Thursday, July 16, 2009



“Let us now praise Geoff Young



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Al Young & Jack Foley on David Bromige



Ed Coletti remembers some favorite works



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Videos of Tina Darragh & P. Inman

at the Other Room in Manchester



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Ruth Stone’s What Love Comes To



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Talking with Joe Amato



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Laura Moriarty & Nate Mackey



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Carrie Etter

on

The SoundEye Poetry Festival

in Cork



(Part II)



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“one of Pound’s

more savage disciples



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Caroline Bergvall

on the bilingual



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Comma-nists!



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Lisa Jarnot’s Night Scenes



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What is a Poet?

Simpson, Perloff, Levertov, Ignatow,

Stern, Vendler, Bernstein & Lazer

look at it sideways



Hank Lazer’s

25th anniversary introduction



Photos



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Aram Saroyan

on Ginsberg, Kerouac & Berrigan



Ted Berrigan in Irish America



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Jack Spicer’s

My Vocabulary Did This to Me



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The problem of too much poetry,

not enough attention,

in the 1890s!



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Jill Magi on Retallack’s Stein



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A tribute to Kamala Das



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Kick Kerouac

out of the canon?



Ten great books

you should avoid reading



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Judi Ann Mason has died



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Simon Vinkenoog has died



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Incorporating C.S. Perez



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This is about Jane Austen



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Clayton Eshleman,

translating Cesaire



And Artaud



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Typography & prayer



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The secrets of a hack



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BBC’s poetry season

“let down by poor production”



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Shakespeare’s transcribers



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What is innovation?



Not this



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Prince of Poets

moves to the next stage



One of the poets is female



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A Poem for Neda



& another



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Geoffrey Hill is serious as hell”



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Ben Wilkinson’s The Mole



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Three strange articles about 2666



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The new poetry –

“spare and extremely easy to read



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Two poems by Tim Dlugos



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Albert Goldbarth,

“a great big pain in the ass”



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Laura Bush at Crater Lake



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Carcanet’s audio library:

from Ashbery to Millay &

Inger Christensen to William Carlos Williams



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Wallace Stevens & the pineapple



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Slampooned!



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The scene in Longview, Texas



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Sonia Sotomayor,

net neutrality & the First Amendment



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Insult poem leads to jail



An ode to the prez

yields 3-year sentence



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Santa Cruz is ready for its laureate



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Poetry readings on the bus



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What does “free culture” cost?



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Jacob Gershon,

the pen name of Daniel Radcliffe



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The problem with “smart phones



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How will high-brows show off

in the age of iPods & Kindle?



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What lag time for the Kindle versions?



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E-texts get mixed reviews



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Newspapers are dead –

long live journalism!



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Tigertail WordSpeak

is ready to slam



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An anti-flarf /anti-conceptual howl

so pained

it’s nearly flarf itself



True Flarf



Cleveland: a flarf-free zone?



Kenny Goldsmith defends

his flarf-conceptualism manifesto



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Preservation fight “on Margate Sands



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iTouch vispo



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Hirsch & Boland

on the making of a sonnet



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In Santa Clara County,

putting the laureate to canvas



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David Orr on Thom Gunn



& Randall Mann on Gunn



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Walking Mount Tamalpais

with Gary Snyder



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Bill Berkson’s

New and Selected Poems



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Alternative readings



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Libraries in contemporary India



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Posthumous works



Rat Beach



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Edith Wharton’s lost letters



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The future of books?



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The latest death of a bookstore

comes on DC’s Pennsylvania Avenue



Pegasus / Pendragon bookseller

on why these stores

have survived in a market that killed

both Cody’s & Black Oak



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SPD’s best sellers

for May & June



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too slow for the bigs



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On Tony Hoagland’s defense

of Dean Young



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Swinburne’s “Cliffside Path”



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Do Milton’s angels

have gay sex?



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Cover pieces in the new

Boog City

on Mark Lamoureaux & Tan Lin



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Fred Marchant’s The Looking House



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Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

for Six Voices



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A profile of Kevin Prufer



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dilettante spy



Mrs Hemingway



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Kimiko Hahn’s poetry of science



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Pamela Uschuk’s Crazy Love



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Arundhati Roy:

writing as a weapon



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Looking for poems for

Dr. Williams



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Jack Anderson’s

Getting Lost in a City Like This



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Talking with Erin Belieu



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A game to teach language



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B.H. Fairchild’s Usher



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Russell Edson’s See Jack



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Nick Laird’s Glover’s Mistake



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William Stobb on American Hybrid



American Hybrid as self-fiction



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Christian fiction:

from the Amish to the undead



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Talking with Jay McInerney



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Bonding with books



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Long-lost

Graham Greene

to be serialized in

The Strand



The Best Intentions



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How teenagers consume media

(the word book appears

only as a suffix to Face-)



Twitter is not for kids



Intern’s report goes viral



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I.F. Stone, protoblogger



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Once upon a time,

this wasn’t seen

as being so awful

as to be funny



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Talking with Leonard Cohen



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Susan Schultz on Ledward Kaapana et al



King of the slack key guitar



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The Beatles’ use of strings

in the politics of rock & roll



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Stephen Cope’s world music podcasts



The playlists



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The oracle



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Sir Edward Downes

& his wife Joan


have commtted suicide



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Song Dong’s mother’s house



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Remembering Dash Snow



Even in Orange County



The “ghoul factor



A tribute in Manchester, UK



Another obit



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The Cacodylic Eye



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Peter Schjeldahl on James Ensor



Schjeldahl on Judith Leyster



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Have the Harry Potter films

shed the “anchor” of the books?



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Religious terror

& the erotics of exceptional violence



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“Us” & “Them”

terrorism, conflict & discursive formations



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Johannes Göransson’s

“great great (etc) grandfather”