Friday, June 12, 2009



Ten reasons for liking

Carol Watts’
alphabetise



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D.A. Powell on David Bromige



About.Com on Bromige



Pennsound on Bromige



David Bromige & the news



Pat Nolan on Bromige



Aldon Lynn Nielsen:

“½ a poem for David Bromige”



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A Harold Norse tribute page



An Exquisite Corpse
feature



Glenn Ingersoll on Norse



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Remembering Bill Witherup



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NY Times obit for Kamala Das



Remembering Kamala Das



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Eileen Myles on Steve Carey



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This week’s

death-of-a-bookstore tale is

Shaman Drum in Ann Arbor



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A short history of benshi

from silent cinema to flarf



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Stein meets Whitehead meets Olson

meets Kaprow meets …



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Methodology in

Nathan Austin’s Survey Says!



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Walking & writing in Philadelphia



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Octavio Paz’

“Poetry & Modernity”



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A straight poet’s view

of Thom Gunn



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Stephen Vincent

on talks on disability/disablement

by Michael Davidson & Susan Schweik



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New critical writing by

Fanny Howe, W.S. DiPiero

& the always fun William Logan



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Poetic Justice



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Robert Duncan

reading Passages 1-10 (MP3)

reading Passages 11-13 (MP3)

reading Passages 14 (MP3)



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Kevin Killian on Jack Spicer

in the new Boog City

(with Jack Gilbert’s answers

to the Magic Workshop questionnaire)



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School of Drone



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Sophie Robinson reads from a



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How to text search

your entire library



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Justice Dept looking at Google book deal



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Poetry dominates

Middle Eastern TV



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The six-word story contest



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The Language Olympics

in Istanbul



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Neo-Nazi killer cites Ezra Pound 3 times

in first 6 chapters of

paranoid manifesto



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Ezra Pound among the Mawu



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Talking with Justin Evans



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Writers & rejection



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Karla Morton

is the first woman in 15 years

to be Texas’ laureate



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Poets are supposed to have

forbidden sex”



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Poetry fit for cable TV



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Ed Pavlic’s

Winners Have Yet to Be Announced:

A Song for Donny Hathaway



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Daniel Mendelsohn

reads his translations of Cavafy

on NPR



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Here comes Bloomsday!



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Post-avant readings

at the Museum of Contemporary Art

in Sydney



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Richard III

in Arabic in Brooklyn



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The detective fiction of

Owen Hill & Summer Brenner



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Garrison Keillor’s 77 Love Sonnets



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Campbell McGrath’s Shannon



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In praise of Su Shi



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Three posts on Louis Zukofsky



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Dahlia Ravikovitch’s

Hovering at a Low Altitude



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The one millionth word in the English language:

Web 2.0



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deep in Thai donut



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A profile of Henry Mills



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Fitzgerald’s typist



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A laureate in the school



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A Robert Creeley book site



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Dave Eggers says

invest in print



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The children’s laureate

goes ape



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Duffy joins

Wordsworth & Co.



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Poetry & chocolate



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Winning a Pushcart Prize



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Look who’s predicting

the end of paper & ink?



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Twitter trends:

super users & “silent crowds”



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How conservatives failed “the culture



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Obama’s pronouns



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Stanley Cavell’s

“The Uncanniness of the Ordinary”



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How obits became obits



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Memorial graffiti



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Graffiti gets new respect



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Robert Colescott has died



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T.J Clark:

“Painting and Ground Level”



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The garden as protest



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Poor. Old. Tired. Horse.

exhibition opens in London

next week



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Frank O’Hara & Alfred Leslie

@ the Tate Modern



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Slow going in Venice



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Music for the new millennium

& the Social Genome



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A collective profile of Ornette Coleman

by Patti Smith, Moby, Eddie Vetter, et al



NY Times blog on Coleman’s Meltdown



5 Coleman YouTubes



Meltdown



A bio of Ornette Coleman



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"Dylan's lyrics construct an author-reader relation

posited on the model of an irresolvable enigma

which is both the incitement to

and the perpetual frustration of

readerly desire."



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Merce Cunningham outlines legacy plan



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Babies understand numbers

as abstract concepts



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Now that’s baseball