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AIRPORTS FOR CLASSROOMS April 14, 2014: The music was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent to diffuse the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal. Maybe what I mean is more simple: music for classrooms. The sometimes tense, anxious atmosphere of a workshop. The continuous looping of tradition, or convention, or both. At worst: [...] by

Bhanu Kapil to Teach Free Community Workshop at Anthology Book Co. October 4, 2013: Bhanu Kapil will lead a free, community workshop at Anthology Book Co. (Loveland, Colorado) on Saturday, October 12th. The only requirement: participants must buy a snack and a book from the bookstore. Bhanu Kapil has taught writing workshops and performed her work nationally and internationally, in venues such as the San Francisco [...] by

And Then There Are Ghosts June 19, 2013: [caption id="attachment_69327" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo by Mark Auer[/caption] Twelve years ago my father died. For two years prior he had been fighting a debilitating cancer of the plasma cells called Myeloma. I watched him during that time shrink from a hulking, and sometimes frightening figure, to a slight shell, barely able to [...] by

The Stunning Poverty of Unrest June 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_68865" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo credit: Francesco-Allano Torçy-Blanqui[/caption] At the Sarah Lawrence Poetry Festival a few weeks back, I picked up a copy of Simone White’s chapbook, Unrest, which was published this year by Ugly Duckling Presse. In it she writes, “My brother called on the phone. I [...] by

Deterritorializations: Repetition, Stutter, Report (the second of two brief forays with a P.S. to come) May 2, 2013: I want to explore a word that has taken hold of my consciousness and the hum of my interior thoughtscape—a word I realize, as I try to write about it, I don’t quite know how to articulate (which is, perhaps, precisely the articulation this particular word requires). I first encountered the term “untranslation” in Felipe [...] by

New Responses at the Poetic Labor Project Include Dana Ward, Bhanu Kapil & ter Braak May 26, 2011: The Poetic Labor Project, a collective research blog centered around the discussion of poetics and labor, has some newness afoot. They've posted a third round of responses (also available as a PDF), this time around from Dana Ward, Bhanu Kapil, and ter Braak, who explains the appellation thusly: "This iteration of 'ter Braak' speaks out of a [...] by

Salute to the Bloggers February 4, 2010: [audio:http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Salute-to-the-Harriet-Bloggers1.mp3] by