Friday, June 5, 2009



Santa Rosa Press-Democrat obit

for David Bromige



“Lines” by David Bromige

& some notes by Charles Bernstein

for The Difficulties



My Memoir



A feature on David in Jacket 22

(scroll down)



23 items in Jackets index

relating to David Bromige

can be found by typing his name in here



Memories, stories & reminiscences

from the Bromige website



Ken Edwards on David Bromige



Men, Women and Vehicles



Pierre Joris includes

In Place of a Preface

in his blognote



Tom Beckett

who published the Bromige issue of

The Difficulties,

quotes from his interview with David



“All I can do is destroy their language



A rich & lengthy memoir

from Maureen Hurley



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$1,000,000

for the Robert Pinsky

Global Fellowship Fund

& another $M to bring

foreign poets to Boston U



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The 2 books most often cited

in the 2008 Attention Span

survey of poets’ current interests:

Kevin Davies’ The Golden Age of Paraphernalia

Alice Notley’s In the Pines



10 other books

mentioned between 4 & 6 times each



Directory of the 50 contributors

(519 titles mentioned altogether!)



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Save arts funding in Pennsylvania!

(PA residents, take action now!)



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Eileen Myles on hating poetry



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C.D. Wright & A.F. Moritz

have won the Griffin Prize



Talking with C.D. Wright



A profile of A.F. Moritz



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Should creative writing be taught?



Barbara Jane Reyes:

outsider vs. insider



Reyes on the Poetic Industrial Complex



Juliana Spahr on MFAs



“Write about a real boy



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Nothing new in Burt’s “Thing”



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Fanny Howe, reading



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Juliana Spahr

on the fate of English

in the literature of the 1990s



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How poems should be distributed



BBC’s poetry season



My interview on the BBC-3

show The Verb

should go live today

& be up for a week



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Tuff-Writer tactical pens



Bruce Sterling on Tuff-Writer’s FAQ page



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Kenny Goldsmith sings Nada Gordon!



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Bruce Andrews’

As the World Turns



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A profile of Robert Mittenthal



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Pierre Joris on Douglas Rothschild



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Lost literary landmarks



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Seamus Heaney

& the revenge of the slime kings



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Basil Bunting’s Complete Poems



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Doug Holder’s memoir

of Maclean Hospital,

psych ward of the Boston Brahmin school



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Marjorie Perloff dot com



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A profile of Jeanne Heuving



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12 poets, 7 translators, 4 events, 2 countries, 1 publication



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Lars Gustafsson

voting with the pirate party



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Interviewing Jacques Roubaud



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Michael Lally on Simon Pettet



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Reading Novalis in Montana



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A profile of Maryrose Larkin



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How the brain processes speech



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Why the 1950s loved the 1920s



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William Logan

on Billy Collins, Thom Gunn,

Auggie Kleinzahler, Jim Powell,

Katha Pollitt, Rita Dove

& Arda Collins



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The “ATM of books”



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Succeeding online

selling books



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Where are the readers?



& who cares ?



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Is slam going soft?



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Poetry at the French Open



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Make a living

reading your poems?



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Talking with Gary Snyder



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Shin Yu Pai in China



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Recalling Nazim Hikmet

in Bulgaria



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What does Oxford’s professor of poetry

actually do?



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Walcott heads to Alberta



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Poetry in Hartford, CT’s

Sunken Garden



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Slow Poetry at Big Bridge



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A literary evening in Oakland Chinatown



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Jack Gilbert, the “beatnik” (?!?)



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My Book Expo



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Poets “don’t mind the recession” (?!?)



Cuts threaten LSU Press, Southern Review



Linh Dinh in the NY Times



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Poetry is not…”



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Dale Smith’s course on tribes in poetry

next month at Naropa



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Book clubs for guys



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William Stafford archives

return to Lewis & Clark



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Walt Whitman & Ralph Waldo Emerson



Walt Whitman reading!



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Remembering Makoto Oda



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Daniel Nester’s Adagia Project

comes via Twitter



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Why is Rumi so popular?



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Madame Bovary online



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Poe’s book case



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2009 Scream in High Park (Toronto)



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Reviews of 21 lit mags



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Talking with Jason Dewinetz



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A profile of Kevin Connolly



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Auggie Kleinzahler

& his high-profile

“contented anonymity”



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Not sold on the New Thang



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What if the “modernist turn” in recent poetry

is a conservative one?



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No winner of Urdd poetry contest



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Gutterpirates, ahoy!”



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Mick Imlah’s family

heartened by Griffin nomination



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Talking with Susan Culver



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Droppin’ the G



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Aesthetics as Somatic Practice



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The ballad of Arthur & Marilyn



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Gods are not poets



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Profile of David Abel



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Portland’s program of

poetry on the buses

comes to an end



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Talking with Terri McCord



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A room of one’s own

in Ludington, Michigan



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a bad book, plain and simple”



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SpongeBob & the value of bad verse



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Ian Hamilton & John Updike



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Mark Doty:

Breaking the prize



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Alan Shapiro

wins an award

from the English-Speaking Union



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Poetry posters

from New Zealand to Nashville



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Storming the museum of irrelevance



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Will blogs kill blackboards?



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The Larkin tour



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J.D. Salinger

goes to court



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Is no Shakespeare

better than

bad Shakespeare ?



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This year’s Pew Fellows

include “fiction & creative nonfiction”

& “works on paper”



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What’s to be seen in NYC



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LA Times obit of David Ireland



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Bruce Nauman in Venice



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Jamie Williams,

AD at the Academy of Art



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Obama picks GOP rep

to govern NEH



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Art vs. Science



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Koko Taylor has died



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Web 2.0 ain’t socialism



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Gender issues in Twitter trends



Tweets

bring down NY Times computers