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TURNING TABLES: On Geoffrey Gatza’s Apollo April 17, 2014: In which I talk about reading Geoffrey Gatza's Apollo and Geoffrey talks about making Apollo   Divya: Reading Apollo I will lay my cards on the table.  I’ll put this offer on your table. We’ll make a deal under the table. And then you will turn the table. The drama of the table—never blank, never rasa—comes from [...] by

drawing from / drawing form: composition as exploration April 16, 2014: with Rachel Bers “That is, a line is not an arrow, it’s its events”  – Alice Notley ETG: About a year ago, Rachel Bers and I began working together in her studio with the idea that we would collaborate in some form or another. Without a specific starting point, we began by talking about our work, delineating the affinities that [...] by

Saying What (It) Is April 15, 2014: About twelve years ago it entered my mind that no matter how much I thought about what I do—poetry, art, music—I had never arrived at a final thought about what poetry or art or music is. The Wittgenstein move to let go of definition and look instead for a usage context only scratched half of the itch, but it did not satisfy the part of me [...] by

Geoffrey Gatza’s Duchampian Apollo February 10, 2014: At the Huffington Post, Loren Kleinman talks with poet and publisher of BlazeVOX, Geoffrey Gatza. They discuss Gatza's new work, Apollo, a "conceptual poetry collection" inspired by Marcel Duchamp's art, life, strategies. For Gatza, the book acts as a readymade and uses the form of a ballet. More: GG: ...At its heart, this book is about [...] by

Praise Song for the ★ April 17, 2013:   Each day ★ go about our business, walking past each ★, catching each ★’s eyes or not, about to speak or speaking.   All about ★ is noise. All about ★ is noise and bramble, thorn and din, each one of our ★s  on our tongues.   Some ★ is stitching up a hem, darning a hole in a [...] by

Issues 1 & 2 of The Blindman at Excursus Archive March 27, 2013: We don't have a good excuse for why it's taken us so long to learn about the Excursus Archive. True, much of this archival material is more art than poetry-related, but they've recently added issues 1 and 2 of The Blind Man, the magazine edited by Marcel Duchamp and Henri-Pierre Roché. The inaugural issue appeared on April 10, 1917 and [...] by