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My Education: The NY/SF Poetry Scene in the Aughts April 1, 2014: I miss New York and the poets there and I’ve dreamed (had actual dreams) about stroking through the double doors of the St. Mark’s Poetry Project to silent-movie applause—applause and davening, for Chrissake, as I dash up the aisle to the podium, bobbing in a Salton Sea of undivided attention, and the flaring tips of my Italian sports [...] by

Village Voice Votes Ugly Duckling Presse Best Small Press of 2013! October 18, 2013: The Village Voice's Best of New York 2013 just hit newstands throughout the boroughs and on the interwebs. This year's Arts and Entertainment section included categories honoring the Best Lit Blog (Paris Review Daily), Best Reading Series (Franklin Park), Best Theater Company (Nature Theater of Oklahoma), and Best Reopened DIY Space (Silent [...] by

Yes. I fainted at a party recently: The Work of Kristen Kosmas at BODY Literature August 23, 2013: Poets who are interested in experimental performance writing and the contemporary theater scene would do well to check out this series of work and conversation with Kristen Kosmas--you might have heard of her play, Hello Failure, published as part of Ugly Duckling Presse's Emergency Playscripts series in 2009. Or her recent work, There There, [...] by

Just Up: Marjorie Perloff Responds to Matvei Yankelevich July 16, 2012: Back again to the Los Angeles Review of Books, Marjorie Perloff is quick on the draw, responding to Matvei Yankelevich's open letter to Perloff, "The Gray Area," published just last week. Perloff states right away that she's grateful for Yankelevich's attention to her Boston Review essay, but that he "mistakes [the] essay's intended audience, as [...] by

Just Published at LARB: An Open Letter from Matvei Yankelevich to Marjorie Perloff July 16, 2012: Very, very interesting and necessary reading at the Los Angeles Review of Books, perhaps of the over-and-over vein. Matvei Yankelevich responds to Marjorie Perloff's recent Boston Review essay, “Poetry on the Brink: Reinventing the Lyric,” which we remarked upon, as did Sandra Simonds. Cathy Park Hong says on Facebook, "Mash up Jay-Z and [...] by

Matvei Yankelevich on Charles Bernstein’s Close Listening June 19, 2012: Charles Bernstein featured Matvei Yankelevich on his radio program Close Listening! Hooray. Originally aired on Monday, June 18th, 2012: Matvei Yankelevich reads from Alpha Donut, his 2012 United Artists collection of poems, and from a new poem, "Some Words for Dr. Vogt". Born in Moscow and currently based in Brooklyn, Yankelevich is [...] by

Work Working Itself Out: The Poetry of Matvei Yankelevich Gets Its Due May 8, 2012: O'er at The Brooklyn Rail, Matvei Yankelevich gets the full treatment, with a review of all three of his books, including the just-released Alpha Donut (United Artists), Palm Press's 2006 The Present Work, and of course, Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books 2009). Often associated and rightly admired for his running of Ugly Duckling Presse or [...] by

Some Worlds: A New Film from Matvei Yankelevich & Jeanne Liotta March 29, 2012: Matvei Yankelevich—whose newest book of poems, Alpha Donut, is hot off the United Artists letter machines—is also the co-creator of this neat video featured over at BOMB. Based on excerpts from Yankelevich's long poem, "Some Worlds for Dr. Vogt," which are published in BOMB's most recent First Proof, filmmaker Jeanne Liotta sure stirs the [...] by

Lift Up Your Heads! Daniil Kharms at The Last Futurist Lab / Emergency INDEX Launch at The Kitchen March 13, 2012: EVENT HORIZON, folks. A couple of must-sees for you New Yorkers (or visitors!): 1. TARGET MARGIN'S 0,2012: The Last Futurist Lab. "Explores the Russian avant-garde, aiming to find the literary hooligan in us all." Quite noteworthy here is the Karma Kharms (or yarns by Kharms)* -- actor/director Eliza Bent puts poet/translator Matvei [...] by