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For Amiri Baraka: Thomas Sayers Ellis’s ‘Vernacular Owl’ July 15, 2014: It’s hard to believe that Amiri Baraka passed away six months ago. The many readings and remembrances that followed his passing attest to his lasting influence. But how does one write a poem after, [...] by

David Buuck on Performance Poetics February 7, 2013: We’re accustomed to David Buuck’s careful and critical writings on contemporary poetry, so now that’s he’s begun a series of posts for Jacket2 about contemporary poetry and [...] by

Slam Poetry: The Difference Is You April 4, 2012: Slam poetry is a forum not a form And the difference is u – Something living, someone alive, It’s the difference between a boulder, unmovable And being bolder, or At least moving Toward each [...] by

Asian Vampire Sensuality and Other Problems April 5, 2011: Barbara Jane Reyes: “My question is about women of color publishing now. Why so dispersed? Why so defanged? Why so reticent, so deferential to others’ authority?” Quick answer: The [...] by

“A multidisciplinary feat of beauty from the heart of Montreal’s poetry scene” February 25, 2011: Disappear – from the CD To Call Out in the Night by Pharmakon MTL from Ian Ferrier on Vimeo. Art Threat talks with Montreal poet Ian Ferrier about his live improvisation with the band Pharmakon [...] by

I really want to know April 2, 2010: Answer: Humanize the world. Make me feel real to myself. Make someone else (my husband?) feel special. Make way (room?) for someone else to write better poems. Connect me to the world. Occupy my time [...] by

Caroline Bergvall’s Lingual Sculptures January 26, 2010: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Caroline Bergvall is a poet and text-based artist of Norwegian and French descent working out of London. I first heard Bergvall read at Blue Stockings, a [...] by

The Cultural Workhorse October 6, 2009: Hello Harriet, glad to join the blog-o-sphere. Looking forward to spilling secrets and divinity on words-works-wonders, many thanks to Travis Nichols for inviting me to the party. That being said, my [...] by