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At VICE: Blake Butler Cowers Before Dorothea Lasky’s Thunderbird October 3, 2012: Blake Butler puts Dorothea Lasky in a VICE grip and doesn't know whether to kneel or cover his ears. No, really! It's a review of Thunderbird (ahem—we hear the hardcovers are sold out)! MORE about this "WILD-ASS SHOUT-BRAIN": Her poems often feel this way: like an extremely powerful child has been taken over by a shitload of wild [...] by

Take a Color Workshop with Dorothea Lasky October 2, 2012: From Brooklyn Poets: Our fall workshop with Dorothea Lasky. If you like what the fall does with color, well, you’ll really like this workshop. 5 weeks, Nov 4 to Dec 2, Sundays 2-5 PM. Classes will meet in the poet’s home in Bed-Stuy. A steal at $275. Apply by October 21! Only room for 4-8 students. Hurry up and apply! by

Spenser Davis Reviews Thunderbird September 21, 2012: Over at The Rumpus, Spenser Davis reviews Dorothea Lasky's new collection Thunderbird. Here he talks about a particular favorite, and it's "biting commentary." Oh, an Frankenstein movies: Again, some of the themes in this collection were simply brilliant, and I love how Lasky keeps coming back to some of them. In a great example of [...] by

Watch a Video for Dorothea Lasky’s “Why Go In Cars” September 18, 2012: Poet Zachary Pace made this video for Dorothea Lasky's poem "Why Go in Cars" from her forthcoming (and currently on sale) collection, Thunderbird. http://youtu.be/pODVfrvrOd8 by

Dorothea Lasky’s Thunderbird Alights on the Desk of Publisher’s Weekly August 21, 2012: Publisher's Weekly has reviewed Dorothea Lasky's newest book, Thunderbird (Wave 2012); and guess what, they're fans (P.S. this is available now, despite its Oct release date!). Even after titling her last book Black Life, Lasky's latest aims to go darker--more death-driven--with poems that can be as commanding and loud as they can [...] by

Dorothea Lasky Likes Weird Ass Hippies August 6, 2012: The newest installment of Alina Gregorian's Reading Series for HuffPo features Dorothea Lasky's poem, "I Like Weird Ass Hippies." From Gregorian's intro: There is hope for the person who wants to be a hippie. There is hope for the hippie who remembers not being a hippie. It's haunting to observe hippies and not be one yourself. We [...] by

Are You a Fashion Student or Designer? Want to Work with Dorothea Lasky on a Costume? July 19, 2012: If you are one of the above and are interested in working with Wave/Dorothea Lasky on this fun-sounding project, email the address provided! From Wave Books' Facebook page: Share with your friends! We're looking for fashion students, former fashion students & designers interested in working with DOROTHEA LASKY on a costume! For more [...] by

Brandon Shimoda & Taiwanese Students Video-Chat Dorothea Lasky and Heather Christle June 27, 2012: Wow: Poet Brandon Shimoda recently interviewed, with the help of a group of Tawainese students, Dorothea Lasky and Heather Christle, who are in Florence, Italy, and Stonington, Connecticut, respectively. "I think both Heather and Dottie were visiting us from haunted locations, though the nature of each location’s being haunted was not [...] 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

Belladonna Book Launch and Two Blurbs March 31, 2010: A week from next Tuesday, Belladonna series in NYC, a series that for the past decade has catered to women's writing in particular, will celebrate the release of five books, all of which are must reads in my opinion: Dorothea Lasky's Black Life (Wave Books), Brenda Iijima's revv. you’ll—ution (Displaced Press) and If Not Metamorphic [...] by