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Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by

Corpse and Slur April 13, 2016: Notes for national corpse month, continued: Each of these texts, each of these interventions—these questions, confessions, recoveries, propositions—are taking place in rooms. At least, that is [...] by

‘Who Among Us Has Not Entertained a Silence?’: Revisiting ‘Freedom of Shadow’ March 9, 2016: It may be eighteen months later, but we’re still thinking about “Freedom of Shadow: A Tribute to Terry Adkins,” an oratorio for solo voice and electronics that was performed [...] by

NNNGGGGGGHHHHUUUUUGGGGHHHH HHHHHHHHHHHHHHH /a flesh sound / a sound of strangle / Your cup must be filled May 29, 2015: “I ask you, O! Americans!” David Walker calls to his audience in his 1829 Appeal in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble to the Colored Citizens of the World, but in Particular, And Very [...] by

Douglas Kearney’s Poetry Reading Do’s and Don’ts at Poets and Writers October 20, 2014: Hello! Greet your week by reading a few tips from a champ–a poetry reading champ, that is! Yes we’re talking about Douglas Kearney: the fabulous trickster, poetry reader, and poetry [...] by

Join Us This Saturday for ‘Freedom of Shadow: A Tribute to Terry Adkins’ by Douglas Kearney & Val Jeanty September 15, 2014: If you attended our symposium of poets & artists last year, you may remember that the event ended with the announcement that poet Douglas Kearney and artist Terry Adkins would be collaborating [...] by

Cathy Park Hong’s Proust Questionnaire & The Frye Museum’s Cancellation of Coon Songs, Kitsch, and Conceptual Writing February 3, 2014: Cathy Park Hong answered the Proust Questionnaire for the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. “Hers is a universe flitting between ideal and corruption, urbane and cowboy,” writes Yeow [...] by

DWYCK : a Cipher on Hip Hop poetics Part 3 December 20, 2013: Before we jump back in, last night was Zook’s funeral.  Taking the A train to Utica, I am reminded that Boys and Girls High School was where the African Street Festival took place for many [...] by

DWYCK : a Cipher on Hip Hop poetics Part 2 December 19, 2013: And the saga continues… Part 1 is here. 5. Walt Whitman wrote about the streets so does this make him hip-hop? I’m being an ass here but there is a point I am making.  And if so, would his [...] by

DWYCK: a Cipher on Hip Hop poetics Part 1 December 18, 2013: On December 12, an old creative ally passed away suddenly.  A brilliant MC, a thoughtful poet, a visual artist, a jack all of trades, Zook aka Gadzook aka Zookness aka Craig Davis leaves with me a [...] by