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Not TMI: Kate Zambreno’s Kafka Essay July 9, 2013: Kate Zambreno has written about depression as passivity, dying on the Internet, and a scroll of like-minded helpings for those of us who write at her blog Frances Farmer Is My Sister. It's an untimid read, braced by Kafka's birthday last week. An excerpt: I know because it is the summer and I am not working, haven't worked for some [...] by

Poetry and adoption April 5, 2011: In my previous post, I was trying to wander from a poetics of exile to a discussion of adoption, but I didn’t quite make it. I guess that’s appropriate for a “poetics of non-arrival” (Judith Butler’s phrase re: Kafka). But I do want to bring some attention here to a new blog started by Eileen Tabios and devoted to the relationship [...] by

A poetics of exile April 4, 2011: This is my third time blogging for Harriet, which partially brings to mind the phrase, “Welcome home.” And yet I’ve always been perplexed by what actually constitutes home. To remain on the verge of arrival is just a different way of saying liminal. I was having a conversation this morning with a yoga teacher friend who said she best [...] by

Interview With Charles Bernstein (Part I) April 23, 2010: The following interview, conducted with Charles Bernstein at his home on March 19th, 2010, represents Bernstein's thinking about the composition of his selected poems just released by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, All the Whiskey in Heaven, as well as his thinking about selected poems as a genre. In the first part of this two part interview, [...] by