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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 beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

Tales from the Woodberry Poetry Room: Christina Davis on the Discovery of a Recording of Susan and Fanny Howe’s Mother, Mary Manning Howe, Reading Yeats August 16, 2013: New at the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University's Vocarium, Christina Davis shares the details of her discovery of a rare, archival recording of Mary Manning Howe (mother of poets, Susan Howe and Fanny Howe) reading poetry by W.B. Yeats. Davis writes: Once a year I permit myself to listen to the last recording I have of my father. I [...] by

Fanny Howe Teaches Close Reading and Revision at Poets House October 29, 2012: Sure, "first thought best thought" works some of the time. But for those of us who aren't deep into some spontaneous bop prosody, we have to revise revise revise. And here to help us on that front is Fanny Howe. She'll be teaching a Masters Class at Poets House on November 10th and 11th. What you need to know: DATE AND TIME: November [...] by