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My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 10, 2013: 1. Anne Carson, Red Doc> (Knopf). Favorite Line: “The moonlit / ironing boards / grandstanding like steeds.” 2. Brandon Shimoda, Portuguese (Tin House Books & Octopus Books) Favorite Line: “Children were following my retarded stepbrother around the fields” 3. Dara Wier, You Good Thing (Wave Books). Favorite [...] by

Dara Wier on Typing Ashbery’s ‘The Instruction Manual’ December 10, 2012: Head over to the BAP blog and check out this great piece by Dara Wier. Here's some: For some reason, I'd never seen a Cry Room before or known that they are fairly commonly found in churches across the country. My friend and I had been talking about how various people handle or have sudden bouts of crying, and we were about to [...] by

Wave Books Unveils a SoundCloud May 14, 2012: And here's what it contains: Now you can listen to all of the recordings from the 2009 3 Days of Poetry Festival, including readings from Dorothea Lasky, Mary Ruefle, Joshua Beckman, Matthew Zapruder, Rachel Zucker, Noelle Kocot, Jon Woodward, Anthony McCann, Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, Richard Meier, Maggie Nelson, Dara Wier, and [...] by

Dara Wier on How a Poem Is a Machine March 14, 2012: A new feature at We Who Are About to Die: "individual short 'essays' from a handful of poets responding to the question 'What do we mean when we say a poem is a machine?'" The first response is from Dara Wier. "It would need to be the kind of poem in which cause and effect is this poem’s primary or strongest characteristic." That's not [...] by