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RIP Franz Wright May 15, 2015: Yesterday we were saddened by the news of Franz Wright’s death at the age of 62. SF Gate reports “His friend Alex Green, owner of Back Pages Books in Waltham, Mass., said that Mr. Wright [...] by

On Allyssa Wolf’s Vaudeville or My Altamont Blues, II April 27, 2015: the world to tempt the thief inside a glass ball. To tell the truth. (That Thanksgiving I made a soup from instant potatoes. I think I had. Instant heaven. Rooms grave and grainy. I tried hard. Not [...] by

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