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A Week in Paradise: Portland’s Poetry Press Week November 6, 2013: Portland, Oregon kicks off its first-ever Poetry Press Week this Thursday with readings of new work by Matthew Dickman, Carl Adamshick, Britta Ameel, Zachary Schomburg, and Ashley Toliver. According to the event's website: Conceptually, this event will borrow from the fashion industry’s biannual showcase, Fashion Week, wherein designers [...] by

Octopus Books and Tin House Join Forces December 14, 2012: Remember last month when we announced the mutual buy-out between Octopus Books and Poor Claudia? Well, looks like Octopus Books has its sticky tentacles in more than one tryst! Tin House and Octopus Books are joining forces and embarking on a new collaborative series of poetry books. Here's how Matthew Dickman, poetry editor at Tin House [...] by

Matthew Dickman Wants You to Help Him Advocate for Poetry October 17, 2012: Matthew Dickman wrote this piece for Tin House. In it, he states: poetry has always advocated for us. Beyond the more secular creation of publishing houses and prize money, poetry has only ever wanted us to live, to feel, to be together, to love and grieve, to engage with the dark, to walk through the light. Poetry has lifted us up out of [...] by

G.M. Palmer Says Matthew Dickman’s Latest Book ‘ultimately reads like a book of therapy, not poetry’ October 15, 2012: Today in lacerating poetry reviews: at the Contemporary Poetry Review, G.M. Palmer takes Matthew Dickman to task for his recent book, Mayakovsky’s Revolver, which is doing pretty well on our bestseller list. Calling it (cringe) "a mediocre work made important by personal tragedy," referencing the suicide of Dickman's older brother, Palmer [...] by

Matthew Dickman Reviews Andrea Rexilius June 21, 2012: Hop on over to Tin House to read Matthew Dickman's review of Andrea Rexilius's Half of What They Carried Flew Away, available from Letter Machine Editions. Here's a snippet: Jack Spicer believed the poems he wrote were sent through him by extraterrestrial beings. That is, he believed he was the vessel through which the news, [...] by