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Aestheticizing the Stutter April 14, 2017: Although stuttering has a long history in the apocrypha of the West as an impediment serious enough to warrant correction (e.g., Demosthenes putting pebbles in his mouth to correct his speech and, [...] by

Cathy Wagner’s ‘The Moon Has a Head But No Body’ on PoetryNow June 9, 2015: Get your day started off right with Cathy Wagner’s new poem “The Moon Has a Head But No Body” on PoetryNow. The poem begins: So why assume [she] Is cold why not Assume drunk [...] by

Notice: Lyric Can Interrogate Frame (Catherine Wagner’s Seven Answers) October 3, 2014: To accompany the publication of their second issue, Canadian small poetry magazine Touch the Donkey has posted a straightforward, substantive interview with Cathy Wagner, who has a poem in the issue [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by

A Well-Lit Reading of Poetry Under Late Capitalism: Cathy Wagner’s Nervous Device October 17, 2013: Cathy Wagner’s new book, Nervous Device (City Lights Spotlight 2012), is given its due at Jacket2 by Virginia Konchan. The book has a polyvocal narrator, as Konchan notes, but it’s also [...] by

Catherine Wagner & Rae Armantrout Talk Shop August 12, 2013: Catherine Wagner interviewed Rae Armantrout for Poetryeater: “Whatever their surface differences in sensibility, Wagner’s curiousity and vim for the watch-fine mechanics of Armantrout’s [...] by

The 2013 Midwest Small Press Festival Kicks off Tomorrow May 30, 2013: It’s going to be a festival for sure. The best kind, a small press poetry festival! Following on the heels of last year’s successful event, the Midwest Small Press Festival is back with [...] by

Remember, Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward Are Reading Tomorrow! May 29, 2013: Yes, our Harriet summer reading series is popping off starting tomorrow with Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward! We’re opening the doors at 6:30 pm at the PoFo, reading to commence at the strike of [...] by

The Audience is Present (Part II) April 9, 2013: In the last week of March, Nikky Finney and Lizz Wright performed together for a packed auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.  Nikky opened the evening with a handful of [...] by

Yeats On YouTube April 3, 2013: I was memorizing Yeats’s “Easter 1916,” a poem that has a powerful spell on me, despite my not giving a fook about Yeats or Ireland. There is a part in the beginning of the piece that was [...] by