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Harry Mathews Interviewed by Barbara Henning at EOAGH June 27, 2014: EOAGH has an interview up with Harry Mathews, conducted by Barbara Henning! These two have been corresponding for years, sayeth BH. This particular conversation focuses on the women of Oulipo, who we [...] by

Oulipo in Poetry: Mathews, Pastior, and Roubaud June 20, 2014: Readers of Harry Mathews’s poem in our June issue, “Cool Gales Shall Fan the Glades,” may be aware that he was the first American to become a member of Oulipo, a group known for creating [...] by

Drew Gardner’s ‘Flarf is Life’ and Rachel Galvin’s ‘Lyric Backlash’ Respond to ‘Against Conceptualism’ at Boston Review February 12, 2014: After “Against Conceptualism,” Calvin Bedient’s essay that wrestles with conceptualism’s neutral tone, Drew Gardner responds with flarf and affect at Boston Review and Rachel [...] by

New Work in The 65th Edition of Queneau’s Exercises in Style January 18, 2013: We fondly remember having to read poet and novelist Raymond Queneau’s Exercices de Style (Exercises in Style) in high school French class. Even though we knew nothing about Oulipo at the [...] by

Zut! George Perec interviewed in English May 12, 2011: France Culture gives us snippets of George Perec speaking with journalist Kaye Mortley just a few months before his death in 1982, with the permission of ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). [...] by

Constrain yourself: 50 years of Oulipo November 18, 2010: The 2010 Conference on Constrained Poetry promises lectures and workshops on the language of numerology, “poetical mathematics,” and other startling discoveries in the in field of [...] by