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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

Lisa Robertson Tells Us [One Way] How It’s Done August 13, 2013: Here's one way to start your week out like gangbusters: this fabulous Q+A by Brecken Hancock in conversation with Lisa Robertson, published by CWILA: Canadian Women In The Literary Arts. One of the barriers that women still face is rooted in the material: how can we dedicate long unpaid hours to participate in necessary collective [...] 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

From 2001: Lisa Robertson on Denise Riley June 5, 2013: Whoever Lemon Hound's intern is, we're so grateful! Just posted yesterday is a piece by Lisa Robertson on Denise Riley, originally published in the Globe & Mail on September 8, 2001. Robertson looks at Riley's use of flowers and fauna. An excerpt: They are girls in old holiday photo albums, and they are today’s fine girls out [...] by

Deterritorializations: Repetition, Stutter, Report (the second of two brief forays with a P.S. to come) May 2, 2013: I want to explore a word that has taken hold of my consciousness and the hum of my interior thoughtscape—a word I realize, as I try to write about it, I don’t quite know how to articulate (which is, perhaps, precisely the articulation this particular word requires). I first encountered the term “untranslation” in Felipe [...] by

Starting Today! Cecilia K. Corrigan, Lisa Robertson & Marcus Boon at the Lake Forest Literary Festival March 5, 2013: If you're near Chicago, you must be aware of the ninth-annual Lake Forest Literary Festival, taking place from Tuesday (today!), March 5 through Wednesday (tomorrow!), March 6, 2013, sponsored by Lake Forest College and &Now Books/&Now Festival. This year's festival features critic Marcus Boon, and poets Cecilia K. Corrigan and Lisa [...] by

The Slippery Boundaries of ‘I’: Megan Kaminski Interview in The Millions January 30, 2013: Anne K. Yoder's description of Megan Kaminski's poetry closely mirrors our own interest: "I’ve been drawn to the intelligence, the linguistic precision, and the fascination with systems — ecological, financial, neural — that inform her writing." In an interview for The Millions that borders on being a essay-dialog, Yoder and Kaminski [...] by

New to the Archive January 29, 2013: We're usually reporting on all the great new new poetry that's dropped in our online archive. Today, we're mixing it up a bit to mention we have three oldies but goodies by Thomas Love Peacock (giving some TLC to TLP (sorry, couldn't resist)). We hope you dig this poem of unrequited love, "I Dug, Beneath the Cypress Shade," or if you're [...] by

Feminist Poetics Issue of Evening Will Come January 3, 2013: Denver poet Sara Renee Marshall has tightly edited a "Feminist Issue" of the online go-to Evening Will Come, and it features some good'uns, including "25 Tiny Essays on the Value of Forgetfulness and Sleepiness" by Dawn Lundy Martin and an interview with Lisa Robertson by Julie Carr. One of the most compelling parts of the issue might be the [...] by

An Interview with the Eds of Revolution: A Reader, Lisa Robertson & Matthew Stadler November 30, 2012: Hazlitt has published an interview with Lisa Robertson and Matthew Stadler, who co-edited the recent Revolution: A Reader (Publication Studio 2012), "a prismatic, 1,200-page portrait of revolutionary thought," which features writing from "Lucretius, Oscar Wilde, Angela Davis, George Woodcock, Edward Said, Kathy Acker, Mahmoud Darwish, The [...] by