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The Cradle Will Rock, with Your Help: Sign Here for a 21st-Century WPA January 29, 2013: Remember the WPA? Well the time is nigh for a public works comeback! Poet and activist Cara Benson has brilliantly put her mind to metal with a Works Projects Administration campaign for the twenty-first century. Here's the petition to hire artists for large-scale federal arts projects (oh this is so exciting). And the appeal: Please [...] by

Cara Benson Talks to Kate Greenstreet at Bookslut June 9, 2011: Wander over to Bookslut, where poet Kate Greenstreet has interviewed Cara Benson, author of (made) (BookThug, 2010) and the forthcoming Protean Parade (Black Radish Books, 2012). As Bookslut informs us, Benson's poem “BANKING” was chosen from the Boston Review by Kevin Young for the 2011 Best American Poetry. She edited the interdisciplinary [...] by

ON Contemporary Practice Volume 2 February 9, 2010: For anyone out in the Bay Area tomorrow night, coeditors Michael Cross and Kyle Schlesinger, and a critical mass of Bay Area contributors will launch ON Contemporary Practice 2 at Moe’s Books in Berkeley. When Michael, Kyle, and I conceived of the journal about two and a half years ago it was at the Tile Bar in the East Village after a [...] by