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Stars, Poetry—Part II: Cancer, Leo, and Virgo May 22, 2014: This is my second meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? Here’s a Review: Cardinal signs [...] by

Another Aeneid: David Hadbawnik in Conversation with Kent Johnson May 12, 2014: Up at the Lana Turner blog, Kent Johnson talks to poet and translator David Hadbawnik about his recent translations of the Aeneid. Johnson and Hadbawnik start their conversation by thinking through [...] by

Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by

We Want! We Want! Bay Area Public School Presents Free Poetry School this Fall! October 28, 2013: This just in! The Bay Area Public School is hosting a series of free poetry classes taught by preeminent poets, throughout the month of November. That’s right! SIX POETRY SEMINARS & CLASSES [...] by

Diane Di Prima Health Issues Disclosed, New Fundraiser Starts Now July 22, 2013: You might have contributed in the recent past to a fundraiser for the betterment of the wonderful Diane Di Prima–our attention has been called to another call to help, as Di Prima has just been [...] by

Dale Smith Considers the Voice of Diane Di Prima for the LA Review of Books January 29, 2013: Dale Smith begins his lengthy essay on Diane Di Prima with an acknowledgement of this “78-year-old Beat legend”s recent serious health problems–including Parkinson’s disease, [...] by

You’ve Got till 12/20 to Acknowledge the Power of Diane di Prima with the Help of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative December 18, 2012: You know we’re all on the make to help out the beloved Diane di Prima with near-constant incurring healthcare costs–here’s a plea we mentioned from Amber Tamblyn and Just Buffalo [...] by

Let’s Raise All Kinds of $$$$ to Help the Beloved Diane di Prima October 19, 2012: You might recall Amber Tamblyn’s drive earlier this year to help fund costs associated with the health of the beloved Diane di Prima–the unfortunate news is that the need has not ceased. [...] by

A note from DIANE DI PRIMA. April 19, 2012: I am speechless. In under 3 days, we have raised over $11,000.00 for Diane Di Prima at GIVE FORWARD. As the emails started to flood my inbox from Give Forward, sending me not only each donor’s [...] by

A Very Personal Message To The Poetry Community On Behalf Of Diane Di Prima. April 17, 2012: Earlier this month, my spirit animal and close family friend poet Michael McClure sent me an email regarding San Francisco Poet Laureate Diane Di Prima who is now 78 years old.  Michael knows that [...] by