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Wordsmertz! Red Letter! What Coulda Been L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E August 6, 2012: From the archive: Charles Bernstein and Bruce Andrews compiled a list of alternate titles for L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E (1977). We're partial to "New Broom" and "Lack's Flap." From Bernstein's blog on Jacket2: Read the full posting here.
Matvei Yankelevich on Charles Bernstein’s Close Listening June 19, 2012: Charles Bernstein featured Matvei Yankelevich on his radio program Close Listening! Hooray. Originally aired on Monday, June 18th, 2012: Matvei Yankelevich reads from Alpha Donut, his 2012 United Artists collection of poems, and from a new poem, "Some Words for Dr. Vogt". Born in Moscow and currently based in Brooklyn, Yankelevich is [...]
Renate Stendahl places recent Gertrude Stein controversy in context June 7, 2012: Over at Tikkun, the debate around Gertrude Stein's wartime activities is articulated at length, including Barbara Will's claim that Stein essentially wanted the Nobel Peace Prize for Hitler. "Why the Witch Hunt?" asks Stein scholar and translator Renate Stendhal. For it's not just in the literary world or on Bernstein's blog at Jacket2 where [...]
The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E of Libretto March 15, 2012: PennSound has been featuring videos of Charles Bernstein and Ben Yarmolinsky's early-90s operatic collaborations. If you can liberate yourself from work today for a brief listen, you won't be disappointed!
Final version of Celan’s The Meridian published May 11, 2011: Both Hyperion Art Journal and Charles Bernstein have pointed out that Paul Celan's The Meridian, a speech written for his 1960 acceptance of the Georg Büchner Prize in literature, has been republished in a definitive edition by Stanford University Press, translated by Pierre Joris and edited by Bernhard Böschenstein and Heino Schmull. The [...]
Canadian poets take Manhattan (and Philadelphia) for four-day festival March 14, 2011: PennSound has posted over 20 videos and accompanying audio tracks from North of Invention: A Canadian Poetry Festival. Taking place over four days in January at Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia and Poets House in New York, the festival was organized by Charles Bernstein and Sarah Dowling and brought together emerging and established Canadian [...]
Poetry in 1960 Live from the Future! December 6, 2010: Kelly Writers House at University of Pennsylvania will be streaming their symposium "Poetry in 1960" live at 6pm EST tonight, Monday, December 6th. Hosted by Writers House faculty director Al Filreis, the symposium invites eleven poets to each contribute a critical essay on a poem or collection to mark its 50th anniversary. This will most likely [...]
Interview with Charles Bernstein (part II) April 29, 2010: The following is the second part of an interview I conducted with Charles Bernstein at his home on March 19th, 2010 about his selected poems, All the Whiskey in Heaven, recently published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (the first part can be linked here at Harriet). In this part of the interview, Bernstein and I continue our discussion about [...]
Interview With Charles Bernstein (Part I) April 23, 2010: The following interview, conducted with Charles Bernstein at his home on March 19th, 2010, represents Bernstein's thinking about the composition of his selected poems just released by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, All the Whiskey in Heaven, as well as his thinking about selected poems as a genre. In the first part of this two part interview, [...]
Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Maybe all poets are nerds or they wouldn’t be poets. But not all poets write nerdy. Some are suave, which can be a good thing. Some are elegant in an elegant way. Nerds can be elegant in a backwards way, by retaining their bumps and inelegances, bumptious idiosyncrasies, a being-in-life at least as much as in-literature. There’s plenty to [...]