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    By Brian Teare

    Duncan has long been one of “the old poets” I go toward, someone whose “faltering…unaltering wrongness… has style,” “variable truth,” and “a plentitude of powers.”

    Robert Duncan, ca. 1980.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Robert Duncan would be turning 100 in January of 2019, and the Sorbonne is celebrating the centenary with “Passages”: The Robert Duncan Centennial Conference in Paris, a summer event that will feature keynotes from Stephen Fredman, Miriam...

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    By Roberto Tejada

    I gained the dubious ability at times to so create a network of alliances as to dodge the sight lines of oppression and the physical or psychic battery of its...

    Photo of children rolling down a sand dune. Graciela Iturbide, First Day of Summer, Veracruz, Mexico, 1982.
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    By Hoa Nguyen

    Previousness insists. My attraction to the palimpsest as a strategy of poetics lies in my interest to address diasporic conditions as states of superimposition.

    H.D., Hilda Doolittle
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    By Rodney Koeneke

    I can’t be the only one who’s looked at Duchamp’s “Fountain” and thought what beautiful things toilets are. The sinuous, vaguely anthropomorphic shape; the porcelain’s serene shine; the holes in...

    Noah Purifory "Welcome" gate
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    By Vincent Katz

    Last week, poets, publishers, and friends gathered at the Poetry Project in New York City to pay tribute to Joanne Kyger, who passed this April. The following is an expanded...

    Joanne Kyger
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    By Jill Magi

    This summer into early fall I received three gifts: a chapbook from Eléna Rivera, a chapbook from Brenda Iijima, and an anthology edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu. I am...

    Image of Abu Dhabi street
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    By Jennifer Bartlett

    As I have written before, I began Larry Eigner's biography out of passion, hope, and my good looks. For once I was beginning to feel part of something, which is...

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    By George Quasha

    Rare early photo of Franz Kamin creating a performance-installation Mind-degradable Manifesto I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to issue a manifesto like in the good old days, but...

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    By Diana Hamilton

    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...

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