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On Erasure at Jacket2 October 3, 2014: At Jacket 2, Mary Hickman takes on the politics and poetics of defacing and also, perhaps, “refacing” books with works by Jen Bervin and Mary Ruefle as two examples. At the 2013 [...] by

Seeing from Between: Toward a Poetics of Interloping April 29, 2014: Happenstance (part one of many parts), 1982-83 from Gary Hill on Vimeo. All men are sisters. Madeline Gins Poetry is translation. It takes one kind of experienced or thought reality and turns it into [...] by

Singular Voices April 22, 2014: art is (Speaking Portraits), Vol. II When for art is/poetry is/music is I first began asking poets, artists and musicians to say on camera what it— poetry, et al.—is, some people said, “How [...] by

Blake, Contemporaneously April 17, 2014: For the eye altering alters all William Blake, “The Mental Traveler” Who reads Blake? The easy answer is almost everyone who reads poetry—that is, has read some Blake—and can quote something. [...] by

Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by

Mac Low, Cage, Root Poetics April 3, 2014: The basic question behind what I think of as root poetics sounds simple: what is language doing—for the poet, for humans at large, for the world—in fact, for itself? What is it doing there on the [...] by

A Case of the Wrong Blake June 6, 2013: The Library Spider sent us this hot tip: apparently a number of schools are teaching a poem written by American author, Nancy Willard, but telling students that the poem was written by William Blake! [...] by

This Lower World April 19, 2013: This week I’ve been thinking about the moment in Book XI of Paradise Lost when Milton’s Eve laments to Adam, when the angel Michael has arrived to dispossess them of Paradise: How shall I part [...] by

Patti Smith Sings William Blake January 24, 2013: We are thrilled about the recently discovered lost etchings of William Blake. Now, Jacket2 has reminded us that Patti Smith performed  ”In My Blakean Year” on December 9, 2010, as [...] by

The Lost Etchings of William Blake January 23, 2013: This is great news for all the William Blake fans out there, all the millions of you! Researchers at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library have stumbled upon a treasure trove of works [...] by