Thursday, July 2, 2009



Disjunction is dead.”



Dale Smith on the con

in F-Con Po



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Scene report:

Studio One in Oakland



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From haiku to sijo



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Marcella Durand

on the scene in France



Plus these two accounts

of the POEM/FACE Festival



12 poets, 7 translators,

4 events, 2 countries,

1 publication



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Matthea Harvey

reading to Philip Glass’

“String Quartet No. 5”

as performed by the Miró Quartet



Harvey’s text



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The messy garden of contemporary poetics



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Expat artists

watch Iranian revolt

from afar



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Borges in Iran



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Annie Finch is running with the wolves



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Julian Kornhauser’s Been and Gone



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What is a book?



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Oxford UP chief

on why the Google deal

is a good thing



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Camille Dungy on

persistent resistance



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Collaborating between poets and languages:

chaturangik / Squares

by Aryanil Mukherjee & Pat Clifford

(in Bengali & English)



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Post-avant &/or multiculturalism



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Alice Hoffman tweets her critics



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Pacing poets



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Talking with Nathan Richardson



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Looking at

Jaroslaw Anders

looking at

recent Polish poetry



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The decline of book reviews in Canada



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New Indian women poets

turn away from the “strident” feminism

of a Kamala Das



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Ban Poetry?



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Souter’s farewell is full of Frost



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Katha Pollitt:

Poetry is not dead yet



But it’s awfully quiet



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Talking with James Midgley



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July 2nd in London:

an all-star lineup

featuring Tina Darragh & P. Inman



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Visiting Samuel Menashe



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Cop turns to poetry in prison



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Gordon Brown turns to Andrew Motion

for advice



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A profile of Texas laureate Karla Morton



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In Kansas, a transition of laureates



§



Is Hindi poetry in decline?



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Daniel Nester’s selected tweets



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Another summertime reading list



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Coors rocks Harrisburg” –

when lying becomes insincere



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Fred G. Leebron’s

In the Middle of It All



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The Guggenheim in red



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Iz the Wiz

is was



YouTube of one last tag



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The SF Mime Troupe at 50



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A profile of Bob Koester



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The culture wars take a break



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Chaos drives the brain