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Aufgabe 1-6 Goes Digital! September 30, 2013: Announcing Aufgabe DIGITAL! This is fateless news for those of us fascinated by poetry in translation, contemporary poetry in English (hey!), and thoroughly engaged critical writing, too, we must say. From the release: For the first time, Aufgabe volumes 1-6 are now accessible to the public as PDFs, each fully searchable with a linked [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney Wins Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights September 19, 2013: You heard it here: The winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights is Joyelle McSweeney! McSweeney's winning script, Dead Youth, or, The Leaks, will be published by Litmus Press. The play, according to her self-descript on Facebook, is "a rewriting of The Tempest starring Julian Assange, Abduwali Abdukhadir [...] by

Deterritorializations: Repetition, Stutter, Report P.S.: Catabolism, Or Translation as a Destructive Metabolism, Or Your Exchange Value May 3, 2013: [caption id="attachment_66929" align="aligncenter" width="500"] View from Highway 170 off-ramp at Sherman Way, North Hollywood.[/caption] We can take refuge/in something other than the mind for image does/not always follow content. —Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, from “Catabolism” Catabolism, according to various online dictionaries, is a [...] by

Open Call for Work on Leslie Scalapino March 27, 2013: Litmus Press has announced an invitation to submit finished works on Leslie Scalapino for a Jacket2 feature. More: OPEN CALL An upcoming special issue of Jacket2 will be dedicated to the work of poet Leslie Scalapino (1944-2010). The editors seek essays that have some degree of focus on Scalapino's more recently published works [...] by

The teachings of Akilah Oliver remembered March 2, 2011: When Akilah Oliver passed away last week, memories and tributes to her work and giving spirit as a teacher spread out across the communities she touched, from Coffee House Press to Naropa University to The Poetry Project. Below is a collection of stories and thanks from friends, colleagues, and those she inspired. From The Poetry [...] by

Neighbo(u)r Addendum March 2, 2010: “The emotions are engaged Entering the city As entering any city. We are not coeval With a locality But we imagine others are, We encounter them.” --from George Oppen’s “Of Being Numerous” For the current February/March issue of the St. Mark's Poetry Project Newsletter, I wrote a review of Canadian poet Rachel Zolf’s [...] by

ON Contemporary Practice Volume 2 February 9, 2010: For anyone out in the Bay Area tomorrow night, coeditors Michael Cross and Kyle Schlesinger, and a critical mass of Bay Area contributors will launch ON Contemporary Practice 2 at Moe’s Books in Berkeley. When Michael, Kyle, and I conceived of the journal about two and a half years ago it was at the Tile Bar in the East Village after a [...] by