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Four Comments about Conceptual Writing April 29, 2010: Kenneth Goldsmith has responded eloquently to naysayers who might object to the principles of Conceptual Literature, doing so through a series of manifestoes here at Harriet—and I hope to add an [...] by

The Higher Dimensions of the Poem (Part 2) April 26, 2010: Eric Zboya is a student, currently exploring concepts of “transcendental dimensionality” in the book Un Coup de Dés by Stéphane Mallarmé—and toward this end, Zboya has been responding to [...] by

The Higher Dimensions of the Poem (Part 1) April 21, 2010: Eric Zboya is one of my talented, advanced undergrads in English Literature at the University of Calgary, where he is currently finishing up his research on the poetic themes of “transcendental [...] by

Flarf, Arf, Arf, Arf! (Part 3) April 14, 2010: K. Silem Mohammad has suggested in his talk at the AWP Conference in Denver that, if avant-gardes in the present merely recycle the tactics of avant-gardes from our history, such movements do so [...] by

Flarf, Arf, Arf, Arf! (Part 2) April 13, 2010: Vanessa Place has listed a lovely series of aphorisms about the differences between Flarf and Conceptual Writing, enumerating these maxims for the panel at the AWP Conference in Denver—and [...] by

Flarf, Arf, Arf, Arf! (Part 1) April 13, 2010: Kenneth Goldsmith has argued (in his essay at Harriet) that, for the avant-garde of the new millennium, Flarf constitutes a Dionysian aesthetic, whereas Conceptualism constitutes an Apollonian [...] by

A Few Canadian Comments about the AWP Conference April 7, 2010: The AWP Conference begins today, and like many of you, I am attending sessions in Denver, appearing alongside friends on a panel about the poetics of Flarf and Conceptualism. Since the first [...] by

Piracy in the Office April 6, 2010: Kenneth Goldsmith (in his article dated 10 Apr 2010) remarks that “[t]he office is the next frontier of writing”—and with this claim, he extends his infamous argument that, within the [...] by

Cheers and Thanks February 27, 2008: —————– Hello, everyone. Just writing to say that this entry constitutes my 60th post—and, alas, today marks the end of my contract at Harriet. I have enjoyed the [...] by

Late Review 04 February 26, 2008: —————– 1. Write for skimmers 2. Write for peckers 3. Filter, impose, trespass 4. Include a link to the Code 5. Think hyper 6. Think branding 7. Think icon 8. Tell [...] by