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The Scholarship of Poetry & Performance February 20, 2013: [caption id="attachment_61651" align="alignright" width="500"] Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and Stan Mir at Kelly Writers House in 2011.[/caption] The idea that art—especially in performance—might question or break down the boundary between artist and reader/viewer or creator and consumer isn’t new. In Towards a Situationist [...]
CAConrad’s Best of the Small Press December 12, 2012: Over at Karen the Small Press Librarian's blog, CAConrad has compiled his 2012 best of small press list. Wanna know who tops the list? We'll give you a hint: it's the winner of the 2012 Sexiest Poem Award. Have a look at the full list!
Vote for CAConrad and His Fabulousness! December 5, 2012: Today's no-brainer: Philebrity has opened the voting for their yearly awards. CAConrad is up for the "Award for General Fabulousness". VOTE!
Sexiest Poem Award Goes to Rob Halpern November 27, 2012: Is it the end of the year yet? It should be, what with CAConrad dishing out The Sexiest Poem Award. This year's winner: Rob Halpern for Music for Porn (Nightboat Books). You might be wondering what The Sexiest Poem Award is. Well, "The Sexiest Poem Award is given annually to a finely crafted poem demonstrating a fearlessness which confronts [...]
“Writing while digesting a song.”: Five Questions with CAConrad October 9, 2012: See this interview with CAConrad, in conversation with Maryam Monalisa Gharavi, over at The New Inquiry. Here's a sample: Does outer space hold any appeal, or does it strike you as a winsome opportunity to establish an Exxon fueling station? It’s funny you should ask this. I’m writing to you from UCROSS, Wyoming at the UCROSS [...]
Still a Dire Need for Philadelphia Poetry Hotel September 6, 2012: To keep us all informed, here's more info on CAConrad's Poetry Hotel from a longer piece in That Music Magazine: Poetry seems to be prolific, yet widely dispersed in Philadelphia. What’s required is a unified, creative hub; Conrad calls this structure the “Philadelphia Poetry Hotel.” Inspiration for the Philadelphia Poetry [...]
CAConrad Spearheading Philadelphia Poetry Hotel August 7, 2012: He's on quite the roll, CAConrad. On the heels of his great new book, A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon, comes this new and great endeavor, The Philadelphia Poetry Hotel. From the blog: Due to escalating rents making it impossible for poor and working class poets to move to the city and write, CAConrad will open the Philadelphia Poetry [...]
CAConrad, Head Scout Queen of America July 19, 2012: After news of this decision by the Boy Scouts of America upholding the policy of excluding openly gay leaders and members, poet CAConrad has launched his own organization—Queer Scouts of America. From CA's blog: In honor of the July, 2012 Boy Scouts of America vote to once again exclude gay scout leaders and queer boy scouts I am [...]
CAConrad’s A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon Reviewed at The Stranger March 20, 2012: The reviews are coming in for CAConrad's newest, A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon, just out from Wave Books (as if ya didn't hear). Paul Constant, writing for Seattle's The Stranger, remarks that Conrad's The Book of Frank might be "the closest a book of poems can come to a novel," whereas A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon "is more overtly about [...]
Myles, Conrad, Buuck Give Impromptu Reading at Laundromat March 20, 2012: Check this out from Andrew Kenower's Vimeo page: Last night CAConrad, David Buuck and Eileen Myles read at Artists' Television Access in San Francisco for Small Press Traffic. The reading was sold out and a few dozen people were turned away. After the reading Eileen and Conrad read to some of those who couldn't get in at Mission [...]