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on the small press, its recent past, production, present future, circulation: part one April 17, 2014: A few years ago I read Capital, Volume I with some friends from work. I was the person in this reading group who kept bringing up chapbooks. Someone else kept bringing up higher education. Our jobs. Emotions. Care labor. Midway through we invited a friend to visit in the role of something like guest lecturer, beginning, I think, with relative [...] by

Afaa Michael Weaver Wins 2014 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award March 12, 2014: Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver: recipient of this year's Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award—and three cheers to the award's runners up, Brenda Shaughnessy for Our Andromeda (Copper Canyon Press) and Brian Teare for Companion Grasses (Omnidawn). Way to go! More about Weaver and the history of the annual award, here: “We are thrilled to [...] by

On Brian Teare’s Companion Grasses August 6, 2013: Walter Holland of Lambda Literary Review took on Brian Teare's most recent book, Companion Grasses (Omnidawn Books 2013), writing that the poems "draw from various sources and often contain quotations and texts from various poets and philosophers, naturalists, artists and Transcendentalist works [such as] Robert Duncan, Margaret Fuller, Ralph [...] by

Tan Lin and Brian Teare Tear Up The Dance Floor at The Volta May 31, 2013: How else could we find out the really cool details about poets that we love, like, that Tan Lin writes in his office about disco, if it weren't for The Volta's Take Down the Clouds: 1. Where are you now? in my office, which is also a closet, in NYC. 2. What are you working on and what have you got coming out? I am [...] by

What Matters (or Not): Samuel Solomon on LA’s Q.E.D. Part 2 July 6, 2012: Something nutritious at HTMLGIANT: Samuel Solomon has written up the second round of the Les Figues Q.E.D. series of talks, which focused on queer art and literature and took place over the spring months in Los Angeles' historic MAK-Schindler House, "L.A.’s original nod to green architecture." Moderated by Vanessa Place, the May 9 "WHAT [...] by

Lambda Literary Awards Honor Myles, Teare May 31, 2011: The 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards took place at the School of Visual Arts Theater in NYC last week, and among the winners were Brian Teare (Pleasure, Ahsahta Press) for gay men's poetry, and Eileen Myles, in lesbian fiction, for Inferno (A Poet's Novel) (OR Books). The full list (there are, in total, 24 categories) of award winners is here. [...] by

AWP Report (Political Poetry) April 12, 2010: This morning [4.9.10] I moderated a panel called “Writing In(to) the Age of Obama.” The purpose of the panel was two-fold: to talk about the experience of participating in a blog-turned-book project I co-edited with Arielle Greenberg and to speak about occasional poetry and political poetry. It also afforded me the opportunity to further [...] by