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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by

in spite of itself (ALL PURPOSE, CRUSHED) April 1, 2014: It’s poetry month. It is also, in the United States, the month of Autism Awareness, Jazz Appreciation, Confederate History, Arab American Heritage, Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness, [...] by

Academy of American Poets NYC Summer Poetry Series July 17, 2013: If you’re in NYC this sweltering summer and can bear to temporarily venture outside of air conditioning, the Academy of American Poets will make it worth your while. The Academy is continuing its [...] by

Evie Shockley on the Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry June 7, 2013: Evie Shockley contributed this fantastic analysis of the Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry, published in 2011, edited by Rita Dove, to the Boston Review. Mostly, Shockley spends a [...] by

On Knowing: Quasi-intelligibility, or Good-bye National Poetry Month! May 3, 2013: In On Photography, Susan Sontag discusses Walter Benjamin’s ideal work of literary criticism. According to Sontag, for Benjamin, the ideal work of literary of criticism would be made up of nothing [...] by

Deterritorializations: Repetition, Stutter, Report (the first of two brief forays) May 1, 2013: The book is liquid dreams. Writing is stone. Writing is breath unheld. The book is air and underground passages. Where there is no water, but light is liquid. Where warm bodies gather. In translation [...] by

On The Seawall’s Semi-Annual Poetry Feature November 27, 2012: Over at Ron Slate’s On The Seawall, the new season of the semi-annual poetry feature is up, in which 18 poets review new collections of poetry. It’s a good group. Here is a sample from [...] by

Evie Shockley awarded Holmes National Poetry Prize June 25, 2012: The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University has selected Evie Shockley as this year’s recipient of the Holmes National Poetry Prize. About the prize: [...] by

13 bloggers cover 61 years of 57 National Book Award poets in 10 weeks January 11, 2011: For ten weeks beginning in February, The National Book Foundation will host a celebration of 61 years of National Book Awards poetry winners. Taking place both on their website and in panels and [...] by

Trigger Cuts January 5, 2010: The on-going review-interviews taking place over at Lemon Hound have my attention at the moment (I’m one of the interviewees, an admission that I suppose qualifies as full disclosure here if you [...] by