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Funny Boy Sings Heavy Metal for Joyelle McSweeney +++ at HTMLGIANT July 19, 2013: Video killed the review star or like, something, the bodybuilding routine of Melvin Antony (said Acker: "...the part of the 'I' that bodybuilds...was rejecting language...") as review for Amina Cain's Creature, AND a lot of other reads from Christopher Higgs at HTMLGIANT: In this series I share with you a stack of my recently acquired [...] by

Maged Zaher in the Spotlight at HTMLGIANT July 1, 2013: Seattle Author Spotlight #2 at HTMLGIANT features poet Maged Zaher. Zaher is author of Thank You For The Window Office (Ugly Duckling Presse 2012), The Revolution Happened And You Didn't Call Me (Tinfish 2012), and Portrait of the Poet as an Engineer (Pressed Wafer 2009). Originally from Cairo, Zaher moved to the United States at the age of [...] by

Jen Hofer’s Reads at HTMLGIANT Include Grace Period, Troubling the Line, More June 18, 2013: We're digging these lists of summer reads over at HTMLGiant--and today is Jen Hofer's, which is particularly mindful, and Aaron Kunin-full, hooray (yes, we're also reading Grace Period). More of the poetry! Grace Period: Notebooks, 1998-2007, Aaron Kunin (Letter Machine Editions, 2013) Here you will find at least two worlds, and then [...] by

Ben Tripp on Dana Ward’s Crisis of Infinite Worlds June 3, 2013: At HTMLGIANT, Ben Tripp writes one of the first reviews of Dana Ward's Crisis of Infinite Worlds (Futurepoem 2013), noting that while the title poem's central subject is Krystal Cole, "you don’t have to be in-the-know about anything like that to enjoy this poem, or the book." Tripp first came across the poem in a "in a little handsewn [...] by

Kit Schluter Interviews Nathanaël About Danielle Collobert’s Murder March 14, 2013: Kit Schluter, translator of Marcel Schwob's The Book of Monelle (as we elaborated upon here), spotlights today none other than Danielle Collobert, the French poet whose suicide in 1978 left us with some of the "most enigmatic and innovative bodies of work in contemporary French letters." Collobert's first novel, Murder, has just been published [...] by

Seth Oelbaum on AWP and ‘The Glut’ February 27, 2013: [caption id="attachment_61987" align="alignright" width="500"] The AWP 2010 Bookfair[/caption] If you need a mid-week dose of energy, head over to HTMLGiant, where Seth Oelbaum takes the AWP conference to task. But be prepared, when we say the post will give you some mid-week energy, we mean that you'll probably find yourself enraged and/or [...] by

Two New Reviews on The Arcadia Project February 21, 2013: There have been too few reviews of The Arcadia Project, an anthology of "North American postmodern pastoral" poetry from Ahsahta, and edited by Joshua Corey and G.C. Waldrep. Lately, however, the massive compilation has received more attention. Patrick James Dunagan offers us 25 Points, HTMLGiant-style and Publisher's Weekly recently gave it [...] by

Green Lantern Delivers Love February 12, 2013: Over at HTMLGiant, August Evans reviews the sibling titles recently release by Green Lantern Press—The White House, by Joel Craig and Palm Trees, by Nick Twemlow. Before delving into some close reading of the poems in each book, Evans writes: Two synchronous 2012 releases, Joel Craig’s The White House and Nick Twemlow’s Palm Trees, [...] by

A Look at Ben Fama’s Mall Witch February 8, 2013: At HTMLGiant, Ben Tripp reviews the Wonder project Mall Witch, a book of poems attributed to Ben Fama but authored by Paul Legault and Andrew Durbin. However, writes Tripp: "For fans of Legault’s homespun ventriloquisms of John Ashbery and Emily Dickinson (some from Fence Books, or his latest from McSweeney’s) or Durbin’s precocious [...] by

Some Good Points on Goldsmith’s Uncreative Writing at HTMLGIANT February 7, 2013: Michael Jauchen reviews, in 25 points, Kenny Goldsmith's Uncreative Writing for HTMLGiant. We love number 8 (image above): "8. Picasso’s Portrait of Gertrude Stein with excerpts from The Making of Americans inserted." Jauchen also makes similar hybrid images with Mallarmé and "A Throw of the Dice," Georges Perec and Species of Spaces, and [...] by