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Monsieur Rimbaud, le Photographe November 28, 2016: To get you back into the poetry spirit after Thanksgiving, we’ll ease in with a look at a few photographs by none other than poet Arthur Rimbaud. Lucille Pennel at L’Œile de la [...] by

If the Sky Darkens: Mental Illness, Poetic Difficulty, & Amelia Rosselli’s War Variations November 7, 2016: I first encountered the work of Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) in 2006. I had been a loyal customer of Green Integer Editions, which publishes pocket-sized books by a range of international poets. I [...] by

Verlaine’s Gun to Be Auctioned October 20, 2016: Yes, THE gun that shot pauvre Rimbaud in 1873 and landed Verlaine in the clink. That gun. Christie’s will be auctioning the 7mm revolver on November 30th, the Guardian reports. In case [...] by

Hilton Als Previews Rimbaud in New York March 1, 2016: At The New Yorker, Hilton Als previews theater group The Civilians’s take on Arthur Rimbaud’s classic tome Illuminations: a theater piece called Rimbaud in New York on-stage at Brooklyn [...] by

New Arthur Rimbaud Museum Opens Its Doors in France November 12, 2015: In Charleville-Mézières, France, an old mill on the River Meuse has been renovated to house the story of notorious 19th century poet, Arthur Rimbaud. Charleville-Mézières is also the place of [...] by

Dial 555: Mons Museum Dials Back to Paul Verlaine’s Time in Jail October 21, 2015: The French poet Paul Verlaine spent 555 days in jail after shooting his then-lover Arthur Rimbaud in the wrist following an argument. He composed his best poetry there, argues Bernard Bousmanne, the [...] by

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Vultures September 3, 2015: I wish I could have seen Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s show “Untitled (Vultures)” (1995). I grew up in South Florida where the vultures are constantly circling. It was actually not until I moved to [...] by

The Generativity of Shulamith Firestone’s Airless Spaces April 16, 2015: Overness. Or also throwns. Throne. to sit down in. What is also a mercy, but relentless. Thrown away from her for the sake of. These distances. What happens inside and out of Shulamith Firestone’s [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume VI March 27, 2015: Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta is an artist & casual historian living in San Francisco. Their first chapbook, PDF, was published by Solar Luxuriance in 2014. With Elana Chavez, they organize the [...] by

Arthur Rimbaud’s Ethiopia March 2, 2015: Thinking about going on an adventure? The New York Times’s Rachel B. Doyle takes readers on a voyage into Ethiopia: where Arthur Rimbaud lived, worked, and travelled after the publication of [...] by