees The Trees, the second printing is on sale until Sunday. You can see all of this here.
Ben Lerner Chooses Daniel Poppick as Winner of BOMB’s 2012 Poetry Contest August 6, 2012: BOMB has announced the winner of their 2012 Poetry Contest! This year's judge, Ben Lerner, chose Daniel Poppick's "Glass Horse." They've published the poem online, along with work from the finalists, who include Ally Harris, Dunstan Christopher, Ben Mirov, Iris Cushing, and Laura Goode. Runner-up is Diana Hamilton, whose poetry will appear [...]
New at Coldfront— “In Conversation” (with Ben Mirov) August 2, 2012: Coldfront is rolling out a new video series called "In Conversation," wherein "Each episode features excerpts of chats, asides, buzzed ruminations and/or simple shit-shooting with a particular poet, as well as short readings of new work, or work in progress." Leading off the series is Ben Mirov, filmed by DJ Dolack. A little about this [...]