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On Artist Moyra Davey’s The Problem of Reading January 7, 2014: Rachel Levitsky and Ariel Goldberg have had the minds' eyes to write about Moyra Davey, the artist, photographer, and writer of incredible clarity (she'll show New Yorkers at The Poetry Project this Wednesday) for Jacket2. An excerpt from "A same time speed: Moyra Davey's 'The Problem of Reading'": Davey’s “problem of reading” is [...] by

Jacket2 Open Reading Period December 27, 2013: Wrong jacket, guys. From Jacket2: About our reading period: Jacket2 welcomes unsolicited queries in January 2014. During that month, we will be especially (though not exclusively) interested in queries of the following kinds: — Reviews of recent poetics criticism, theory, and anthologies — Reviews and articles devoted to [...] by

Beyond Baroque Is An Alchemic Hive November 20, 2013: We love the amazing work the folks at Beyond Baroque do, and we equally love hearing Will Alexander talk about the organization's history and presence in the Los Angeles writing scene. For the full story, head to Jacket2. For a taste, check this out: A beacon beaming rays through the mists of an inclement realia not unlike a lighted [...] by

Jerome Rothenberg Presents David-Baptiste Chirot’s Cinema of Catharsis November 6, 2013: Today we found the second installment of the great and wonderful poet/visual-artist David-Baptiste Chirot's Cinema of Catharsis, presented by Jerome Rothenberg, up at Jacket2. Somehow we missed the first installment, here, in which the Preface opens: El Colonel is smiling, writing with his cigarette’s smoke in that great page, the sky [...] by

A Well-Lit Reading of Poetry Under Late Capitalism: Cathy Wagner’s Nervous Device October 17, 2013: Cathy Wagner's new book, Nervous Device (City Lights Spotlight 2012), is given its due at Jacket2 by Virginia Konchan. The book has a polyvocal narrator, as Konchan notes, but it's also an internally divided "I": ...“I built this tone / ironically; that is, / it goes against itself.” This alienation of any “natural” unities [...] by

Felix Bernstein’s Felt Essay on Vanessa Place’s ‘Zombie Poetry’ Manifesto September 30, 2013: Felix Bernstein has penned an original for HTMLGIANT, writing on Vanessa Place, Slavoj Žižek, Trisha Low, "and more." To the point, Bernstein responds to "Zombie Poetry," an essay by Place published last week on Jacket2 ("There is no ‘I’ in team. But there is a ‘me,’ bitches"). Bernstein: "And so it is only human (in the ‘living [...] by

Stephen Fredman’s Glimpse into David Antin’s World September 30, 2013: Newly posted by Jerome Rothenberg at Jacket 2: Stephen Fredman's wonderful interview with David Antin, conducted in the spring of 2013. Q. 1 When you began delivering talk poems in the mid-1970s, they seemed quite confrontational. There was a remarkable resistance to the work even among so-called "avant-garde" poets on the West Coast, [...] by

The Writing Is Protecting: Ariel Goldberg and Rachel Levitsky on the Writings of Julie Patton September 4, 2013: At Jacket2, Ariel Goldberg and Rachel Levitsky have posted a new text at "Social Reading": their new space for "conversations about writing that has some urgency to it. This project digs into the political and aesthetic necessity in corresponding on what might be called subaltern, queer, prose, hybrid, or unpublished writing." [YES!] This next [...] by

John Ashbery’s ‘The Skaters’ Now in a Critical and Genetic Digital Edition June 7, 2013: [caption id="attachment_68732" align="alignright" width="500"] Original typescript to "The Skaters," page 1.[/caption] There are many people to thank for bringing out this landmark edition of Ashbery's seminal poem "The Skaters" from his 1966 title Rivers and Mountains. We caught wind of it yesterday through Jacket2. What's in the package? [...] by

Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker Prize May 24, 2013: Every poet's favorite story writer, Lydia Davis, has won the Booker International Prize, reports the New York Times: Lydia Davis, the American writer known for her very short stories, has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize. The award, announced in London on Wednesday, is given every two years to a living author for “an [...] by