Tuesday, August 4, 2009



Thomas Fink on

Tan Lin’s plagiarism / outsource



Tan Lin

on Thomas Fink’s review



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Prose poetry & the baroque:

Donald Wellman, James Cook,

Ewa Chrusciel & Zachary Martin



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Cold War politics

& the histories of Polish poetry



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Four San Francisco literary mags from 1959



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Is Seth Abramson unethical?



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The Sonia Sotomayor haiku kerfluffle



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A review of The Age of Huts (compleat)



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Mendelsohn’s Cavafy



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The Academy of American Poets

has announced the 30 participants

for this year’s

Poets’ Forum in October



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Pynchon’s Inherent Vice

“has a plot”!?!



A therefrom



Thinking of the Sixties

only as a place

you’ve heard about



“’The Big Sleep’

as told by

the hippy-dippy weatherman



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What form digital lit?



Hint fiction



Is less than “Twitterific



“When flash fiction becomes just too flashy”



Twittergraphics



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Anne Gorrick’s
“The Swimming Lesson”



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Poems for Shark Week



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Haibun & class war



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John Wiener’s Asylum Poems

@ 40



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Two short poems by

Richard Brautigan

(Did he ever write a long one?)



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When Philip K. Dick

started having visions …



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Collected volumes

obscure as much

as they reveal



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Library-themed Ben & Jerry’s flavors



2 cheers for Malt Whitman



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Who uses the library the most?



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Yet another e-reader

to challenge Kindle



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Ed Baker’s “Five Visual Poems”



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Remembering Jonathan Bayliss



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Eileen R.Tabios’ “Maid of Honor”



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Canon formation in Japanese literature



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It’s not what you know



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Daily Kos reinvents Conan’s

Palin poem almost verbatim



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Stephen Burt

on 4 books of poetry & one of photographs



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Paul Siegell’s

Jambandbootleg

reviewed in the paper handed out

at every PHiSH concert



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Peter Ganick thingks again



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Forgotten bookmarks!

(I nearly swooned over that 1953

Pete Runnels baseball card!)



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Talking with D.A. Powell



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On Duffy’s ode to the war dead



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I have always liked it

that the Montana book awards

are for New Zealand poets



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Lochhead on love



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Poetry, music, performance

in a grain elevator

in upstate New York



The Wassaic Project

Summer Festival

Aug. 13-16



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A review, 25 years later,

of Howard Brookner’s

Burroughs: The Movie



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Paul Siegell’s

“An Entire City Wearing The Same Halloween Costume”



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Read Write Poem has been relaunched



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The reinvention of journalism



Sez who?



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250+ Shakespeare festivals in the USA



Women’s Will



The bad boy bard



Resculpting Antony & Cleopatra



Follow the First Folio



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Gandalf vs. Dumbledore



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John Gallaher on Matthew Collings



The bad boy of British art criticism



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Oct. 2-4 in NYC:

The NY Art Book Fair



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Annie Leibovitz in hock



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A major new art space in Paris



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The once vital New Langton Arts

in San Francisco

appears to have imploded



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Two works by Mozart in a sister’s notebook?



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Arnold Schoenberg's Drei Klavierstücke, op. 11-I

played by cats on pianos.



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Otoliths 14

is really terrific!