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At Lana Turner Andrés Ajens in Conversation with Kent Johnson November 22, 2013: A few weeks ago we directed our dear readers over to the new issue of Lana Turner which featured a great essay by Claudia Rankine. Remember that? Expanding on their online offerings, the good editors at Lana Turner have posted this wonderfully long and in-depth conversation between Kent Johnson and Chilean/Latin American/Andean? poet Andrés [...] by

Freaky Halloween Special from BlazeVox and Kent Johnson! October 31, 2013: Our friends at BlazeVox, as promised last week here, bring you something terrifying for Halloween: Edgar Allan Poe! Kent Johnson! Conceptual Poetry (ahhhh)!! Without further ado, BlazeVox Films presents: E. Allan Po Reading: Anagrammatic Incantation by “Conceptual Poetry.” By Kent Johnson? Watch below! Then go here for the full text of the [...] by

‘from the mind of Kent Johnson’: Teaser for E. Allan Po. Reading: Anagrammatic Incantation by ‘Conceptual Poetry’ October 24, 2013: Our good friends at BlazeVox have piqued our interest with this teaser/trailer ("from the mind of Kent Johnson") for an upcoming movie to be released everywhere on Halloween, Oct. 31, 2013. Yes, everywhere! Regardez! by

Responses & [Non]Non-Comforts Re: the ConPo / Affect Debate July 31, 2013: For those of you desiring to keep up with the most recent incarnation of debate/discussion around Conceptual writing--started anew with Cal Bedient's piece on affect at the Boston Review, "Against Conceptualism,"--we've gathered up some good reading material. All the following (in no particular order) include direct responses, preceding [...] by

Mountainous: Kent Johnson’s ‘Into the Heat-Forged Air’ July 10, 2013: At the New York School Poets blog: Andrew Epstein responds to David Gorin's essay at the Boston Review on Dana Ward with a follow-up note that Kent Johnson also had a take on Ashbery's "Into the Dusk-Charged Air": Here’s another interesting example of the afterlife of that particular poem that might be of interest: Kent Johnson‘s [...] by

The Paris Review Has ‘Mad Daughter and Big-Bang’ Stuck in Their Heads May 7, 2013: At the Paris Review blog yesterday, Luling Osofsky was pondering poems by fake authors, or fake poems by real authors, or something in between. If you haven't guessed already, we're talking about the Kent Johnson/Araki Yasusada controversy that blew up some time ago. Osofsky gives a little background in the matter: It’s been over a [...] by

Kent Johnson Responds to Marjorie Perloff’s Avant-Garde in Latest Chicago Review March 19, 2013: Kent Johnson has written a note for the new issue of the Chicago Review called "Marjorie Perloff, the 'Avant-garde,' and the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics" that is receiving a good amount of buzz, with the editors of The Claudius App noting that their Facebook post about the "parallax corrective" has received a record numbers of [...] by

The Aesthetic Tensions in Kent Johnson’s A Question Mark Above the Sun December 10, 2012: Over at The New Republic is a review of Kent Johnson's new book, A Question Mark Above the Sun (1st ed., Punch Press; 2nd ed., Starcherone Books) which aims to illuminate "the mystery behind Frank O'Hara's most famous poem." That's "A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island," unearthed by Kenneth Koch at an O'Hara memorial reading; [...] by

A Must-Read! Kent Johnson’s “Scintillose” Poem, “Forgotten American Poets of the 19th Century” August 1, 2012: John Latta, at Isola di Rifiuti, more than posts Kent Johnson's extraordinary poem "Forgotten American Poets of the 19th Century," "a piece of excavatory goodwill, nigh pious in its delight, scintillose in its wit, partial to its supposed principals," but gives it his delicious all in an introduction to the text and much-desired elaboration on [...] by

Announcing The Claudius App III: AMERICAN HANGOVER EDITION July 6, 2012: There's a strategically placed fortune on our Harriet desk that's going on about a secret admirer soon sending signs of affection. We like this: "[I]t IS ALL A HOT BECOMING"--The Claudius App III has just gone lighght; i.e, OUT NOW. We've pointed you there for previous issues. This one includes a negative review of Heather Christle (on [...] by