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Johannes Göransson on the Ambient Maternal Narratives of Gro Dahle & Dolores Dorantes March 24, 2014: Johannes Göransson writes about Gro Dahle and Dolores Dorantes for Montevidayo. (We recently pointed to a review by Seth Abramson at HuffPo of Dahle's book, A Hundred Thousand Hours [UDP 2013], translated from the Norwegian by Rebecca Wadlinger.) Whereas Ambramson takes the form perhaps more as a given, writing that "Norwegian poet Dahle [...] by

Poets in New York Daily News Feature Respond to Backlash January 6, 2014: [caption id="attachment_79478" align="alignright" width="500"] Trisha Low. Photo by Lawrence Schwartzwald[/caption] One to watch at Montevidayo: The poets featured in the New York Daily News profile we pointed to have responded to some of the criticism that was leveled their way upon publication (much of the rub occurred on Facebook but was [...] by

Iranian Poets Fateme Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi Imprisoned December 26, 2013: Over at Montevidayo, Johannes Göransson writes about the imprisonment of two Iranian poets. He writes: [I was asked to translate this from a facebook page set up by Swedish poets who have worked with Fateme Ekhtesari:] As friends and colleagues of the poets and activists Fateme Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi, we want to call your [...] by

The Victorious Battles Are Withered Wounds: Translating Pablo de Rokha November 7, 2013: On December 10 of this year, Copper Canyon will be publishing an anthology edited by Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita called Pinholes in the Night: Essential Poems from Latin America. My husband Evan Lavender-Smith and I translated “The Old Man’s Song” by Pablo de Rokha for this amazing and ambitious anthology. That our marriage survived [...] by

Drone War Poem: Joyelle McSweeney Defends Josef Kaplan’s Kill List October 17, 2013: Responses to Josef Kaplan's Kill List (Cars Are Real 2013), which we aimed at the other day, are employing the Internet's breakneck form well--Joey Yearous-Algozin has already made Real Kill List (Troll Thread 2013), which drops a Facebook-reaction comment-stream into PDF (sequels forthcoming?); and today, Joyelle McSweeney responds to the [...] by

McSweeney’s Death Youth, or The Leaks to Be Staged This Monday October 11, 2013: Bright and early this morning on Montevidayo, the inimitable Joyelle McSweeney posted a notice altering us to a staging of her play Death Youth, or The Leaks, which recently won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. Here's the low-down: As I’ve been transmitting through the ectoplasm, my play, “Dead Youth, or, [...] by

Daniel Borzutzky Is ‘Demolished by’ Sergej Timofejev in Russian Poetry Section of New Fence February 27, 2013: Daniel Borzutzky writes on the new issue of Fence (Winter 2012-13) for Montevidayo--specifically, a dossier of Russian poetry, and more specifically, “The Doll Incident,” by Sergej Timofejev, translated by Keven M.F. Platt, Julia Bloch, Maya Vinokour, and Timofejev himself. "[T]his poem by Timofejev just blew me away," writes Borzutzky. [...] by

A poet’s take on Wisconsin, as Wisconsin governor takes out poets March 8, 2011: Bloomberg reports that Wisconsin's Poet Laureate post, created by order of then-Governor Tommy Thompson in 2001, will be one of the casualties of embattled Governor Scott Walker's budget bill. The post comes with a stipend that covers up to $2,000 in gas money a year to make up for the poet's travels across the state to lecture and read. The [...] by