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Mary Ruefle’s Elegant ‘Lectures I Will Never Give’ at The Rumpus March 15, 2013: [caption id="attachment_62743" align="alignright" width="500"] Käthe Kollwitz[/caption] The Rumpus has a great piece up by poet and essayist Mary Ruefle called "Lectures I Will Never Give"--it is, of course, an excerpt from her book of essays Madness, Rack, and Honey (Wave Books 2013). Here's a bit of this amazingness: The composer [...]
Mary Ruefle Reviewed at New York Times January 16, 2013: In case you missed it, the New York Times posted an enthusiastic review of Mary Ruefle's recently(ish) published collection of essays, Madness, Rack, and Honey. David Kirby begins his review, writing, "This is one of the wisest books I’ve read in years, and it would be a shame to think that only poets will read it." Kirby then gives us a [...]
“What is all this postmodern complicated bullshit?” Mary Ruefle on Poetry, Prose, Meringue, and Merengue September 17, 2012: Mary Ruefle took part in this interview with Washington Square editors after a reading and discussion with Alice Quinn at the NYU Creative Writing Program’s Lillian Vernon House. A taste: VA: During your reading, you defined prose for yourself as having “a right-flush margin”? MR: Yes! Right-flush margin, no more chat about [...]
Mary Ruefle at Scottish Poetry Library September 10, 2012: Mary Ruefle talking to Ryan Van Winkle at Scottish Poetry Library! Yes, check out this great interview, begging with a reading of Ruefle's "Goodnight Irene."
Wave Books Unveils a SoundCloud May 14, 2012: And here's what it contains: Now you can listen to all of the recordings from the 2009 3 Days of Poetry Festival, including readings from Dorothea Lasky, Mary Ruefle, Joshua Beckman, Matthew Zapruder, Rachel Zucker, Noelle Kocot, Jon Woodward, Anthony McCann, Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, Richard Meier, Maggie Nelson, Dara Wier, and [...]
Never-Before-Published Erasure by Mary Ruefle May 7, 2012: What a nice Sunday present! Michelle Aldredge, who runs Gwarlingo, received Melody, a new erasure by Mary Ruefle, and was kind enough to post it in its entirety on the site. Aldredge introduces the piece thusly: When Mary Ruefle’s book Melody: The Story of a Child arrived in the mail several weeks ago, I could smell the musty, [...]