Friday, June 19, 2009



Lyn Hejinian, David Bromige, Cecelia Belle, Tilden Park 2003



The San Francisco Chronicle obit

for David Bromige



Bromige’s funeral pamphlet



The collection of tales & reminiscences has now grown to over 90



Some Bromige collaborations



David Bromige in Portuguese



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Poetry in the streets of Iran



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Can flarf be taken seriously?



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Lyric vs. Language



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Narrative vs. vulgar narrative

in hybrid & New Thang poetries



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Penn’s George Oppen podcast

features Rachel Blau DuPlessis & Bob Perelman



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Keeping it real re the # of English words



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Talking with Chris Higgs



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Barrett Watten reading



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June 21 @ 21 Grand (Oakland)

Judith Goldman & Charles Bernstein

(his first Bay Area reading in 5 years)



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The Charles Olson Centenary Conference



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Wallace Stevens “in” Europe



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The future of reading



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Titlenomics



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How independent

are indie bestseller lists?



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Poetry & accessibility



What to do next?



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Steve Farmer, Lindsay Boldt & Joshua Clover

reading at Artifact



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Charles Plymell:

the benzedrine highway interview



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Q&A with Robert Archembeau



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Annie Finch on

Poems for the Millennium, vol. 3



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Liu Hongbin,

a poet in exile



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Talking with Halé Tokay



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Jeramy Dodds wins the Trillium for poetry



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The bpNichol Chapbook Award



This year’s short list



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Linguistic invaders from Mars



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Some criteria of poetic analysis



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Kate Moss meets Sylvia Plath



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In favor of the Ph.D.



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Alan Baker

on Gertrude Stein & Tony Lopez



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The death of painting

& its threat to poetry



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Edgy formalism



Edgy intellect



Deep edges



Will the real post-avants please stand up?



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Problems with post-avant writing



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Remembering Karen Brodine



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Poets reveal

the strangest place

they’ve “done it”



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Poetry & cheese



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Even slower poetry



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Poet with the worst day job ever



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“A poet must know how to kick



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University presses
“are getting hammered”



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Intercontinental

& damn proud of it



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Countries represented in

The Poetry Society’s

translation prize contest for this year



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When books become design statements



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The Whitman of the national security state



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Is Carol Ann Duffy

inferior to a weather report?



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Carolyn Smart’s Hooked



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Moon Chung-hee’s Woman on Terrace



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Talking with Desmond Kon



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A poetry festival on Martha’s Vineyard



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BookGlutton



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Todd Rubenstein:

obviously one of the best

poets-in-the-schools



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The advantage of poetry

over music



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Does the internet

make you a better writer?



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Kindle & class readers



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The lineup for

SoundEye #13



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Thibault Raoult’s El P.E.



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A profile of Jeffrey Beam

with several poems

(scroll down)



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A Text Festival update



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Haaretz lets poets produce the news



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Scott Urban & the news



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Flannery & the peacocks



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Neeli Cherkovski’s

elegy for

Harold Norse



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Byron sans editing



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Writing under court order



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His master’s voice



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Why rappers are the natural succesors

to Tennyson



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Reading report:

Kafka tribute in New York



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The Scottish Poetry Library

is 25!



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Joshua Kotin on Devin Johnston



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Lightsey Darst’s Ginnunagap



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The 15th Lariat Laureate is Ken Cook



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Amazon has suggestions



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It’s a parody

claims

Salinger sequel author



Judge issues temporary restraining order

to block publication



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A Bloomsday quiz



& Bloomsday FAQs



Burying your grandfather

in Ulysses



How Ulysses
got its title



the snotgreen sea



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Talking with Wendy Mnookin



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Talking with Danny Solis



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Kanye West:

“Proud non-reader



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Harold Bloom on Blood Meridian



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Talking with Paul Stephens



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Subscriptions are now open to

The Journal of British & Irish

Innovative Poetry



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Susan Sontag:

Waiting for Godot

in Sarajevo



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AP to distribute

nonprofit journalism



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Are games what’s killing

the music industry



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Jonathan Williams’

photography archives

arrive at Yale



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Banksy in Bristol



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Grace Hartigan & the “boys club”



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Artists say No to Google



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Ian Hamilton Finlay & co.

at London’s ICA



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Gagosian decides that now

is the time to expand



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Berlin’s Papergirl



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The radical art of sowing seeds



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Women playwrights

arrive in the West End



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Graham Greene on film



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Tony Tost’s America



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Machines of the 20th Century



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Ethicists ain’t more ethical



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John Rawls & Barack Obama