Monday, April 13, 2009



Murat Nemet-Nejat on Kent Johnson



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Lyn Hejinian, Henry Hills,

Saskia Hamilton, Susan Griffin,

Terrance Hayes, Larissa Szporluk,

Faith Wilding, Lynn Hershman Leeson

& Wadada Leo Smith are

on this year’s list of

Guggenheim Fellowships



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Talking with Michael Rumaker



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J.M. Coetzee on Sam Beckett



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Frank Sherlock & Carol Mirakove



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Talking with Reb Livingston



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April 14 in NYC,

Kate Eichorn hosts

Gail Scott & M. NourbeSe Philip



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A salute to Darwish



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The laureate of Chicago Heights



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American Hybrid



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Poems from the Women’s Movement

April 23 in NYC



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U.N. to launch

World Digital Library



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Journal banned over poem in Egypt



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Talking with Sina Queyras



Tonja Gunvaldsen Klaassen

tackles the NaPoMo questionnaire



And David Seymour



And Erin Moure



And Michael Lista



And Nathan G. Moore



And Dani Couture



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Harvey Pekar

chronicles the Beats



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Tim Griffin on Rae Armantrout



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mIEKAL aND & Geof Huth’s

Texistence



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John Ashbery reads

in an NYRB podcast (MP3)



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Margaret Atwood nominated

for a business book award



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Bob Arnold’s

Hiking Down from a Hillside Sky



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Geraldine Monk & Tim Atkins



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On difficulty



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Polis is This



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Tall tales

of the Newcastle Poetry Revolution



Todd Swift on young British poets



A completely different country



The Facebook poets



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Chris Stroffolino

at the Millay Colony



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Flarf vs. conceptualism

@ the Whitney



More flarf vs. not-flarf fun



And a response



& a counter-response



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Philly’s annual

100 Poets Reading



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Chris Hutchinson on Jeramy Dodds



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Pierre Joris:

My week with Habib Tengour

(part 1) (part 2) (part 3)



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Adina Hoffman’s biography

of Taha Muhammad Ali



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Austen zombie romp

be
comes a best seller



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Is Amazon’s “adult policy”

just a glitch?



LGBT authors react



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Pam Brown’s True Thoughts



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Djelloul Marbrook’s Far from Algiers



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Gender & the novel



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Writers’ desks



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How to build a letterpress



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Ted Burke on The Age of Huts



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The 4th Biennale &Now Festival

of Innovative Writing

& the Literary Arts

is looking for work



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Valerio Magrelli’s

How to Read a Newspaper

& Other Poems



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The literary scene in the far north



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Alan Catlin’s

Effects of Sunlight in the Fog



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Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno’s

Slamming Open the Door



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Exile as a career move



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Francisco Aragon

in Happy Valley



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Should schools teach

books written by

more “traditional American” authors?



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50 years of bad advice



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Polina Barskova

comes to Amherst



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Joshua Harmon’s Scape



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Nils Peterson

is named the laureate

of Santa Clara County



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The poetry of the Alhambra



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Scraps & scribbles



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Philip Larkin’s first interview



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Hearing it for Heaney



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Michael McGriff’s Dismantling the Hills



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Poetry & radio



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Kevin Young’s Dear Darkness



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Gayle Danley on NPR



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The doctor is a poet



& so is the veterinarian



Spoofing Dr. Williams

on This American Life



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I Married a Novelist



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Nick and the Candlestick



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The Collaborative Rubáiyát



FitzGerald’s web



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What we do

& do not know

about Gerard Manley Hopkins



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The latest NY Times

Frederick Seidel

fetish piece



And another

from the United Arab Emirates



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Talking with Ron Hogan



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Adam Phillips on Dylan Thomas



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More thoughts on Hayden Carruth



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Jill Bialosky’s Intruder



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Updike’s Endpoint



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Reading the classics

will put you to sleep



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Top Ten Grimoires



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Yet another review of

The Kindly Ones



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The book thief



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Retranslating

The Song of the Cid



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Sandra Beasley’s Theories of Falling



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What cultural “recession”?



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Courseocentrism



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When the lecturer

is full of it



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The book “advance



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Disabled rights vs. authors

over Kindle’s canceling

of text-to-speech



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Implications of digital publishing



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What happened to the Boston Globe?



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Eric Alterman:

Lose the business, save the news



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Is YouTube doomed?



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On Obama’s 100th day



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Nico Vassilakis

at AC [Institute Direct Chapel] in NYC



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Shepard Fairey is not a crook



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Wystan Curnow

on curating as a critical practice



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Bruce Nauman: the postmodernist



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Grzegorz Wroblewski in Copenhagen



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Footnote to Howl



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Glass half full



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Operas by contemporary poets



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The third mind



& the fourth



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How bacteria “talk”