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Reading List: November 2015 November 10, 2015: Kazim Ali I read some books because I am teaching them, others because I might be reviewing them, others are only for my pleasure. At the moment I am re-reading Naomi Shihab Nye’s newest collection [...] by

Yi-Fen Chou Is a Real Person, & Everything Else Circling ‘The Bees’ September 10, 2015: Like a bee to some Venus-flower nectar, the Internet has taken to our poetry scandale du jour. But scandal doesn’t cut it. These responses to Michael Derrick Hudson posing as Yi-Fen Chou are [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

If Time and Space Both Bend Then Who am I January 2, 2014: January is a month with two faces. In 1953 Yoko Ono wrote her first score, called SECRET PIECE. It consisted of one line of typescript: “Decide on the one note you want to play. Play to the [...] by

Wrapping Up: Year-End Lists to Start Your 2014 Off Right at Volta December 4, 2013: Here come the first of one of our favorite genres: the year-end wrap up. The Volta presents “Best of 2013″ lists from John Keene, Noah Eli Gordon, Amaranth Borsuk, Kazim Ali, Bhanu Kapil [...] 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 [...] by