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ON Contemporary Practice Launches PDF Archive, Website & Monograph Series September 26, 2013: You might recall ON Contemporary Practice--a journal comprising highly thoughtful critical writing by poets/writers on practitioners, peers, colleagues, and other contemporaries--from back in the day, the particular recent days of ON's co-editor Thom Donovan (along with Michael Cross of Compline, and Kyle Schlesinger of Cuneiform) writing on [...] by

Hey Bay Area: Compline Book Launch! July 16, 2013: Compline, Michael Cross's publishing endeavor, makes the most exquisite books we've ever seen: how can you say no to this book launch? On July 20th, Compline will launch/celebrate/revel-in-the-presence-of new books by Oakland/Berkeley-based poets, Jackqueline Frost (The Antidote) and David Brazil (The Ordinary), as well as Compline's [...] by

Forthcoming from Compline: First Books by David Brazil & Jackqueline Frost March 12, 2013: Compline, an Oakland-based publisher of "difficult books for difficult people," is scheduled to publish two fantastic new collections of poetry:the ordinary, by David Brazil and The Antidote, by Jackqueline Frost. Both titles are much-anticipated first full-length collections, and Compline is asking readers to purchase them in advance to [...] by

Craig Dworkin’s Homage to Clark Coolidge’s The Crystal Text January 4, 2013: Over at The Disinhibitor, Michael Cross alerts us to very enduring news indeed. Craig Dworkin has created a piece based solely on Clark Coolidge's The Crystal Text. It's called The Crystal Text, believe it or not. More on this project: I wanted to mention that the new Compline chapbook, Craig Dworkin's The Crystal Text, is officially [...] by

Rich Owens Reviews Thom Donovan’s The Hegemon Say and Sara Larsen’s Merry Hell November 13, 2012: Over the weekend, Rich Owens at Damn the Caesars posted this short review of Thom Donovan's The Hegemon Say and Sara Larsen's Merry Hell, published by Compline (a Michael Cross and Stephen Novotny joint). Owens calls these beautiful and gritty books a "communique from the front line of a protracted cultural assault" and adds, "The [...] by

ON Contemporary Practice Volume 2 February 9, 2010: For anyone out in the Bay Area tomorrow night, coeditors Michael Cross and Kyle Schlesinger, and a critical mass of Bay Area contributors will launch ON Contemporary Practice 2 at Moe’s Books in Berkeley. When Michael, Kyle, and I conceived of the journal about two and a half years ago it was at the Tile Bar in the East Village after a [...] by

Proceeding Translation: Brandon Brown & David Larsen February 3, 2010: UPDATE: Given the high volume of comments below, I thought it would be a good idea to post responses by David Larsen and Brandon Brown in the body of the post. Below this stands my original post (for first time readers of this post), and below that the comments to which Larsen and Brown are partially responding to. David LARSEN: 2 things: [...] by

Desiring Criticism January 15, 2010: I have noticed a lot of interest in criticism—what criticism is, how it should function—at Harriet/Poetry Foundation. And especially interest in the function of ‘negative’ criticism. Throughout the past couple years I have had a few different answers to the question of what criticism does. Or rather, what it can do. Criticism, not unlike [...] by