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The Negative Culture of Book Reviewing April 5, 2010: i was missing harriet so i am thankful to travis & catherine for allowing me to post during national poetry month! just finished reading craig morgan teicher’s essay, “what poetry [...] by

a final hafa adai from guahan & a farewell March 31, 2010: so i left off on the big night of my public reading/fundraiser. the event was held at a ‘chamorro fusion’ restuarant called meskla. the humanities council rented out the entire [...] by

the poet-carabao (days 3 & 4 in guam) March 26, 2010: so i joke that i feel like a poet-carabao because the guam humanities council has been working my butt off since i’ve been on island this week. so let me update since last time: wednesday [...] by

where in the world is craig santos perez? March 23, 2010: so i was just in new york last week for the poets & writers california writers exchange award & i had a blast! i will be blogging about the trip at the PW website–so hopefully you can [...] by

Anthology Spotlight: The Space Between: Negotiating Culture, Place, and Identity in the Pacific March 20, 2010: Recently received my copy of this beautifully produced anthology a few weeks ago. Edited by Marata Tamaira, The Space Between: Negotiating Culture, Place, and Identity in the Pacific, is a [...] by

Graphic Poetry Spotlight: Jai Arun Ravine’s The Spiderboi Files March 16, 2010: a few years ago, achiote press (the press i co-founded) published a chapbook that included new poetry by Padcha Tuntha-obas and an essay by Alysha Wood titled “Translation as strategy within [...] by

Teachability, Pedagogy, and Why You Can Easily Find My Book At Used Bookstores March 10, 2010: so some say that poetry is dead because it stays within the academic classroom, overlooking how important the classroom is to creating lifelong poetry readers / writers, as well as how important [...] by

Conference Spotlight: Native American Literature Symposium March 8, 2010: just returned from a weekend in albuquerque where i attended the Native American Literature Symposium (NALS), which is “organized by an independent group of indigenous scholars committed to [...] by

Chapbook Spotlight: Calaveras March 3, 2010: i heart chapbooks, especially chapbooks made with love. a new project that i am excited about is Calaveras, edited by sara mumolo & alisa heinzman. their first journal is quite innovative: it [...] by

Small Press Spotlight: Scapegoat Press March 1, 2010: i’m always excited when i learn about a new independent press. last month i read a review copy of one of their forthcoming  publications: francisco aragón’s Glow of Our Sweat. one [...] by