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a closed parenthesis, and what it opens in us April 7, 2014: I’m in the Cincinnati, away from the SF bay area for a week, and I just learned about Colleen Lookingbill’s death from many friends’ emails, from Facebook posts, and from Kevin Killian’s deeply moving Harriet post. Kevin’s description of her generosity and valor is an open embrace of her life and work—an embrace that holds all of [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

On Collaboration March 17, 2014: Shut up alone with a blank page and my own habits, I can get caught in a hall of looping self-doubt. But when I’m attending to another in poetic collaboration, I’m brought open to possibility, to new bonds and intimacies. Collaboration is for me a way of being permeable and open to change. It is a powerfully direct way to engage other [...] by

BREAKING NEWS! Krupskaya Announces New Editors: Brandon Brown and Stephanie Young! October 18, 2013: From the Brown Couch, a quant coffeeshop in downtown Oakland, to the interwebs: Krupskaya Press is pleased to announce to the world that it has two new editors as of this year. They are-- *DRUMROLL PLEASE!* Stephanie Young and Brandon Brown! For the past eight years, Kevin Killian and Jocelyn Saidenberg have selected and edited [...] by

Selections from FIELD WORK: Dodie Bellamy @ Open Space October 11, 2013: OPEN SPACE, the official blog for San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art, has just started posting selections from a small chapbook of poetry called FIELD WORK, edited by poet and playwright Kevin Killian, and SFMOMA Curator of Public Programs Frank Smigel, and hand-produced by Andrew Kenower and Lara Durback for the occasion of Mark di Suvero [...] by

Kevin Killian ‘Secret Lives’ Reading and Reception TONIGHT September 20, 2013: We're a little late catching word of this item (thank you to Bad at Sports's pick of the week for catching us up)—but we'd be remiss not to mention to our Chicago base that Kevin Killian will be reading tonight during the opening reception for "Secret Lives." This photo exhibition is a collaboration between Killian and artist Edie Fake. The [...] by

Wonderful! Kevin Killian Wins Wonder Book Prize September 4, 2013: As if readers of fiction and poetry didn't have enough reasons to deem Kevin Killian's writing wonderful: the editors of Wonder, Andrew Durbin and Ben Fama, announced today that Killian's manuscript, Tweaky Village, has been selected by MacGregor Card as winner of the first annual Wonder Book Prize. The editors of Wonder made the announcement [...] 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 Dairy Free Ice Cream from Kazim Ali, Potato Salad from Dodie Bellamy and Kevin Killian (it's Dodie's mother's recipe!), German Apple Pancake from Jen Bervin, and [...] by

Help Felix Bernstein & Kevin Killian Make BOYLAND May 21, 2013: Looking for a new art project to fund, one that might provide some spiritual redemption? We have an idear, having just noticed that Kevin Killian and Felix Bernstein, among others, are collaborating on a new film called BOYLAND. "The pomp and bathos of Death in Venice meets the twisted humor of Lolita in BOYLAND." According to composer Kirk [...] by

The Institute of New Writing at Southern Oregon University March 15, 2013: There are all sorts of interesting things happening right now at Southern Oregon University. Not only is there a new issue of the West Wind Review, but they have recently announced a new, one-week summer writing program, the Institute of New Writing \ Ashland. The program, which will take place August 12-17, is part of their preparation for [...] by