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David Hadbawnik on Jack Spicer, Experimental Translation, Aliveness . . . November 21, 2016: The current issue of Asymptote Journal features an interview with poet, translator, and scholar David Hadbawnik! “Hadbawnik’s translation of books I-VI of Virgil’s Aeneid (Shearsman, 2015) [...] 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

Liz Kinnamon Speaks to Us Through a Construction of Jack Spicer October 26, 2016: Liz Kinnamon stuns again with “Elegant Uprooted Things: Jack Spicer, California, and Psychoanalysis,” published this week at the always-inspiring SFMOMA Open Space. Kinnamon grounds us [...] 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

riffs on Paris graff : 5 April 21, 2015: The “Lasco Project” was inspired by the illegal 2012 intervention “Le Mausolée,” conceived by French graff artists Lek & Sowat. Produced in secret over a year, by no fewer than forty [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (3) April 8, 2015: Innumerable poets have used the concept of working or communicating with the dead as a stand-in for the business of poetry. To speak of “the dead” these days is often to speak in terms of [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (2) April 6, 2015: Paul Blackburn is arguably the quintessential mid-20th century poet of Manhattan. As Jed Birmingham, co-editor with Kyle Schlesinger of the terrific zine-on-small-press-zines Mimeo Mimeo, remarks [...] by

Being Happy With The Ordinary, part 1 April 2, 2015: Because I wanted there to be a book by David Brazil, having read his poems and chapbooks with interest, as well as the magazine Try, edited with Sara Larsen, and participated in a year-long reading [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S April 1, 2015: You can teach the young nothing —Charles Olson, “The Distances” Cities located near waterways have always been my preferred locales for living in and loitering around. I like to walk [...] by

At Jacket2: Keeping Poetry Ephemeral January 22, 2015: Mande Zecca writes for Jacket2 about Jack Spicer, and more specifically her desire to locate a “‘secret history’ of postwar coteries and their print media — in particular, the [...] by