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My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 16, 2013: Robert Lax Poems (1962-1997) The decision to go with a page wide enough to isolate Lax’s skinny poems was brilliant. The poems pop off the ample pages to invoke the massive void his poems called out of/back into. I haven’t heard songs like these in a long time. Farid Matuk My Daughter La Chola Matuk is a chameleon. He clocks through [...]
‘What would a haiku/soap opera be without/an evil head nurse?’: David Trinidad Live-Haikus Peyton Place November 22, 2013: I first watched the movie Peyton Place with my grandmother in the late 70s. She and I watched just about everything on TV: musicals, shows about UFOs, gritty and inappropriate 70s dramas, and cheesy movies from the 60s. She was my pop culture pusher, and the tawdry-lite Peyton Place was right up our alley: Valley of the Dolls set in New [...]
Twenty-Two Poem Hacks November 4, 2013: I’m really excited to be blogging for Harriet this month. I’ll be writing about translation, Latina poets, ekphrasis, mixtapes, collaboration, and Peyton Place. But I thought I’d start off by sharing a list I use with my students that’s based on little intentional copyediting strategies I often use to re-enter a poem, especially if [...]
Radio Free Albion December 14, 2012: We just caught wind of this new podcast series hosted by Tony Trigilio, which he's calling Radio Free Albion. It launched back in November with a show on David Trinidad, and now this month it features a conversation between Trigilio and Michael McColly. Listen and enjoy!
David Trinidad reviewed June 7, 2012: We learned yesterday that David Trinidad won a Lambda Literary Award for his work editing Tim Dlugos's A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos. Now, over at Coldfront Gina Myers provides a glowing review of Trinidad's Dear Prudence: New & Selected Poems. Dear Prudence: New & Selected Poems is a formidable collection that makes a [...]
Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced June 6, 2012: The 24th annual Lambda Literary Award winners have been announced! Among the many winners, David Trinidad won in Gay Poetry for A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos, which he edited. Leah Lakshmi Piepza-Samarasinha won the Lesbian Poetry award for Love Cake. Kudos to all! Full list of winners can be found here.
Myself: The Exclusive Interview! September 22, 2009: Each of us contains multitudes, but, as we all know, the multitudes can be pretty dull. Thank heavens, then, for Myself, who arrives on the scene via By Myself, a sort of Everybody’s autobiography by the poets D.A. Powell and David Trinidad. It begins: To put it in two words: disaster struck. I was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, [...]