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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

L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists for 2013 Announced February 19, 2014: Jacket Copy today announced the finalist for the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, which include 50 books in 10 categories. We'll skip right ahead to the meat of it and give you the finalists in the Poetry category: Poetry Joshua Beckman, “The Inside of an Apple,” Wave Books Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, “Hello, the Roses,” New [...] by

The Lyrical Nuance of Lynn Xu’s Debts & Lessons January 14, 2014: Lynn Xu's debut collection, Debts & Lessons, is reviewed by the trusty rob mclennan at Galatea Resurrects. In it, "Xu composes poems of heartfelt, gentle knowing and small complexities unfurled, exploring the distances and the connections between speech, language and being." More: Xu writes out a number of ghosts, and explores the [...] by

New to the Archive October 16, 2013: Last week we mentioned a new poetry sampler of Latin@ poetry that we're excited to feature. Today, we're going to drill into the online archive and see what else has been added since we last checked in. Some recently added poets and poems to the archive include the likes of Anna Moschovakis with a variety of Thought Experiments and other [...] by

Shane McCrae Convos with Canarium at LARB July 12, 2013: At the Los Angele Review of Books, Shane McCrae gets into the nitty gritty of small press publishing with the editors of Canarium Books. The interviews are fascinating documents on how a small press comes into being and how the editors manage the process of publishing books. Among the editors McCrae talks to is our featured blogger this month, [...] by

Canarium Is on the Move! March 14, 2013: The latest editions from Canarium Books have recently dropped. And we're thrilled to see some authors old and new back in the saddle or making their way onto their list. While many poets get their first books out there and struggle to place their sophomore collections, Canarium is doing their authors a solid by publishing their second [...] by

Tin House Guide To AWP March 7, 2013: We typically head to AWP with one of two book-buying intentions: to buy nothing or to buy one of everything. If all goes well, we come home with a well-edited stack of publications from presses and poets both new and familiar to us. Over at Tin House, Drew Swenhaugen has created a book-buying guide to AWP to help us stay on track. We have our [...] by