Wednesday, March 14, 2007

 

Talking with Martín Espada

(An MP3 of a reading
at Fox Lane High School)

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Mary Ann Caws
on translation

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Albert Mobilio
on interviewing as a process

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Gabriel Garcia Márquez
versus
Mario Vargas Llosa

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Jean Baudrillard’s Selected Writings
in PDF format

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Remembering
a
Baghdad book dealer

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The Supreme Court addresses
Bong Hits 4 Jesus,”
a major free speech case

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The Poetry Foundation
strikes back
in the form of
a David Orr
attack on the poetics of
The New Yorker

in the Sunday
New York Times

(Now, about the poetics of
The New York Times…)

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The Poetry Foundation
also chooses a site
for a permanent home

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A review of
The Grand Piano,
Part 2

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Francine Prose
to lead PEN

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George McWhirter,
Vancouver’s first
poet laureate

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Society for the History
of Authorship,
Reading & Publishing
is
S.H.A.R.P.

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A national
Poetry Reading
bee?

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A summer poetry workshop
in Scotland
that counts
Thomas A. Clark,
Susan Tichy,
&
Ken Cockburn
among the faculty
& includes trips to
Little Sparta
& the studio of
Andy Goldsworthy

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The Scottish Poetry Library

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The flurry of
”How to Read” books
get a close reading

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Kaz Maslanka
explores
torque & Robert Creeley
complete with diagrams

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Do Republicans write fiction
outside of the White House?

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Troy Jollimore
is “stunned
to receive
The National Book Critics Circle
Award

Jollimore,
who teaches philosophy
at Chico State,
may be the first
occasional blogger
to win such an award

His collection of
John Berryman imitations
was originally
selected for publication
by Billy Collins

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The future of libraries

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On Auerbach’s Dante

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Patti Smith
on being inducted
into the Rock ‘n’ Roll
Hall of Fame

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A poem only
Jack Gilbert
could have written

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Mark Doty
gone to the dogs

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A profile
of Rod Smith

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Wystan on the subway

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Translating Emily
into other media

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Scroll down
here
to vote for
The Oddest Book Title of the Year

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Pretty Lessons in Verse
for Good Children

& the woman
who wrote them

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Of the New Zealand poet
C.K. Stead

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Talking with Eavan Boland

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Linda Myers
will retire
as executive director of
The Loft

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Poet of the Pogues

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The School of Quietude
goes to
the City University of New York

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Sylvia
down under

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Talking with
the Poet Laureate
of Connecticut

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“The avant-garde was always
just the people
with the most energy”

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Of critics
seeking bribes

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“the length of time
that an average museum-goer
spends looking at a work of art –
nine seconds

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Rauschenberg’s transfer drawings
from the 1960s

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Bruce Nauman
at the
University Art Museum
in
Berkeley

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Saatchi, Stuart
& new Chinese artists

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Mark Spoelstra,
the best 12-string guitarist
I ever heard,
has passed on

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Noam Chomsky
on Bush & Iran

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The state of journalism

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