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‘We’re Not Here to Describe Things to People, We’re Here to Produce Things in Them’: An Interview with Donald Dunbar April 16, 2013: Donald Dunbar (sometimes referred to as "Little Donnie Dunbar" by people just outside of my direct line of vision at AWP Boston 2013) holds an MFA from the University of Arizona, where he met many of his best friends and also his wife. Of Donald's book Eyelid Lick (2012 Fence Modern Poets Series), Huffington Post's Seth Abramson writes [...] by

Donald Dunbar’s Marvelous Q&A at BOMBLOG February 1, 2013: The great reviewer Donald Dunbar talks to BOMB's Jonathan Aprea about his new book Eyelid Lick (Fence Modern Poets Series Winner 2012), which is, as Aprea writes, "a surreal text whose poetry is anchored by its syntactical coherence." Perhaps this stems from such a theory as Dunbar makes explicit here: "Language is mind control. We don’t get [...] by

If You Want the Whole Religious Experience, Read Donald Dunbar’s Reviews of His Own Book January 14, 2013: Keep your eyes on the unique reviewing acts of Donald Dunbar, whose book Eyelid Lick was published by Fence Books in November. In a non-anonymous review at Alibris, Dunbar himself writes his book's first review. "I went into massive debt for Eyelid Lick ..." goes the headline. Part of the rest: ...and I couldn't smile bigger. I keep [...] by

Abramson’s November Contemporary Poetry Reviews December 3, 2012: Here's Seth Abramson's November Contemporary Poetry Reviews for HuffPo. Here he discusses Donald Dunbar's psychedelic Eyelid Lick: Roman Jakobson-influenced scholars and poet-critics will tell you that all written and oral language resides at some point or another on a spectrum with "immanence" at one end and "transcendence" at the [...] by