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A True Account of Falling in Love With Brian Droitcour on Fire Island June 29, 2016: In May, I went to Fire Island with Brian Droitcour, writer, translator, curator, associate editor & online editor at Art in America, and member of the Yelp Elite. How could I not fall in love? I [...] by

Memories and Thoughts on Adrienne Rich June 20, 2016: [Editor’s note: This month the Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich will be published by W.W. Norton & Company. To celebrate the occasion we’re re-running Cathy Park Hong’s [...] by

Dear Poetry: Advice on Inhuman Mechanicity and Writing with Emotions June 17, 2016: More from Dear Poetry… i find emotions a huge problem, and the idea of writing poems because they give me pleasure at odds with wanting to develop as a person-writer through poetry – should i [...] by

Advice From and on Poetry June 15, 2016: Like many embarrassing poets, I’ve been working on a “novel.” No, it’s worse than that: I’m working on “a novella in two parts,” Shit Advice for Today’s Men and Women, the first half [...] by

Advice on Hots for Married Men June 13, 2016: Dear Poetry: Advice on Hots for Married Men, and Making Friends and Writing Poems Without a Car I think my friend has the hots for me, but he’s married and I’m single. What should I do? Art is [...] by

On Fictional Poetry June 6, 2016: Lately, everything I write refutes something I wrote earlier — even when the work remains unpublished, dying peacefully. This makes my logic so circular, so directed at myself (rather than the [...] by

Nursing Futurism May 31, 2016: Siren Aria (a fragment) …It’s still conductive, pornographic. The plumbing a listening hose for        strangers rooting around  In the house’s howls: I [...] by

Copper Lyres (Materiality of Poetry in the Age of Digital Reproduction & Ecoprecarity, Part 2) May 31, 2016: then with your tongue remove the tape Jean Toomer, “Her Lips Are Copper Wire” (1920) In a meditation on “The Invisible City” within his 1961 magnum opus The City in History: Its Origins, Its [...] by

‘The Whole Harmonium’: Paul Mariani Visits WBUR Boston May 27, 2016: Paul Mariani visits the studios of WBUR Boston program Here and Now to discuss his new Wallace Stevens biography The Whole Harmonium. Tune in to hear Mariani discuss Stevens’s writing and to [...] by

Aeolian Harping: Materiality of Poetry in the Age of Digital Reproduction & Ecoprecarity (Part 1) May 26, 2016: …And what if all of animated nature Be but organic Harps diversely framed, That tremble into thought, as o’er them sweeps Plastic and vast, one intellectual breeze, At once the Soul of each, and [...] by