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Colleen Lookingbill April 1, 2014: [caption id="attachment_83817" align="alignright" width="500"] Colleen Lookingbill outside the Palmer House, Chicago.[/caption] Our little world here in San Francisco was rocked the other day when we learned of the death on Monday of local poet Colleen Lookingbill, whose presence among us was for so long the one steady thing you could depend [...] by

L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists for 2013 Announced February 19, 2014: Jacket Copy today announced the finalist for the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, which include 50 books in 10 categories. We'll skip right ahead to the meat of it and give you the finalists in the Poetry category: Poetry Joshua Beckman, “The Inside of an Apple,” Wave Books Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, “Hello, the Roses,” New [...] by

My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 2, 2013: I have to preface my choices for the “best poetry books of 2013” with a caveat: I know the people who wrote these books, and I like them very much. But I also admire their work very much, and knowing them as people has only enriched my appreciation of these books, which I truly believe to be among the best of 2013. Here they are, in no [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and sticky wistfulness of unfulfilled teenage desire roars back to life at each listening. Of course, many songs I still like from that time I know [...] by

A Great Conversation with Jack Collom at OmniVerse March 6, 2013: OmniVerse has published an interview with Jack Collom and Elizabeth Robinson as the second installment of a three-part issue in celebration of Collom, author of (wow!) 24 books of poetry. "I mean, we wouldn’t, I think, change 'I love you' to 'I experience interpersonal gravitation in regard to you,' although 'love' has been debased and [...] by

Keeping Public Forums Vital Is an Art in Itself: OmniVerse Features a Conversation with EtherDome Press and Stacy Szymaszek August 29, 2012: Lots of neat things going on at Omnidawn's OmniVerse, including the recent feature, this time edited by Sara Mumolo--in general it's "a conversation with the publisher of a small press or periodical, a poet they have chosen to highlight, and one of our OmniVerse staff writers." And "[i]n this installment a poem and audio recording of the [...] by