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Charlie Chaplin, Woman: Remembering Chantal Akerman, 1950-2015 October 8, 2015: “Charlie Chaplin, woman,” she wrote of Saute Ma Ville. “Charlie Chaplin (that’s me).” But she was her own. And we are still trying to accept the news that the renowned [...] by

I Dreamt I Went to the 2012 Poets House Showcase Opening, and It Was Real July 16, 2012: Who: Corina Copp What: Poets House Showcase When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Where: New York “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and [...] by

I Am Not a Medieval Egyptian Hermit but All Work Moves at the Same Speed as if Allowing the Desert to Speak About Lyric Conceptualism and Lisa Robertson April 27, 2012: The last possible day! It’s wonderful to hear that Lisa Robertson has a new book out, especially if it’s one that sheds light on her reading and writing practices. Sina Queyras’s [...] by

In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems April 13, 2012: That’s “Reading” taking shape as Edith Sitwell’s “hot sun,” that “country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew…and has dried [...] by

Few Women Have Written Retirement Plans April 6, 2012: Finally they’ve halted the applause in the conference room over a promotion and those extremely small cupcakes. What more frightening than clapping in the office. Writing for Harriet during [...] by