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Aufgabe 1-6 Goes Digital! September 30, 2013: Announcing Aufgabe DIGITAL! This is fateless news for those of us fascinated by poetry in translation, contemporary poetry in English (hey!), and thoroughly engaged critical writing, too, we must say. From the release: For the first time, Aufgabe volumes 1-6 are now accessible to the public as PDFs, each fully searchable with a linked [...] by

‘There is an abyss’: Emmanuel Hocquard’s The Invention of Glass September 5, 2013: At Constant Critic, Karla Kelsey reviews Emmanual Hocquard's The Invention of Glass (translated by Cole Swensen and Rod Smith, Canarium Books 2012). Kelsey is as direct as Hocquard, it seems: "Within and against the opacities of the abyss structure and naming order and clarify. Transparent aspects of The Invention of Glass are due in large [...] by

Announcing the BTBA Poetry Finalists! April 10, 2013: John Felstiner said translation is like a window. It lets some fresh air in and allows some stale air to drift out. Here are six books of poetry from around the world that offer some of the freshest air possible into American poetry. The Best Translated Book Awards was started by Chad Post, editor of Open Letter and founder of the blog [...] by

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 [...] by

Best American Experimental Writing Anthology Announced November 12, 2012: Wow, we're delighted to see that OmniDawn will be publishing a new anthology dedicated solely to that thing we like to call EXPERIMENTAL WRITING. From OmniVerse: Omnidawn is delighted to announce that we will be publishing a new annual anthology, the BEST AMERICAN EXPERIMENTAL WRITING (BAX), which will make its debut in spring of [...] by