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Michael Robbins: ‘Criticism is parasitic literature’ January 17, 2014: With all the freshly sewn quires of internet added to the digital codex every nanosecond, we know that art/lit/music/film reviews range from the strikingly awful to the wonderfully insightful (and all territory in between). Today at the Chicago Tribune, Michael Robbins, one of our favorite critics who falls on the WI side of the spectrum, [...] by

Michael Robbins Reviews Paige Ackerson-Kiely’s My Love Is a Dead Arctic Explorer June 5, 2013: Michael Robbins wrote about Paige Ackerson-Kiely's new book, My Love Is a Dead Arctic Explorer (Ahsahta Press 2012), for the Chicago Tribune, beginning with the blanket, "Most poetry published is mediocre at best, and often plain awful" (could be, could be!), but moving to "Ackerson-Kiely is setting the woods on fire." More: Here's the [...] by

Michael Robbins Reviews Lyn Hejinian for the Chicago Tribune March 25, 2013: Over at the Chicago Tribune, Michael Robbins reviews Lyn Hejinian's My Life and My Life in the Nineties, recently reprinted together by Welseyan University Press, as we mentioned the other day. After "being a bit unfair" to Pete Inman and repeatedly referring to Language Poetry as boring, though producing "some terrific poets—Ted Greenwald, [...] by