Monday, August 17, 2009



Graham Foust

on the lectures of

Jack Spicer



Kevin Killian on Spicer



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12 or 20 questions

with Charles Bernstein



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Dydo’s Stein



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The myths of Clarice Lispector



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12 or 20 questions

with Rae Armantrout



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“when I am faced with a great poem



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Nathalie Stephens, Andrew Riemer & Gorkem Acaroglu

on a panel on multilingualism

on the Australian radio program,

The Book Show (MP3)



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Denise Riley & Peter Jaeger



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Christopher Winks on Dolores Dorantes



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ADFEMPO:

Advancing Feminist Poetics & Activism



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Ulysses:

the mass-market paperback



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Warren Tallman

on poets in Vancouver, 1963



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Three generations of NY poets, reading



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The 2009-2010 Filamore Tabios, Sr. Memorial Poetry Prize

the deadline is fast approaching



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A blood drive for Dracula



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Leonard Schwartz’

Cross-Cultural Poetics

MP3 archives

now includes my appearance



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Sony et al

move toward

open standards for e-books



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Success story:

St. John’s Booksellers

in Portland OR



Success story no. 2:

40 years of Titcombs



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U.S. Poets in Mexico



2 Mayan poets



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The Age of Unthink



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An Introduction to the Prose Poem

that isn’t



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12 or 20 questions with

Ken Sparling



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Poets & their letters



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Every Japanese book

Tao Lin has ever read



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Sonja Skarstedt has died



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Cognitive Linguistic Approaches

to Literary Studies:

State of the Art

in Cognitive Poetics



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12 or 20 questions with

Christine Leclerc



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Cate Marvin, good thief



Marvin on

sentiment as a threat to women’s poetry



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Roberto Bolaño’s

The Skating Rink



New Directions Reading Guides

(including The Skating Rink)

available on Scribd



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Bye-bye blow-ins



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The first recordings of speech

date from 1860



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Flarf & high modernism



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Joel Brouwer on Rachel Loden



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Homage to the semi-colon



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The fear of writing



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The Matchbox digital archive



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Talking with Jeffrey Side



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Jack Kerouac: Québécois?



Unintended legacy:

Kerouac’s legal limbo



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Don Share

on Seth Abramson & Yvor Winters



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Handmade books



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Pages, in Toronto,

is the latest bookstore

to announce its demise



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CA Conrad:

a sad visit to Whitman’s house



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Gunn, Stevens & Frost



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R. Dwayne Betts:

From prisoner to poet



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Poetry &science:

can this marriage be saved?



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Best book jacket

(let-‘em-eat-cake division)

I’ve seen in some time



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Best bookstore window

(let-‘em-bake-cake division)



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The lost art of reading



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If all the poets went in

& bought Powerball tickets together



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12 or 20 questions with

Roland Prevost



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John Brandi’s Indian journals



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Coach House founder

Stan Bevington

is named to

the Order of Canada



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Justin Katko:

Remarks on Lingo



Circuits of the Eye

with Jeff T. Johnson



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Mexican novelist

Mario Bellatin



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Lisa Robertson

lecturing at the University of Chicago



12 or 20 questions

for Lisa Robertson



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Yale bans images of Muhammad



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Talking with literary agent Tim Seldes



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Academic arts programs

are cutting back



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12 or 20 questions with

Gillian Sze



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Complexity

has a home page



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Poetry & mystery

in the early work of Johnny Depp



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small



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Talking with Morgan Lucas Schuldt



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Of Albert Huffstickler

& the Chiron Review



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Lawrence Weiner said

that language is material



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12 or 20 questions with

Jonathan Ball



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Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist



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Coach House Press now

owns the house!



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Rent your books



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Ten questions for Edward Byrne



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Not a poet’s novel



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William Wordsworth, neocon



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Taxonomy, naming

& the desire for groups



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The Art of the Box Lunch



Thinking inside the Box



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Henry Gould sets himself up

to decide what is

& is not poetry



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Donald Hall

reading 5 poems



Eleven Days,”

a memoir



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Talking with Richard Russo



More talking with Russo



Russo
visits the Cape



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Bringing back Tennyson



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An article on “civic poetry”

that fails to mention

Charles Olson

even though it was published in

Gloucester ?!?



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The Poet & the Artist Book



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Truth in book jackets



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Genius & heroin



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The Not-the-Booker longlist



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Fascism & the academy,

then & now



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The Paris-Minnesota connection



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Reading Thomas Wyatt



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Why Anne Sexton matters



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A contest for

Britain’s “Favourite Poet”

sans Bunting, Harwood, Raworth, Cobbing or Prynne



Must it really be Kipling?



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A large selection of

audio & video

from Kristeva, Badiou, Žižek et all



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David Mamet does Anne Frank



The Village Voice

imagines what it will be like



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Samuel Beckett,

Not I, part 2




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Mike Seeger
has died



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Rashied Ali, R.I.P.



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The work of music

in the age of

digital reproduction



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Are the Beatles

re-inventing music

yet again?



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American Idiot

becomes a musical



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Tanglewood

from Zukofsky to Zorn



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On Pierre Henry