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Constantly Bathing in the Semantic Folds of the New Lana Turner Content November 21, 2012: Issue #5 of the always-revelatory Lana Turner is out, and contains among its gemlike wonders some poetry from Catherine Wagner (also featured maintenant at PEN, but we digress), Claudia Rankine, Sandra Simonds, Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Jackqueline Frost, Joe Luna, Jorie Graham, Douglas Piccinnini, Cole Swensen, and Daniel Tiffany; and plentiful [...] by

Lisa Robertson’s Voiceover for Amy Sillman in Paris July 18, 2012: [caption id="attachment_50185" align="alignright" width="500" caption="[Image from the Artforum site. Amy Sillman, Untitled (01′21, right), 2012, ink-jet print on rice paper, 44 1/8 x 61"."][/caption] An Artforum critic's pick: Amy Sillman and Lisa Robertson, in Paris! Mara Hoberman writes in her review: The centerpiece of Amy [...] by

New Star Books Office Firebombed! March 8, 2012: This just in from New Star Books. What a strange and frustrating way for Debbie to go: Around 1 o'clock on the early, early morning of March 7, New Star's office at 18th and Commercial Street in East Vancouver was hit by an arson attack. Some sort of Molotov cocktail device was, um, introduced into the office environment, causing minor fire [...] by

Recent TCR Post Looks at the Feminist Formation of Lisa Robertson February 16, 2012: Speaking of Venus: "[Lisa] Robertson’s Venus is no goddess or muse. She’s a fallen angel who puts on many guises. She’s a 'freelancer and a renter'...." Pauline Butling writes about Robertson's work in a recent Capilano Review blog post (did you know LR is blogging there? and George Bowering?). Butling does us a favor and "pick[s] up on [...] by

After 30 Years, a New Edith Sitwell Biography May 23, 2011: Poet and biographer Richard Greene, who teaches at the University of Toronto and won a Governor General's Literary Award in 2010, has written a new biography of Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964), reports the Montreal Gazette. Long overdue (the last bio of Sitwell was A Unicorn Among Lions, published in 1981), Edith Sitwell: Avant Garde Poet, [...] by

Canadian poets take Manhattan (and Philadelphia) for four-day festival March 14, 2011: PennSound has posted over 20 videos and accompanying audio tracks from North of Invention: A Canadian Poetry Festival. Taking place over four days in January at Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia and Poets House in New York, the festival was organized by Charles Bernstein and Sarah Dowling and brought together emerging and established Canadian [...] by