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The Lyrical Nuance of Lynn Xu’s Debts & Lessons January 14, 2014: Lynn Xu's debut collection, Debts & Lessons, is reviewed by the trusty rob mclennan at Galatea Resurrects. In it, "Xu composes poems of heartfelt, gentle knowing and small complexities unfurled, exploring the distances and the connections between speech, language and being." More: Xu writes out a number of ghosts, and explores the [...] by

On George Albon’s Aspiration, a Radical Essay in the Form of a Book September 9, 2013: It's hard to keep track of the impressive content at The Volta, so we are here to help. Did you know that there's a Volta blog? That is, in effect, a "reviews-based supplement"? This is good for you. Up this week is a review of George Albon's new chapbook Aspiration (Omnidawn), "the first part of a four-part section about the lyric, to be [...] by

Created for the Listening: kathryn l. pringle’s fault tree August 16, 2013: A review of kathryn l. pringle's "dizzying, suffocating, brilliant fault tree" (Omnidawn 2012) is over at The Volta. Christopher Schaeffer writes of reading Pringle's new collection that it was for him reminiscent of a bed-ridden, visceral experience he had with a couple of Philip K. Dick novels--"one which I didn’t really expect to [...] by

Outside the Held Standard: Douglas Piccinnini’s Flag August 13, 2013: The other day we made mention of Well Greased Press in a post about CLMP extending their membership--looking closely now, closely at Douglas Piccinnini's Flag, in fact, we can make out some words in the chromaglyph. And it's fascinating stuff, rousing both poetry as disreputable art matter and specific conceptual projects like Hannah Weiner's [...] by

Endi Bogue Hartigan Wins Omnidawn 2012 Open Poetry Book Prize! May 22, 2013: Omnidawn announced the winner of the 2012 Open Poetry Book Prize this week: Endi Bogue Hartigan, for her manuscript pool [5 choruses]. Hartigan hails from Portland, Oregon where she works for the state university system. Her writing has been published in Chicago Review, Pleiades, VOLT, Free Verse, Peep/Show, Yew, Jack London is Dead, The [...] by

Richard O. Moore Returns with Poetry (and Videos!) May 7, 2013: Bay Area poets participated in an amazing reading on Sunday by 93 year-old emerging poet Richard O. Moore (who's no stranger to us here, and here). He's the co-founder of KPFA (first listener-supported radio station in the U.S., 1949), a founding member of KQED-TV (sixth U.S. public station to go on the air, 1954) a filmmaker, and the director [...] by

Tin House Guide To AWP March 7, 2013: We typically head to AWP with one of two book-buying intentions: to buy nothing or to buy one of everything. If all goes well, we come home with a well-edited stack of publications from presses and poets both new and familiar to us. Over at Tin House, Drew Swenhaugen has created a book-buying guide to AWP to help us stay on track. We have our [...] by

Neighbo(u)r Addendum March 2, 2010: “The emotions are engaged Entering the city As entering any city. We are not coeval With a locality But we imagine others are, We encounter them.” --from George Oppen’s “Of Being Numerous” For the current February/March issue of the St. Mark's Poetry Project Newsletter, I wrote a review of Canadian poet Rachel Zolf’s [...] by

Indie Publishing: Two Questions and Several Answers October 27, 2009: Thank you to Eileen Tabios, Francisco Aragón, Reb Livingston, and Rusty Morrison, for answering a couple of very broad questions regarding indie publishing for me. Below are their responses. Question: Why did you start your small press/why did you become an independent publisher? What need was not being met by the existing [...] by