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Poetry Betrays Whiteness April 12, 2016: Among the many pointed questions that Lucas de Lima raises in “Poetry Betrays Whiteness” is that of how positions of unitedstatesian privilege can be used “to fight structural inequality and [...] by

Little Lamb, Who Made Thee January 7, 2016: The pathology report was terrifying. It said the primary tumor was ugly: highly aggressive triple negative breast cancer, necrotic, reproducing at a rate beyond fast. And my friends, many of them [...] by

The Best Best Poetry of 2015 Lists of the Week December 11, 2015: The lists are coming…Manohla Dargis even quoted Umberto Eco, noting that “[w]e like lists because we don’t want to die.” Can’t argue with that! Here are the best Best Poetry [...] by

Hoa Nguyen Moderates Roundtable at VIDA on ‘Policing in the Literary World’ August 19, 2015: In March, Hoa Nguyen moderated a three-part conversation about “policing in the literary world” for VIDA; the third installment has just gone up. Carmen Giménez Smith notes that [...] by

Kenneth Goldsmith Says He Is an Outlaw June 1, 2015: To be a black man in the United States of America is to be in a constant state of war and I am tired, I’m just so tired of the war. White people want me to be dangerous, scary or sexy, they never [...] by

Bhanu Kapil & Fred Moten Read at the Woodberry Poetry Room May 6, 2015: Fan of Bhanu Kapil and Fred Moten? A video worth your watch was posted yesterday at Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room. For “Poet’s Voice,” on April 22: A riveting reading by [...] by

THIS IS MESSY, WE’RE NOT SORRY: Elegant Mire with Carrie Lorig, v. 4 May 1, 2015: Carrie: i’m reading your piece on tract – trace “The ground is like a bad omen. You can drag a stone back to the place of departure and still be stuck in the temporary undercurrent [...] 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

THIS IS MESSY, WE’RE NOT SORRY: Elegant Mire with Carrie Lorig, v. 2 April 16, 2015: Carrie :  i’m in the TA office right now because air conditioning and because no one comes here in the summer Cassandra:  good plan i am at home at my desk Carrie:  I just got to the page [...] by