Friday, May 1, 2009



Curtis Faville

reads a poem by Larry Eigner



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Find Craig Arnold



Update!



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A first day of photos

from Text Festival



Text Festival’s

cast of characters

(be sure to read

Tony Trehy’s comment)



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Three videos of

Rae Armantrout

reading



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CA Conrad & Brenda Iijima:

poetics as dirt



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A call to action

for letterpress printers

from the Mutanabbi Street Coalition



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Jack Spicer

in New York & Philadelphia

(by radio from Mars)



“A New Poem”

by Jack Spicer



Kevin Killian:

Recent excavations

in the Jack Spicer papers

(PDF)



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Creeley & minimalism



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The Scottish playwright

Tom McGrath

has died



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Writing sober



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The idea of Eda

in Turkish poetics



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Andrew Ervin on George Oppen



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Tributes to JG Ballard

by everyone

from Jonathan Lethem

to Thom Yorke



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Justice Department

looking into Google’s monopoly

on books



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Bobby Byrd on Eileen Myles



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Burton Watson


reading translations of

Lu You

(check out the archives!)



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Ron Padgett-Tom Veitch's

Antlers in the Treetops

(11MB PDF)



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It’s up to Duffy

if she wants to be

Britain’s laureate



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Canada’s new laureate is

Pierre DesRuisseaux



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A test of poetry

from Jonathan Williams



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Hybrids & ideologues



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Why Elaine Showalter is unreadable



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About poetry in Brooklyn



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Boston honors

Edgar Allan Poe

tho The Globe doesn’t know

even how to spell

his middle name



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Clayton Eshleman & the Practice of
Translation



Clayton Eshleman: A Transmigralation



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Santiago Villafania’s “In Many Tongues”

in many tongues



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A new word is created

every 98 minutes



English now includes

1,000,000 words



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The world’s oldest dust jacket



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The embarrassment of Strunk & White



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Memos from Kafka



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Stephen Burt

on what the statistics

on reading poetry

really mean



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LA Times obit for Deborah Digges



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The NaPoMo Questionnaire goes on:

Pasha Malla

Brian Bartlett

Jesse Patrick Ferguson

Mitchell Parry

Katia Grubisic

Carmine Starnino



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A Terrance Hayes feature



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Love poem at the center

of the biker gang murder trial



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American poets & their printers

at Trinity College



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A. Van Jordan & Stacey Lynn Brown



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Kazuo Ishiguro

on writing short stories



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Whither The Wall Street Journal?



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Newspaper circulation report

shows steep declines



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Maureen Dowd in the Waste Land



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Saving newspapers is like

saving the telegraph



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Poor.Old.Tired.Horse.

coming to London’s ICA



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Pollock in a lifeboat:

Iowa City’s museum after the flood



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Anthony Braxton & Walter Thompson,

Roscoe Mitchell & Pauline Oliveros


& more