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Critical of the Aesthetic Masterpiece: Pierre Joris Visits The University of Albany March 3, 2014: Pierre Joris has "strong opinions about language and its uses"! We certainly hope so. We can always, always use more Pierre Joris. Albany's Times Union reports on the poet-critic-translator-anthologist's return to The University of Albany, where he taught from 1992-2013, and talks to the "provacateur" about poetry and translation. Here's a [...] by

Happy Birthday, Mr. Keats October 31, 2013: Bonniest of Anniversaries to our 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Hayden, and ... to ... John Keats. Both have been extremely influential. Pierre Joris did us the favorable remind of negative capability, see b'low. To think, Keats would've turned 218 today, had he lived. From his Letter to George and Tom Keats, 21, ?27 December 1817 (there's more where [...] by

Barry Schwabsky Hits the Ground Running at Hyperallergic May 14, 2013: Hyperallergians, fear not! Barry Schwabsky has reigned-in the poetry for this weekend's installment of the epic arts and culture newsletter. Check this: Ezra Pound said poetry was news that stays news. I thought that in gathering some notes on poetry I’ve read this year I’d bring a bit of news and only after doing so realized to what [...] by

Pierre Joris Posts Two Uncollected Poems by Paul Celan February 5, 2013: We were excited to open our Internet this morning to find two uncollected poem by Paul Celan, translated by Pierre Joris and posted on his blog Nomadics. Here's some context for the two poems: As I work on commentaries for my collected Paul Celan translations (not a Complete Collected Celan, just all my translations starting with [...] by

Guests of Space January 22, 2013: Mid-January is the time of travel in our household. We’re packed up for our annual trip across the Atlantic to visit family, friends, and poets in London. The transition from here to there—that tiny chunk of time when we become guests of space—inevitably churns up wild and wooly emotions. In addition to taking a Valium, I have the habit [...] by

Poems for the Millennium Volume Four November 21, 2012: Just in time for all your holiday shopping needs for that special poet in your life, the latest installment of the Poems for the Millennium anthology series is official out! We mentioned our excitement for this latest tome back in June here. With its focus on poetries of North Africa, volume four adds a new direction to the series. From the UC [...] by

I Dreamt I Went to the 2012 Poets House Showcase Opening, and It Was Real July 16, 2012: Who: Corina Copp What: Poets House Showcase When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Where: New York “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and its audience. “Open Door” showcases performance, scholarship, and engagement outside the usual boundaries of slams, workshops, and book [...] by

Pierre Joris Chooses Jen Hofer for 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award June 6, 2012: Jen Hofer has won the 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, chosen by Pierre Joris, for translating Negro Marfil/Ivory Black by Myriam Moscona (Les Figues 2011). Joris says of his choice: Myriam Moscona's book Negro Marfil is a superbly orchestrated rhizomatic array of poems or, to quote the book, "an echo of shares." This [...] by

Final version of Celan’s The Meridian published May 11, 2011: Both Hyperion Art Journal and Charles Bernstein have pointed out that Paul Celan's The Meridian, a speech written for his 1960 acceptance of the Georg Büchner Prize in literature, has been republished in a definitive edition by Stanford University Press, translated by Pierre Joris and edited by Bernhard Böschenstein and Heino Schmull. The [...] by

Shout Out: Urayoán Noel and Pierre Joris, Barzakh April 29, 2010: [caption id="attachment_12561" align="alignnone" width="220" caption="Collage by Alice Notley"][/caption] Who really believes that the abundance and proliferation, the birth of so many new literary journals can be a bad thing? I don't. The more venues for diverse poetries, the better off we all are. One such new journal is Barzakh, a [...] by