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On Allyssa Wolf’s Vaudeville or My Altamont Blues, II April 27, 2015: the world to tempt the thief inside a glass ball. To tell the truth. (That Thanksgiving I made a soup from instant potatoes. I think I had. Instant heaven. Rooms grave and grainy. I tried hard. Not [...] by

5 Books to Flip Through This 4/20 April 20, 2015: Today is April 20th, the unofficial holiday of cannabis enthusiasts. Celebrate the giggles and munchies while flipping through some of these poetry books while you toke.   1. Fantasy — Ben [...] by

A Stein Celebration at Jacket2 March 12, 2015: This week Jacket2 and PennSound are rolling some serious Gertrude Stein, with new audio recordings and celebrations of her work. We’ll lead off with this roundup of microreviews of Tender [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part IV: Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces May 31, 2014: I wrote through the zodiac! This is my last meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by astrological modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second one; here is my third [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part III: Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius May 27, 2014: This is my third meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one; here is my second). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? A Review below: [...] by

At Jacket2: Shifting Attention to Gertrude Stein as Bookmaker May 19, 2014: Sarah Stone writes for Jacket2 about the editions, carnets, cahiers, copybooks, and “idiosyncratic conceptual matchmaking practice” of book design, hybrid English and French naming, and [...] by

Er, the Man Behind Gertrude Stein? May 15, 2014: The Paris Review Daily’s Edward White writes about the “shaping of the legend” of Gertrude Stein through Carl Van Vechten. White writes that the historical moment that Tender [...] by

Two Chicagos May 8, 2014: Carl Sandburg’s poem “Chicago” turned 100 the other day. That is, March 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of its original publication in Poetry, along with eight other “Chicago Poems.” Two [...] by

City Lights Releases Corrected Centennial Edition of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons May 7, 2014: Rejoice, cake fans: City Lights has just released a centennial edition of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons! In honor of the occasion, poet and author Michelle Tea, biographer Renate Stendhal, [...] by

Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: 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 around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by