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Mac Low, Cage, Root Poetics April 3, 2014: [caption id="attachment_83964" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo by Anne Tardos[/caption] The basic question behind what I think of as root poetics sounds simple: what is language doing—for the poet, for humans at large, for the world—in fact, for itself? What is it doing there on the page/in our eyes or in the air/in our ears? The way [...] by

Bobbie Louise Hawkins’s Home Videos January 23, 2014: We hope you're like us and can never get too much Bob Creeley and friends. Up today at Jacket2 is a set of home videos shot by Bobbie Louise Hawkins from 1962-1965. From Charles Bernstein: Bobbie Louise Hawkins took these home movies from 1962 to 1965. She provided them to Robert McTavish for his film about the Vancouver poetry [...] by

Loving Her Medium: Madeline Gins, 1941-2014 January 9, 2014: Madeline Gins--poet, architect, artist, philosopher, and long-time collaborator with artist Shusaku Arakawa--died yesterday. "She was 72. The cause of death was cancer," writes Charles Bernstein at Jacket2. Gins lived all her life in New York, much of it with Arakawa on a loft on Houston Street. She graduated from Barnard College, where [...] by

Vanessa Place Considers the Poetic & Fetishistic Qualities of Heimrad Bäcker’s Seascape January 8, 2014: Vanessa Place reviews Heimrad Bäcker's Seascape (Ugly Duckling Presse 2013) for Constant Critic. We wrote about the text not too long ago. Bäcker was a teenage member of the Nazi Party, and spent his life examining Nazism and the Holocaust, and "[f]or his part," Place writes, "[Bäcker] deemed [Seascape] a piece of concrete poetry." [...] by

‘Amelia’ Unmasked: Charles Reznikoff’s Poetry at Jacket2 January 7, 2014: Introduced by Charles Bernstein, Jacket2 released into the world this astonishing close reading by Distinguished Law Professor Richard Hyland of the character of "Amelia" in Charles Reznikoff's Testimony: The United States. Excellent. Charles Reznikoff's "Amelia": A case study by Richard Hyland CHARLES BERNSTEIN Richard Hyland, [...] by

Hand-Picked Sounded/Nonimagined Internet Scenarios for Your Thursday December 5, 2013: No audio-visual issues here: We've rounded up some must-see/-hears for your ears-eyes on this lovely Thursday. First up on purview is Karinne Keithley Syers's Fancy Stitch Machine. Syers--if you missed her Emerson dance-thought-piece at The Chocolate Factory or haven't yet read her gorgeous performance text Montgomery Park, an "essay in [...] by

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Haters Beware: The Rumpus Reviews Charles Bernstein’s Recalculating November 8, 2013: Over at the Rumpus today, Sean Singer reviews Charles Bernstein's latest book, Recalculating. And for those of you who have been listening to the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E haters, Singer urges you to drop any preconceived notions you may have about this book and just give it the ol' college try (i.e. read it). Singer begins: Ignore those who [...] by

The Last Seat for Charley B! (at CSOP) October 14, 2013: We'll close out the day today with this one last chance to absorb the wisdom of Charles Bernstein at the Chicago School of Poetics. You can be the lucky one to nab the last seat. The details: Study with poet Charles Bernstein in a master class workshop at the Chicago School of Poetics. This one-day online class offers an intimate [...] by

We Can’t Wait for 2014: Selected Letters of Robert Creeley is on the Way! July 29, 2013: We're already saving up for The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley, edited by Rod Smith, Peter Baker, and Kaplan Harris, to-be-published by UC Press. It's due in January 2014, to be precise. A first announcement was made this weekend and there's already a page set aside on the UC Press website, about the book. The book's description goes a [...] by

From Jacket2: A Brief History of the Buffalo Poetics Program June 10, 2013: Jacket 2 presents this stellar feature about the history of the Buffalo Poetics Program. The constellated survey includes a collection of links to articles about the program such as a Selected Bibliography of Buffalo Publications: 1960-1996, compiled by Kristin Prevallet, A History of Poetics at Buffalo: 1960-1990 (a timeline from Cynthia [...] by