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The Defense of the Poesy Workshoppe April 15, 2013: This week I’ve been thinking about Alan Davies’s wonderful and provocative recent post in which he discusses Sarah Schulman’s new book The Gentrification of the Mind. I’ve been thinking in particular about how her argument about gentrification and writing workshops (from what I understand of it via Davies) resonates with me, and also [...] by

AIDS and (Its) Gentrification April 9, 2013: Sarah Schulman / The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Generation / University of California Press / 2012 For several years I’ve been considering the sprawl of MFA and BFA programs with which we have become inflicted / the fact that people talk about having “workshopped” a poem / and about the course they’ve [...] by