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Stars, Poetry—Part I: Aries, Taurus, Gemini May 12, 2014: I approach the language of the stars as symbolic patterns, and use astrology and other symbolic systems as forms of advanced pattern recognition. Here is the first of four meditations where I work my [...] by

Avant-Garde Cooptation April 7, 2014: What follows is a brief account of avant-garde cooptation at work in conceptual writing and the related practice of “curating” digital archives of experimental art and literature. First what was [...] by

New Books Include an Important Guide to Poetics & Act Like Polka Dot August 15, 2013: New books new books! Both of these are getting into our windows. For one: CAConrad has just published Act Like Polka Dot on Minnie Mouse’s Skirt, with Albion Books, published by Brian Teare. [...] by

The Poet’s Ear (Part 4) April 24, 2013: In my last post I used Robert Creeley’s “I Know a Man” to illustrate the basic principle behind torque: that of twisting or swerving away from an expected cadential trajectory. Creeley’s [...] by

Michael Robbins Reviews Lyn Hejinian for the Chicago Tribune March 25, 2013: Over at the Chicago Tribune, Michael Robbins reviews Lyn Hejinian’s My Life and My Life in the Nineties, recently reprinted together by Welseyan University Press, as we mentioned the other day. [...] by

Wesleyan Releases New Edition of Lyn Hejinian’s My Life March 13, 2013: Our trusty Green Integer copy of Lyn Hejinian’s My Life will always be held dear, but get ready for something new–Wesleyan University Press has just published the seminal book in a new [...] by

Editorial Piedra Cuervo in Baja Engages with Gertrude Stein, Lyn Hejinian, Kathy Acker & Juliana Spahr January 4, 2013: Our Spanish is perpetually rusty, but we’ve been paying attention to work published by younger writers in Tijuana and Baja California, because it is wildly innovative and socially astute. [...] by

Read This Bit Re: Lyn Hejinian’s Poetics of Failure June 28, 2012: We’ve been thinking about poetics of failure lately. And then comes along Barrett Watten, who suggests we circulate far and wide this passage from Lyn Hejinian’s newest book, The Book of [...] by

Flavorwire Thinks of 10 Feminist Poets May 18, 2012: Flavorwire did everyone a favor and made a list of “10 feminist poets you should know.” You might already know them. You might have more. We do! Like, a million! Michael Nicoloff, looking [...] by

The Book of a Thousand Eyes February 24, 2012: Photo by Alan Bernheimer We have new books on the mind today for sure. Many thanks to Jacket2 and Charles Bernstein for drawing our attention to Lyn Hejinian’s lastest book The Book of a [...] by