Wednesday, April 25, 2007

 

August Kleinzahler
tries to deal with the
precipitous,
rather mysterious,
falling off
in the quality

of Ed Dorn’s poetry

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The fiddler
of L’Enfant Plaza

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Yeats & the fiddler
of L’Enfant Plaza

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Bruce Springsteen,
street musician

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Alan Bernheimer’s photo of
yours truly,
reading all of Ketjak,
Powell & Market,
San Francisco,
September 1978

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Newspaper book reviewers
fight to survive…

while the Chicago Trib
moves book reviews
to Saturday

(the newspaper nobody reads)

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An interesting account
of the
British poetry wars

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A newspaper piece
on
Poets on Painters,
the show,
which will be traveling
eventually to
Illinois State University,
the Queens Library Gallery in
Jamaica, N.Y.
and to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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4 Nancy Shaw sites
on the web
(thanks to Aaron Vidaver):

Obit from the Vancouver Sun

Interview (with Catriona Strang,
Jeff Derksen & Lisa Robertson)

Bibliography

Affordable Tedium (1987)

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Talking with
Kevin Young

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the face of poetry in America is a black face

Nikki Giovanni
on the place of poetry

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Reviewing
Nikki Giovanni
&
Charles Bukowski

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Poetry walks are spreading

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Moniru Ravanipur
& the risks she takes

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Kazim Ali’s
tale of
recycling poetry
in the age of
homeland security

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Did Shakespeare limp?

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3 authors
introduce
their books

(including
the latest attempt
to connect the SoQ
to
Ireland)

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Antonio Gamoneda
awarded
the Cervantes Prize

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On the poetry
& life
of Sheikh Saadi,
Persian poet
of the 12th century

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Will postal fees
kill
small presses
?

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Farewell
to the art of
browsing

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Slam poetry
in
Santa Cruz

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Poetry readings
in the
Klang Valley

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“Tentative, greedy, by night they came,
drawn to the insects drawn to the light”

Not Vachel Lindsay,
not Rudyard Kipling,
but the tub-thumping
metrics of
William Logan
in the New Yorker

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“The rusting, decomposing hulk of the United States
is moored across Columbus Boulevard from Ikea”
& other subtleties
from C.K. Williams
in the self-same publication

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“To steal a glance and, anxious, see
Him slipping into transparency—“

Thus J.D. McClatchy
starts his sonnet

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Reading
The Paris Review
Interviews

down under

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A profile of
Natasha Trethewey

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An “unlikely trinity” –
poets connected
to
Dave Smith

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Talking with
Donald Hall

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The official State Poet
of Rhode Island

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Remembering Laura Gilpin

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Martin Duberman’s bio
of Lincoln Kirstein

& a profile of Kirstein

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Sam Wagstaff,
visionary

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The Gospel according to Albee

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What is feminist art?

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To the person who wrote
the unsigned review
of The Age of Huts (compleat)
in
Publisher’s Weekly,
calling it
”one of the few
must-have works
of American avant-garde poetry,”

Thank you!

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