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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

Meet Staging Ground Magazine September 11, 2013: Fresh off the presses is the magazine's first Artists & Writers feature, which is a post by all-star poet Lisa Jarnot on the way-cool artwork of Bruce Kurland. Jarnot writes: Bruce Kurland was born in 1938 and grew up on Long Island, studying at the Art Students League in Manhattan in the 1950s. His paintings span five decades, with an [...] by

New Review of Lisa Jarnot’s Biography of Robert Duncan at MAKE Mag August 30, 2013: At MAKE Magazine! Devin King reviews Lisa Jarnot's Robert Duncan biography, officially titled Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus (UC Press 2012). Though King mostly focuses on the subject, there are moments when he considers Jarnot's take: Duncan . . . dropped out of the ROTC and Berkeley to drift around, first to Philadelphia, [...] by

Welcome Lisa Jarnot January 2, 2013: With a new year upon us, we're thrilled to have Lisa Jarnot as our first Featured Blogger here on Harriet. Starting with Lisa, we will feature a new poet every month as a way of offering our readers a look into the ideas that shape and drive a diverse array of contemporary poetry. Tune in every day for the latest poetry news and check in [...] by

Michael Davidson’s Foreword to Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus September 25, 2012: Many thanks to Poetry Daily for posting Michael Davidson's foreword to Lisa Jarnot's much anticipated biography of Robert Duncan. Here's a taste of the first paragraph—be sure to jump over and check out the rest! Robert Duncan's life offers a particular challenge for the biographer. He was a widely respected, if determinedly [...] by

Jarnot’s Duncan Reviewed at SFGate August 28, 2012: At SFGate, Seth Lerer offers a review of Lisa Jarnot's Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus. Lerer reminds us that, "This book offers not only the story of a writer but a definition of a city's poetics." He goes on: Of course, not everyone who lived and wrote in San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s held identical points of view and [...] by

Lisa Jarnot’s Duncan Biography Due Out in May February 16, 2012: We've just heard word that Lisa Jarnot's biography of Robert Duncan is due out in May. Some of us at Harriet have been waiting since our early twenties for this to be published (we know, that doesn't tell you much). Let's just say it's very, very exciting. From the UC Press website, here's a bit about The Ambassador from Venus: A [...] by