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Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: [caption id="attachment_84258" align="alignright" width="500"] Site of the Café Le Métro poetry reading coffeehouse from 1963-1965, located at 149 2nd Ave., New York City[/caption] For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying [...] by

Mac Low, Cage, Root Poetics April 3, 2014: [caption id="attachment_83964" align="alignright" width="500"] Photo by Anne Tardos[/caption] The basic question behind what I think of as root poetics sounds simple: what is language doing—for the poet, for humans at large, for the world—in fact, for itself? What is it doing there on the page/in our eyes or in the air/in our ears? The way [...] by

Hyperallergic is all Gertrude Stein all the Time Time Time Time February 3, 2014: This weekend's Hyperallergic wraps up this previous weekend's marathon reading of Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans, hosted by Triple Canopy. Morten Høi Jensen reports on the madness, from the gory aftermath. If you are going to read Gertrude Stein’s titanic novel The Making of Americans — the Dalkey paperback is a little [...] by

Whacked Out: A Case for the Advocacy of the Unlisted January 8, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Amy King’s “Wings of Desire” appears in the January 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be found on the Editors’ Blog.] I’ve loved poetry since I discovered Gertrude Stein in my first year of college. I didn’t know the poetry [...] by

What’s Cooking, July 4th? July 3, 2013: Not sure? One good place to look is this "Poets' Recipes" spotlight at the Academy of American Poets. The spotlight includes a few handy recipes including Chocolate Peanut Butter Dairy Free Ice Cream from Kazim Ali, Potato Salad from Dodie Bellamy and Kevin Killian (it's Dodie's mother's recipe!), German Apple Pancake from Jen Bervin, and [...] by

Couple Good’uns for Gertrude Stein July 2, 2013: From Electric Lit to the Paris Review Daily, behold "the worst rejection letter ever," from publisher Arthur C. Fifield to Gertrude Stein in 1912. Speaking of Stein, did you see this piece in the New Yorker the other day? Adam Gopnik opens with his version of a Stein graph, noting that it's "is a demonstration not just of how infectious [...] by

Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer June 27, 2013: At the end of a long day of blogging, the Harriet Staff likes to kick back with a few ice cold craft brews. Since we're in Chicago, there's no shortage breweries to hit the spot, from a refreshing French country ale, to well balance pale ale, to a face-melting wicked Imperial IPA. But when we need to venture away from our local options, where [...] by

Jared Nielsen Programs Gertrude Stein’s a rose is a rose is a rose is a rose is a rose… (You Get the Picture) January 9, 2013: Thanks to Post Position for sending up this gritty ditty by Jared Nielsen, based on a Gertrude Stein fragment. Jared Nielsen, thanks to his schooling in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, his ability as a programmer, and his recent creation of a puppet, has developed an amazing conflation of Gertrude Stein, the Python programming [...] by

Editorial Piedra Cuervo in Baja Engages with Gertrude Stein, Lyn Hejinian, Kathy Acker & Juliana Spahr January 4, 2013: [caption id="attachment_59095" align="alignright" width="500"] Gidi Loza’s Desollada: visiones crónicas. Ensayando a Gertrude Stein, Lyn Hejinian, Kathy Acker y Juliana Spahr / Flayed: chronic visions. Rehearsing Gertrude Stein, Lyn Hejinian, Kathy Acker and Juliana Spahr.[/caption] Our Spanish is perpetually rusty, but we've been paying [...] by

Poetry Postcards and Postcards from Poets! October 18, 2012: Check out what arrived at this humble Harrieter's desk this morning! Five issues of the Hoot Review, a literary magazine in the form of a postcard. According to their website, the Hoot Review is "for people to have a literary magazine that they can both afford to subscribe to and have time to read. Never again will you be able to claim that [...] by