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AIRPORTS FOR CLASSROOMS April 14, 2014: The music was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent to diffuse the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal. Maybe what I mean is more simple: music for classrooms. The sometimes tense, anxious atmosphere of a workshop. The continuous looping of tradition, or convention, or both. At worst: [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

On Artist Moyra Davey’s The Problem of Reading January 7, 2014: Rachel Levitsky and Ariel Goldberg have had the minds' eyes to write about Moyra Davey, the artist, photographer, and writer of incredible clarity (she'll show New Yorkers at The Poetry Project this Wednesday) for Jacket2. An excerpt from "A same time speed: Moyra Davey's 'The Problem of Reading'": Davey’s “problem of reading” is [...] by

The Writing Is Protecting: Ariel Goldberg and Rachel Levitsky on the Writings of Julie Patton September 4, 2013: At Jacket2, Ariel Goldberg and Rachel Levitsky have posted a new text at "Social Reading": their new space for "conversations about writing that has some urgency to it. This project digs into the political and aesthetic necessity in corresponding on what might be called subaltern, queer, prose, hybrid, or unpublished writing." [YES!] This next [...] by

Social Reading Number One: Rachel Levitsky & Ariel Goldberg on Erika Staiti’s ‘The Undying Present’ August 7, 2013: Rachel Levitsky and Ariel Goldberg are beginning a new collaboration at Jacket2 entitled "Social Reading:" a collaborative, social practice in which Levitsky and Goldberg discuss writing that "has some urgency to it." Levitsky and Goldberg's political, aesthetically driven correspondences will explore "subaltern, queer, prose, hybrid, or [...] by

Lucy Ives in Conversation with Rachel Levitsky at Triple Canopy July 24, 2013: We're bursting with pride after reading this delightful conversation—at Triple Canopy—between Rachel Levitsky and Lucy Ives about Levitsky's newest book, The Story of My Accident Is Ours. It's an insightful and ruminative conversation about the similarities and differences between fiction and poetry, that demonstrates the exemplary [...] by

Work. Part Two April 12, 2013: To follow up on my previous post, I've gathered some thoughts on work from a few of my favorite poets living here in New York, all of whom happen to have interesting and demanding full-time jobs. I chose to interview NYC poets because of how extraordinarily difficult it is to live and work and write here, due to the high cost of living. See [...] 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