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Don’t forget! Tonight is the White House Poetry showdown! May 11, 2011: Live streaming TONIGHT: poetry at the White House! Kenny Goldsmith, Elizabeth Alexander, Common, Billy Collins, Rita Dove, singers Aimee Mann and Jill Scott, and artist Alison Knowles will be holding [...] by

Public musings: balancing the role of the poet April 11, 2011: On my mind today: Ron Silliman’s blog, its demise, Kenneth Goldsmith’s post on Ron Silliman, a response I had to a public proposal for a new poetry venture from a fellow Canadian poet, and a [...] by

The Animated “Ursonate” November 15, 2010: On Harriet back in 2007, Kenneth Goldsmith called Kurt Schwitters’ “Ursonate” “the greatest sound poem of the 20th century” and posted nine audio versions by sound [...] by

Shadow Boxers April 12, 2010: When I read Daisy Fried’s nerdy poet category, I thought of poets who are garrulous, who write conversational poems that careen off in one direction, then veer to investigate a side conversation, [...] by

On not being boring January 23, 2010: I’m not sure what is worse, being boring or being bored. Being boring is perhaps more egregious. Being bored I can cut the borer some slack by reminding myself of my relative impatience around [...] by

Journal, Day Five January 26, 2007: A Gallery of Conceptual Writing So, “What would a non-expressive poetry look like? A poetry of intellect rather than emotion?” 1c For my final post this week, I’d like to present 11 works by [...] by

Journal, Day Four January 25, 2007: Boredom I am the most boring writer that has ever lived. If there were an Olympic sport for extreme boredom, I would get a gold medal. My books are impossible to read straight through. In fact, every [...] by