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Another Tool for Discovering your Favorite Letter May 6, 2013: While we were wrapping up the overflow of National Poetry Month on Friday, Jacket2 was getting everyone hip to Dan Waber’s Another Tool for Discovering your Favorite Letter, which is "an online interactive poem, a mandala-like, kaleidoscopic hallucinogenic roundabout tilt-a-whirl hurricane pinwheel rabbit's hole sawblade exploration of the [...] by

Desiring Visual Texts: Maria Damon & Rachel Blau DuPlessis in Conversation March 28, 2013: [caption id="attachment_63637" align="alignright" width="500"] Maria Damon, “Open Up and Bleed: For James Osterberg, Jr.” Damon: “‘Open Up and Bleed’ is for Iggy Pop (James N. Osterberg Jr.). [/caption] We love it when two brilliant poets decide to have a public dialog about their poetics. So imagine our enthusiasm for the recent [...] by

Chris Funkhouser Reviews The Last Vispo Anthology February 12, 2013: Early last month, we highlighted a review of The Last Vispo Anthology which examined how the anthology takes up the issue of digital media. Chris Funkhouser's more recent review for Rain Taxi (complete with digital footnote), provides a helpful overview of the entire work. We find his assessment of the diverse aesthetics in the anthology [...] by

Asemic Writing Gallery on Bright Stupid Confetti February 6, 2013: [caption id="attachment_60626" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Asemic Writing by Finnish Poet Satu Kaiikkonen[/caption] We're fans of Bright Stupid Confetti,  the online gallery curated by Christopher Higgs which features, according to the website "an assemblage of appropriated contemporary art, music, fashion, literature, and film.  It [...] by

New Issue of Experiment-O ‘Swims Against the Mainstream’ January 18, 2013: Experiment-O, an annual online PDF magazine from Angel House Press, "celebrates the art of risk through poetry, prose, visual art & visual poetry." The most recent issue features work from Rosaire Appel, Kemeny Babineau, bill dimichele, Judy Dougherty, j/j hastain, Shawna Lemay, gustave morin, Michèle Provost, Janice Tokar and Nico [...] by

New Review of The Last Vispo Anthology Addresses Digitalization of Poetry January 3, 2013: A recent review of The Last Vispo Anthology: Visual Poetry 1998-2008 in Eoagh by poet and filmmaker Alison Watkins prompted us to finally spend some quality time over the holidays reading/looking at this gorgeous and timely compilation. Edited by Nico Vassilakis and Crag Hill and published by Fantagraphic Books in Seattle, the anthology [...] by

A (Complete!) Surprise for the Bagpipe Player February 24, 2011: Booktryst reports that a complete set of Kenneth Patchen's 1955 broadsides, A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player, has appeared on the market. Only three copies have surfaced at auction in the last 35 years, one of which was incomplete. Silkscreened from Patchen's original painted manuscript on handmade Japanese paper by fine printer Frank Bacher, [...] by

Paging all Wii engineers, please report to the virtual tea party January 5, 2011: Flavorwire's Chelsea Bauch talks to Rae Bryant, editor of the online magazine Milk Moon Review, about the future she envisions for literature if it could embrace the full potential of the digital landscape. Offering soundtracks with your journal? Gargoyle Magazine has been doing that for years. Access to free online content with a paid [...] by

the pressure of inspiration (where’s that piece about those apples) April 23, 2010: I am participating in an art event which neccesitates a newly created PO-EM-PI-ECE based on the art being celebrated at the event…now, it's one thing to be inspired by art to create a piece and have it exist as the piece you wrote inspired by the art...to then possibly be heard at a reading among other pieces…or published somewhere years [...] by