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Sorry I’m Late / Compared to What? April 14, 2014: I read with interest George Quasha’s recent post “Self-evidence with Difficulty,” drawn especially to these sentences: Duncan used to say that he and Charles Olson had made work that insisted on being taken at the level of its poetics; I took this to mean in part that casual reading or reading to select the “major poems” did not [...] by

Emerge—Surface—Be February 26, 2014: [caption id="attachment_81950" align="alignright" width="500"] From left to right: Krystal Languell, Rangi McNeil, and Guillermo Felice Castro [/caption] Yes it's still true, "The Poetry Project burns like red hot coal in New York's snow," as the quote from Ginsberg says. The Poetry Project is a rare bird—a forty-plus-year-old non-profit [...] by

Filip Marinovich Recaps Wednesday’s ‘EPIC!’ Amiri Baraka/Thomas Sayers Ellis Reading February 15, 2013: At his blog The Wolfman Librarian, Filip Marinovich has written a marvelous piece about the Amiri Baraka/Thomas Sayers Ellis reading that took place at The Poetry Project in New York on Wednesday. Oh our goodness, we wish we had been there. Lucky for us all, there's this recap: . . . . One of the best nights EVER at the Poetry Project. [...] by

The teachings of Akilah Oliver remembered March 2, 2011: When Akilah Oliver passed away last week, memories and tributes to her work and giving spirit as a teacher spread out across the communities she touched, from Coffee House Press to Naropa University to The Poetry Project. Below is a collection of stories and thanks from friends, colleagues, and those she inspired. From The Poetry [...] by

A few minor items to add to a clamor December 18, 2009: I had hoped to get a couple more entries up by now, but it’s a particularly cunning germ season in our abode at the moment and I am in fact trying to dash this off before taking my daughter to see her doc so we might stem the tide of phlegm soon enough. So, Marina, I do plan to take up your questions this weekend, as I love thinking about [...] by