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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...]
Catherine Wagner & Rae Armantrout Talk Shop August 12, 2013: Catherine Wagner interviewed Rae Armantrout for Poetryeater: "Whatever their surface differences in sensibility, Wagner’s curiousity and vim for the watch-fine mechanics of Armantrout’s diverse body of work and Armantrout’s meticulous and flexible approach to poetry is fascinating." About Armantrout's delivery of her [...]
The 2013 Midwest Small Press Festival Kicks off Tomorrow May 30, 2013: It's going to be a festival for sure. The best kind, a small press poetry festival! Following on the heels of last year's successful event, the Midwest Small Press Festival is back with year #2. Kicking things off this year are our friends Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward (who, coincidentally, are standing right here at Harriet headquarters as we [...]
Remember, Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward Are Reading Tomorrow! May 29, 2013: Yes, our Harriet summer reading series is popping off starting tomorrow with Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward! We're opening the doors at 6:30 pm at the PoFo, reading to commence at the strike of 7:00. All ye need to know can be found here.
‘Stand Up’ with Cathy Park Hong & Mores McWreath at The New Museum March 21, 2013: In conjunction with the "Stand Up" symposium on March 30, the New Museum is hosting "The Rub," a collaborative online chapbook by Cathy Park Hong and the video artist Mores McWreath. “The Rub” is an e-chapbook of GIFs and haiku that explores shame and failure in stand-up and online comedy. Poems explore the viewer’s obsession with [...]
Hanging Out With Cathy at the Bar February 14, 2013: At the corner of the hill where our street meets a thoroughfare you can find a gallery, a vintage store, & bar. The vintage store, Nvision, is gorgeous. I stop in from time to time. Though often I just soak up the looks she's arrayed in the window, especially pretty to see late at night as she keeps the displays lit after closing. The [...]
Catherine Wagner Reading Posted at City Lights Blog December 10, 2012: Thanks, City Lights, for posting this Catherine Wagner reading in all its glory! Bounce over and have a watch.
Some Notes on Catherine Wagner’s Nervous Device November 26, 2012: Over at HTMLGiant, Jessica Comola ponders the need for coherence in Catherine Wagner's latest collection, Nervous Device. After describing how her copy of the book has been destroyed (out of frustration) Comola writes: So why am I frustrated with this unassuming, 73-page collection, particularly since I’ve been a Wagner fan since her [...]
Constantly Bathing in the Semantic Folds of the New Lana Turner Content November 21, 2012: Issue #5 of the always-revelatory Lana Turner is out, and contains among its gemlike wonders some poetry from Catherine Wagner (also featured maintenant at PEN, but we digress), Claudia Rankine, Sandra Simonds, Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Jackqueline Frost, Joe Luna, Jorie Graham, Douglas Piccinnini, Cole Swensen, and Daniel Tiffany; and plentiful [...]
Catherine Wagner & Christine Hume Read/Perform at MOCAD November 6, 2012: Hey Detroit friends! Be sure to check out Cathy Wagner and Christine Hume performing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit this Thursday (7pm, and it's free!). To give you a sense of what to expect, here are a few words on Wagner: Catherine Wagner will perform poems from her new book, Nervous Device (City Lights). The book takes [...]