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What is a Birthplace: Susan Howe Reflects on Her Link to Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky November 25, 2015: Stefania Helm interviews Susan Howe on the eve of Howe’s recent appearance at Film Society of Lincoln Center, where she introduced The Mirror by Andrei Tarkovsky. More, via Film Society of [...] by

Susan Howe Renders Wallace Stevens Luminous at The Nation October 16, 2015: At The Nation, Susan Howe on the essence of Wallace Stevens. “The poetry of Wallace Stevens makes me happy. This is the simple truth,” she writes. “I owe him an incalculable [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

Redressing the Emperor: Why Poets Matter August 3, 2015: They say you can be a bad person and still make a great thing. They say you can use poetry cynically for your own selfish gain in the name of free speech. But what they don’t say so often, because [...] by

Susan Howe’s 1979 Pacifica Radio Interview with Bernadette Mayer: Now Transcribed! May 11, 2015: One rather erudite way to start your week: Susan Howe’s 1979 interview with Bernadette Mayer for WBAI/Pacifica Radio. It’s been helpfully transcribed by Michael Nardone for Jacket 2 [...] by

Twilight of the Mind: Toward a Poetics of Interpellation April 29, 2015: Twilight revisiting a prior version of this (see GutCult *8) It isn’t exactly as Spicer said that “most things happen at twilight,” but is where the most productive natal spaces are located. It [...] by

‘Dangerous, Cutesy Idea’ Susan Howe & R.H. Quaytman Collaborate March 25, 2015: Mother and daughter, Susan Howe and R.H. Quaytman collaboratively produced Tom Tit Tot, an art book produced for The Museum of Modern Art. Quaytman calls the prospect of continuous collaboration [...] by

Susan Howe’s Telepathy as Library Cormorant January 21, 2015: Jonathan Creasy writes about Susan Howe as “library cormorant” for Los Angeles Review of Books. (“The phrase ‘library cormorant’ comes from Coleridge. It evokes the greedy, [...] by

Announcing The Improbable: Reviews by Booksellers for Booksellers January 13, 2015: A new, monthly collection of little reviews from independent booksellers is up and running! For its first issue, The Improbable feasts on new books from Ed Sanders, Claudia Rankine, Ray Johnson, [...] by

Recommended Reading: Susan Howe’s Syllabus for Poetics: Sexuality and Space in 17th – 19th Century American Literature (SUNY Buffalo, 1996) September 29, 2014: Yep! That’s right: this picture came from the Drag City website because Susan Howe is THAT COOL. Voyage with us to another land, one separate but equal in coolness to Drag City and Susan Howe: [...] by