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The Generativity of Shulamith Firestone’s Airless Spaces April 16, 2015: Overness. Or also throwns. Throne. to sit down in. What is also a mercy, but relentless. Thrown away from her for the sake of. These distances. What happens inside and out of Shulamith Firestone’s [...] by

Tomas Tranströmer, 1931–2015 March 27, 2015: We are so saddened to hear that Swedish poet and 2011 Nobel Literature laureate Tomas Tranströmer has died at the age of 83. The Independent reports: He had been nominated for the Nobel Prize every [...] by

RIP Richard O. Moore March 26, 2015: From Garrett Caples at the City Lights blog, we learned the very sad news today of the death of Richard O. Moore at the age of 95. Moore was a pioneering television broadcaster with a long-time [...] by

R.I.P. Howard H. Guttenplan, Who Bridged Poetry and Film in the Lower East Side (1934 – 2015) March 23, 2015: Howard Guttenplan directed the Millennium Film Workshop from 1971 to 2011. It emerged from the same initiative, a federal anti-poverty program, that helped create The Poetry Project at St. [...] by

Remembering Judith Kitchen (1941-2014) March 3, 2015: “Frequent” would be an understatement for Georgia Review contributor, Judith Kitchen, who penned some 50 essay-reviews beginning in the 1980s. The Georgia Review remembers Kitchen this [...] by

R.I.P. Suzette Haden Elgin: High Priestess of Sci-Fi Poetry February 6, 2015: Yes, Virginia, there is such a thing as science fiction poetry. Suzette Haden Elgin was one such poetess. She founded the Science Fiction Poetry Association AND authored the quite popular The Gentle [...] by

RIP Elise Partridge (1958-2015) February 4, 2015: We learned today from the Globe and Mail of the death of Elise Partridge. A dual citizen of Canada and the United States, Partridge lived in Vancouver, BC for over 20 years, where she became a [...] by

R.I.P. John Leggett, Former Director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop January 30, 2015: SFGate sends word that the former director of the Iowa Writers Workshop has died. John Leggett was 97 years old. Later in his life he co-founded and directed the Napa Valley Writers’ [...] by

Poet and Lyricist, Rod McKuen, is Dead January 30, 2015: Word of Rod McKuen’s death surfaced yesterday; he was 81 years old. Rod McKuen was a successful lyricist and poet who, early in his career, regularly performed in San Francisco alongside Beat [...] by

Remembering Michele Serros (1966-2015) January 7, 2015: The Chicana poet, spoken-word artist, and all around fantastic writer, Michele Serros, passed away this weekend at the age of 48. Her cause of death was cancer. From Jacket Copy’s David L Ulin: [...] by